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” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. Via Techcrunch : “ Google+ bug gave developers access to non-public data from 52.5M Via Edsurge : “ Employment Outcomes Data Is All Over The Place.

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And more online education news in the “Betteridge’s Law of Headlines” section and in the research and data section below. ” More news about a data breach at a testing company in the infosec section below. Edsurge covers Clever ’s new product “Clever Goals,” which takes the data that the company gleans about student usage of technology and sells it back to schools. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. ” Survey data from Edweek’s Market Brief : “ Teachers’ Use of Ed-Tech Tools Rises Across the Board, But Time Pressures Persist.” ” Data from e-Literate : “Contrasting LMS Adoption Patterns in Four English-Speaking Countries.”

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Via NPR : Illinois “Lawmakers Looking At How Public Schools Handle Private Data.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Via Techcrunch : “ Ibuki is the 10-year-old robot child that will haunt your dreams.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. There’s a data-related court case in the legal section above.

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” A ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union raises interesting questions about the ownership of student data : “Exam scripts and examiner’s corrections are personal data of the exam candidate.” Via the Indianapolis Business Journal : “Legal skirmishes break out over ITT documents, data.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. (National) Education Politics.

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“‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. There’s more about Mattel’s robots and privacy in the privacy section below. classrooms: An army of robots to help autistic students learn social skills.”

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Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Senate bill compels data collection on foreign-born college students.” Data dashboards. “ inBloom ’s collapse undermined personalized learning and data standards efforts,” says danah boyd. (I’m I’m working on a response to the Data & Society report on inBloom, but I’ve had the flu and I’ve been busy talking about how surveillance-driven “personalized learning” undermines democracy. Education Politics.

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” “Two assessment companies – Educational Testing Service and Data Recognition Corp. ” More data on military enrollment in for-profits in the “research” section below. 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. Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Robots probably won’t take your jobs.

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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” Via Gamasutra : “Parents take Subway Surfers devs to court over alleged misuse of kids’ data.” ” A master of science in data journalism from Columbia University’s School of Journalism. ” 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. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The company makes student loans based on students’ “academic data.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. Via Buzzfeed : “The Inside Story Of How An Ivy League Food Scientist Turned Shoddy Data Into Viral Studies.”

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The IRS data retrieval tool that let financial aid applicants automatically import income information into the FAFSA won’t be restored for the current aid cycle, said James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid, in written testimony to Congress Wednesday.” ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Wolfram is launching a data repository.

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And there’s data about pay in the research and reports section below. “The Future of AI, Data, and Education,” says Udacity , as it announces a new advisory board… You have got to be f **g kidding me pic.twitter.com/cPiW548WHR — Audrey Watters (@audreywatters) February 21, 2018. blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Anyway, the business magazine gives some details on how ClassDojo plans to make money: hopping on that “mindset” bandwagon , of course, and charging parents for the data on their kids. “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Bush Institute released a ‘State of Our Cities’ tool providing education data on some 100 cities.” Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Department of Education Launches New English Learner Data Story.” ” “Data story” is a fancy way of saying “website.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. ” “The Latest Data Privacy Debacle ” by Zeynep Tufekci.

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The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” ” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Education Politics.

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