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” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Ohio State University and Apple on Wednesday announced a collaboration that will start a digital learning effort at the university that Apple and university officials said may represent the company’s most ambitious program in higher education.” “ Is Homework Compatible With Personalized Learning?

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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.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options.” Spoiler alert: it’s about learning how to teach differently.).

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” That’s the Collegiate Learning Assessment exam (a.k.a. He’s referring to “ personalized learning ,” but might as well be any buzzword when you frame the headline that way, bud.). “​ Intel Hits Pause on Edtech Accelerator,” says Edsurge. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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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.” Via The 74 : “ Montessori Was the Original Personalized Learning.

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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.” ” “Don’t Take Personality Tests Personally,” says Pacific Standard. Edsurge on Education Elements : “Million-Dollar Advice: The High Cost and Limited Return on Personalized Learning Consulting.”

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” In other learn-to-code news, the press release says that “ Mattel Expands Partnership With Tynker , Setting Goal To Introduce 10 Million Kids To Coding By 2020.” Among those companies trying to capitalize on the recent school shooting in Florida , the College Board , whose president David Coleman sent out an email praising the student protestors not for the content of their protests but for the skills he said they obviously learned in AP class.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Higher Learning Commission has placed Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago on probation, citing financial troubles that threaten to undermine its educational programs.” The “pioneer in the science of learning,” as Inside Higher Ed puts it , will help the technology company with its internal training program. “ Hey Alexa, Can You Help Kids Learn More? Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.