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Each week for the past eight or so years, I have gathered a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A glimpse : “In China ’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’ ” Via Class Central : “By The Numbers: MOOCs in 2018.” ” Has technology solutionism ever been more heartbreaking?!

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Idaho Ed News quotes local high school students who protested the visit and their school’s reliance on technology. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “Stop Asking About Completion Rates: Better Questions to Ask About MOOCs in 2019,” says Edsurge. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the job training 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.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options.” Pretty sure this is the best MOOC story of the week: “ Russian Underground Launches Online Courses in Card Fraud ,” Infosecurity Group reports. The Global Times reporting from China : “Schools adopt VR , among other technologies, to instill correct ideology in students.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). It’s baaaaack: “Return of the MOOC ,” The City Journal tells us. There’s some (sorta) MOOC-related news in the venture funding section below. The pilot, by the way, is at University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies. MOOCs weren’t really MOOCs either.

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Paul LePage has called for a review of his state’s groundbreaking 1-to–1 student computing initiative, highlighting the growing pains nagging an educational-technology movement now well into its second decade.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “Humans, the Latest MOOC Feature.” Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Education Politics.

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Here are the education technology companies that have raised money from ISPs. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “Why Haven’t MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?” “​ Intel Hits Pause on Edtech Accelerator,” says Edsurge. Via Campus Technology : “6 VR Trends to Watch in Education.”

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technologizing” the government. 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.” (National) Education Politics.

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Trump’s education platform promises to “make post-secondary options more affordable and accessible through technology enriched delivery models.” ” “Make MOOCs great again.” ” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” ” Story 2 : “What Data Will Show That Edtech ‘Works’?”

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Politico : Western Governors University , “the nation’s leading provider of competency-based educatio n – which the Education Department’s independent watchdog last month said violated federal student aid rules – is expanding into North Carolina.” In the future, you might want to look for most MOOC-related news in the “business of job training” section below.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Brown University joins edX. “ Y Combinator MOOC for Tech Startups Attracts Thousands of Views,” says Campus Technology. Not sure why this is called a MOOC. Techcrunch lists 11 technologies that “want to hack your brain.” Education Politics.

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” Remind me again, all you fans of VR in education, how this technology is going to promote empathy? ” “ State educational technology directors have outlined ambitious targets for increasing school bandwidth capacity in an effort to support digital learning and bridge the technology divide that exists in schools and in students’ homes,” says Education Week. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”).

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” 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. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.”

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. ” Larry Cuban on “ Integrating Technology In Classrooms: Teach To One in a Oakland Charter School.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” Education Politics.

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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. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Elsevier has acquired Hivebench. ” Edsurge reports on the latest survey from the Tyton Partners (paid for in part by the Gates Foundation) on the usage of technology in academic advising. (No Education Politics.