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Coursera ’s 2018 Revenue Estimated to be $140 million,” Class Central estimates. Via The New York Times : “How Google Protected Andy Rubin , the ‘Father of Android ’ ” “Google could have fired Mr. Rubin and paid him little to nothing on the way out. Remember: the biases of engineers and managers get baked into the software you use. Enjoy your Google for Education products !

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Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill analyzes a recent interview with Coursera ’s CEO and argues the MOOC provider is “betting on OPM market and shift to low-cost masters degrees.” Via e-Literate : “Experience Economy: Enterprise software view into persistence and future of LMS market.” Google has acquired lesson-provider Workbench. ” Via The New York Times : “ Digital Divide Is Wider Than We Think, Study Says.”

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” Via Education Dive : “ Coursera ’s Tom Willerer talks personalization, access.” ” Google profiles Niji Collins , a winner in the latest Google Code-In contest. Edsurge profiles “ personalized learning ” software used in a virtual school that has some 450 incarcerated students. ” Adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning , says eSchool News. ” Google responds.

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Humphrey testified that he hired Hubbard on a $7,500-per-month consulting contract to connect him to legislative leaders in other states, as Edgenuity tried to sell digital courses.” He was an instructor in one of several high-profile Coursera failures back in 2013. The New York Times on “The Challenges of Closing the Digital Divide.” Education Politics. “ Spending Bill Could Revive Year-Round Pell Grants.”

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