Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

Bryan Alexander

For example, community college adoption of OER depends on the behavior of institutions that most of their students transfer to. MAJOR BUSINESS SHIFT In major business news, publishers Elsevier and Pearson appear to be entering bankruptcy.

OER 78

Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

Bryan Alexander

For example, community college adoption of OER depends on the behavior of institutions that most of their students transfer to. MAJOR BUSINESS SHIFT In major business news, publishers Elsevier and Pearson appear to be entering bankruptcy.

OER 78

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Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Social media for example has achieved a remarkable success in eroding the power of previously elite media channels. One example is the encyclopaedia, long cherished as one of society's most important knowledge repositories.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Chopra worked at the CFPB and, while there, “sued two for-profit-college companies – ITT Educational Services Inc. ” It’s now unclear, observers say, if the FTC can regulate companies like Google or Verizon. ” “Two assessment companies – Educational Testing Service and Data Recognition Corp. ” asks Fast Company. (I’m Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

On video games , for example – yes, that old canard. ” Oh sure sure, this isn’t exactly education technology news, except for the part where Khosla invests in education technology companies and his wife founded the open education organization CK–12. Wikispaces Classroom (and free wikis from the company, now owned by TES ) joins the ed-tech dead pool. blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Not really ed-tech-related, except for all those companies saying they’re “Uber for education.” The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative ’s CTO, Brian Pinkerton , is leaving the company. ” I mean, as long as data isn’t an issue and tech companies can build voice recognition software that recognizes languages other than English and accents other than Californian. ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.”