Why a multiscreen classroom is the next big thing

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However, moving a traditional classroom that’s built for face-to-face delivery to a hybrid-remote environment where instructors are teaching to both students in the classroom and online, often simultaneously, will take more than simply a laptop and a video conferencing application.

How a Partnership Over Annotation Software Fits Into Bigger Changes in Research Workflow

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Elsevier, one of the world’s largest publishers of scientific journals, hasn’t been shy about shifting away from just publishing to offering a set of tools for scholars to use throughout the research process. Hypothesis is free for anyone to use, and even before the partnership professors could have used the annotation service to mark up Elsevier articles (or any other page on the web). Officials for both Elsevier and Hypothes.is

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Universities are replete with lecture capture tools, interactive media, web based content and personal response technologies; students arrive equipped with social media and mobile devices; technology supported distance education has been long established; universities are experimenting with flipped classrooms, gaming and MOOCs. The big four publishers - Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor and Francis and Springer - are making huge profits worldwide from the goodwill of academics.

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” Via the AP : “A judge ruled Friday that school districts [in Florida ] can’t hold 3rd graders back just because they score badly on a mandated standardized reading test, saying that classroom grades and teacher evaluations have to be considered.” Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier. Education Politics.

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Classrooms.” I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review. Anyway, here’s Richard Smith on Elsevier and “A Big Brother future for science publishing.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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Google has updated its pseudo-LMS, Classroom. More Google PR, this time from The Verge : “ Google is adding ARCore support to the Chromebook Tab 10 with Classroom updates.” Arguably, a much more interesting look at gaming and education is this, from Phil McAndrew , on D&D : “Critical Hits in the Classroom.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. Via The New York Times : “How Google Took Over the Classroom.” Education Politics. Via The Washington Post : “ Trump ’s first full education budget : Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice.” ” NPR’s Cory Turner on “The Promise And Peril Of School Vouchers.”

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” The New York Times on “ mastery based learning ” : “A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry.” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

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What Happens in My Classroom During a Lockdown Drill Should Horrify Americans,” writes K. Wikispaces Classroom (and free wikis from the company, now owned by TES ) joins the ed-tech dead pool. Just you wait… Inside Higher Ed profiles ClassPulse , a(nother) classroom feedback tool. blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.”

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” Via the AP : “Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said.” The “voice-activated classroom” would discriminate against some people with disabilities and against people who do not speak English, but hey.). Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?”

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The AP on the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow : “Education regulators are reviewing a whistleblower’s claim that Ohio ’s then- largest online charter school intentionally inflated attendance figures tied to its state funding using software it purchased after previous allegations of attendance inflation.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.”

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Salesforce , the world’s largest customer relationship management platform, has announced a new classroom-ready training scheme called Trailhead for Students.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” classrooms: An army of robots to help autistic students learn social skills.”

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Via The Wall Street Journal : “What’s Better in the Classroom – Teacher or Machine ?” Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic. “ Betsy DeVos , Pick for Secretary of Education , Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein. “How Betsy DeVos Became Trump’s Least Popular Cabinet Pick ” by Anya Kamenetz.

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’ Inside America’s classrooms in the wake of Trump’s win.” “The Failure of the iPad Classroom” by David Sax. ” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” Presidential Politics. President-Elect Donald J. Trump.

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I’m not sure why Inc calls ClassDojo “Slack for Classrooms” when it’s really much more “operant conditioning and surveillance for schools.” Via The Backchannel : “ Microsoft Weaponizes Minecraft in the War Over Classrooms.” “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. Presidential Campaign Politics. Via Politico : “ Donald Trump has put wealthy universities on alert.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ Marquette University was justified in disciplining a professor who had publicly rebuked a graduate teaching assistant over her handling of classroom discussions of homosexuality, a state judge ruled on Thursday.” Via The New York Times : “Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom.”

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The New York Times on The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow , an online charter school: “Online School Enriches Affiliated Companies if Not Its Students.” Elsevier has acquired SSRN , an online open access repository. The company, which provides public radio and related instructional materials to classrooms, has raised $1.55 Education Politics. “ U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. Statement on the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.”

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” Via Education Week : “ Cursive writing could be returning to Louisiana ’s public school classrooms. ” Larry Cuban on “ Integrating Technology In Classrooms: Teach To One in a Oakland Charter School.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” ” Via The Baltimore Sun : “Company says it can predict whether a teacher will be good – before entering a classroom.”

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Buzzfeed on the Parkland school shooting survivors : “‘It was like a war in the classroom. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Larry Cuban on “ Technological Monitoring of Student Work in a Classroom.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education.