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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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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” “ Zynga and USC enter social and mobile game design partnership,” says Education Dive. 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.”

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” The New York Times on “ mastery based learning ” : “A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry.” The Wall Street Journal predicts “The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice.” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” (National) Education Politics.

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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 New York Times : “Dreams Stall as CUNY , New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters.”

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“The UK government has published its 2016 HE White Paper, entitled Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice,” the Times Higher Education reports. 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. Education Politics. “ U.S.