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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. From the Coursera blog : “Coursera pilots a new course format.” ” More via I Programmer on Coursera ’s decision to remove old courses from its platform. In other Coursera news : “ Atlassian sponsors computer science learners on Coursera.”

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Via CNET : “ Verizon to pay $17M to resolve FCC, Justice E-Rate probes.” More MOOC job changes: Techcrunch reports that “ Coursera ’s chief product officer just left to become a VC.” It’s one of a number of departures from Edsurge recently: Mary Jo Madda is now at Google. Once upon a time, Coursera updates went in the MOOC section. (National) Education Politics. From the White House Press Office : “ President Donald J.

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Via Education Week : “ E-Rate , Other Universal-Service Funds to Be Transferred to U.S. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” ” The Google Memo. ” Via The Guardian’s Julie Carrie Wong : “Segregated Valley: the ugly truth about Google and diversity in tech.” (National) Education Politics.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

But.truth is, the US government isn't the early adopter here; Amazon, Google and Facebook are really the front-line developers of the surveillance state." Tagged on: March 9, 2017 Move Fast and Break Trust | Slate → Google’s alternative facts and Uber’s self-driving accidents are symptoms of a deeper problem that is only going to get worse: we are beta-testing the future - with increasingly serious consequences.

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” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” Via The New York Times : “ Google , in Post-Obama Era, Aggressively Woos Republicans ” – so enjoy that Google Certification, educators. Via Education Week : “ Mississippi Attorney General Sues Google Over Student-Data Privacy.” ” Via the Coursera blog : “Announcing Coursera for Governments & Nonprofits.”

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Via The Chicago Tribune : “ Chance the Rapper writes $1 million check to CPS as a ‘call to action’ ” “The History of the Future of E-rate ” by me. ” Via The Financial Times : “ Coursera chief on the future of online learning and the Trump era.” Via The Outline : “ Google ’s featured snippets are worse than fake news.” Google is acquiring machine learning contest site Kaggle.