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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” ” The “guru” is Brendan Kealey , formerly with Pearson. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. I’m starting on that project soon, and my god, this all looks so grim.

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” Pearson has added Snap chairman Michael Lynton to its board of directors. MOOCs are out. “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. IBM partners with Pearson. OpenEd partners with Pearson. Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough. Via Education Week ): “ Hillary Clinton Campaign Releases $500 Million Anti-Bullying Plan.”

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. ” Via the press release : “ Cengage , McGraw-Hill Education , and Pearson have joined forces with Ingram and Chegg , Inc. Via The Guardian : “Education publisher Pearson reports biggest loss in its history.” Education Politics.

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Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Responses to last week’s news about Western Governors University and the audit of its competency-based offerings: Via NPR : “Who Is A College Teacher, Anyway? ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.”