?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

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It was an edtech entrepreneur’s dream on Wednesday at Intel’s Education Accelerator Demo Day. s co-founders Dan Nash and Sean Hookano-Briel initially targeted K-12 schools for the tool, it seems the corporate sector, which has increasingly turned to MOOCs to train employees, has taken a liking to it even more. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech Business

MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners

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In 2013, MIT began offering online programs for working professionals to meet learners across the globe. Until lately, those online MIT courses have somewhat resembled so-called massive open online courses, or MOOCs, says Clara Piloto, director of global programs at MIT Professional Education. Now, as MOOCs have evolved to court professional audiences , so too have MIT’s efforts to harness companies and organizations.

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How to Teach Online MOOC: Aloha Discussion

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Author: Mathieu Plourde {(Mathplourde on Flickr) This week marks the beginning of the How to Teach Online MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). What is a MOOC you may ask? A MOOC is very similar to university courses but typically do not offer course credits.

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 2 Reflection

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Here is my Unit 2 reflection for the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change. It has become an extension of my school and the faculty meetings. I have my own personal professional blog, ( technocation.blogspost.com ) that I use to share my own opinions, tips, and reviews for EdTech related topics. Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest. Digital edtech Learning mooc MOOC-Ed

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 1 Reflection

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Last week, the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , began. This MOOC will help participants: Learn what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology Explore a variety of frameworks such as TPACK, SAMR, and the four Cs Explore opportunities for personalized application Create a Technology Coaching Action Plan I am most excited to learn more about the different frameworks, connect with other coaches, and create my own action plan.

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Trump's Edtech Agenda Should Address Effectiveness, Equity, and Equilibrium in Higher Ed

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radio and televisions in the early 20th century and online learning and MOOCs via the Internet in the early 21st century.) Predictive analytics have long been used to help meet an institution’s business goals, like strategic enrollment management, but only recently have they been used to improve learning outcomes for students. recommendations for the edtech industry to protect student data privacy. Education Technology Government Policy Data and Research University MOOCs

Got Action Plan?

The PL2C Blog

Instructional Technology Coaches Shape Their Future During a MOOC-Ed. Based on context and role, participants used the ITCAP template to create their personal coaching vision and goals, along with specific activities and steps extrapolated from the weekly MOOC-Ed content and their experiences.

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Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

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The learning spaces they have set up open up so many possibilities and opportunities for blended and differentiated instruction and individualized learning, meeting the needs of all different learning and personality styles. MOOCs.

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Tips for Landing an Edtech Gig—From the EdSurge Jobs Team

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Looking for a job can be daunting, particularly if you are pivoting to a new role or switching industries, like those folks coming into the edtech space. Over the years of running the EdSurge edtech jobs board, we’ve collected some helpful tips and resources for finding your dream edtech job. Building Hard Skills: There are so many courses nowadays (online, especially—thanks edtech!) Check out our growing list of MOOCs and Courses on the EdSurge Index.

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On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

I would take this one step further — the dominant paradigm of EdTech keynotes is not either dystopian or utopian , but giving the audience the utopia or dystopia they desire. To play into the musical tropes of EdTech blogging, we give the people what they want.

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On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

I would take this one step further — the dominant paradigm of EdTech keynotes is not either dystopian or utopian , but giving the audience the utopia or dystopia they desire. To play into the musical tropes of EdTech blogging, we give the people what they want.

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The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

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But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. So with these guidelines in mind, I’ve chosen six areas where edtech has made an impact this decade: Learning Management Systems. MOOCs. In fact, I think some of the biggest edtech trends have been rather.

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Online Learning Platform, NovoEd Acquired by Boston Private Equity Firm

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At the time they were not alone in their efforts; Coursera, Udacity (both of which were also co-founded by Stanford professors) and edX had launched MOOC platforms a year earlier. The company initially focused on working with universities like Stanford and Princeton to offer undergraduate-level courses, but has since pivoted away from hosting MOOCs directly for public consumption. “We Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Business

Designing Organizations to Support Tech on Campus #SXSWedu

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MOOCs, technology infusion projects, online masters or pathways to credit, research. Notes from the General Discussion and Audience Questions To get uninterested teachers using technology, start with a need and show how tech can meet it. Meet people where they are, face-to-face.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

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Plus, the best kind of learning is when we meet the unexpected. I actually did this for one of my Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). Find out more about mission minded learning in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom.

29 Sessions to Watch During This Year's SXSW EDU

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Every year in March the edtech world descends on Austin for SXSW EDU, a conference that’s become as much about classroom practice and implementation as entrepreneurship and tech innovation. Can Evidence Even Keep Up with Edtech? Speakers from Newsela, New Market Venture Partners and Academic Business Advisors open up about how the lightning-fast pace of edtech development requires companies to produce evidence for schools in a shortened time frame.

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?HigherEd Year in Review: What We’ve Learned (and Loved) in Our First 365 Days

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Discovering MOOCs in 2012 lit a fire under me. I left my position running university internships abroad and went head first into the edtech world. How can edtech help students be more human? Try building a MOOC to meet that challenge—I’d love to read about it! Sunny Lee: Part of our job at EdSurge is to report on, speak at, strike conversations and make connections at edtech conferences throughout the year. A new President. Lost music legends.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Teachers Are Moonlighting As Instagram Influencers To Make Ends Meet,” Buzzfeed reported in 2018. In 2013, on the heels of “the Year of the MOOC,” Barber released a report titled “An Avalanche is Coming,” calling for the “unbundling” of higher education.

As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated ‘Microlearning,’ Higher Ed Must Adapt

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Well-funded MOOC providers Coursera, Udacity and EdX have evolved their business models to focus squarely on corporate learning and serving professionals seeking credentials. Pluralsight—an online IT training provider—has scaled to become an edtech “unicorn,” with a valuation over $1 billion. Just outside the walls of the ivory tower, a transformation is underway in the world of corporate learning, and those of us at colleges and universities should pay attention.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

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20 NEW Ways to Use #GoogleClassroom #gttribe #SUL #googleedu #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. googleedu #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. What if we supplemented these types of meetings with online classes for parents through Google Classroom? Replace or Supplement Meetings.

?A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

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My classmates from Stanford’s Learning Design and Technology master’s program have gone on to design for big brands like Airbnb and Google as well as edtech upstarts including the African Leadership University, General Assembly, Osmo and Udacity. His “ Mindstorms: Children, Computer and Powerful Ideas ” is a classic that is critical to helping you realize that all the ideas about edtech that we think are so unprecedented have actually been mulled over for decades.

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SXSWedu 2017: Ones to Watch and What to Know

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ESSA: What Edtech Providers Need to Know : Whiteboard Advisors Senior Vice President David DeSchryver and Education Week Senior Editor Sean Cavanagh break down one of the biggest federal education policies to pass in the last decade: the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). DeSchryver and Cavanagh will look at how ESSA is guiding the work of edtech companies now and in the future. How to Best Serve ELLs with Edtech : As the number of English Language Learners (ELL) in the U.S.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOCMOOCs are dead , according to Udacity ’s VP. ” Never one to let a good MOOC story pass them by, Edsurge repeats the story. “MOOCs Are ”Dead.“ Also via Edsurge : “ MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners.” million in crowdfunding for its MOOC platform. Someone should inform them that MOOCs are dead.

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A Summer of Student Voices

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We called it EdSurge Independent: a Medium publication , a Facebook community and a cohort of students meeting weekly. What started as a reflection on the future of edtech became the model for the best experience I’ve had of ed tech. It’s simple to talk in the abstract about badges and blockchains, software and scale, Moocs and their manifest destiny. Two of our community will meet up in Berlin in the fall.

Speak Up, Speak Out! The Student Voices That Stirred Higher Ed in 2016

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EdSurge Independent is a student-run community that meets online once a week to discuss trends and ideas within postsecondary education, and share their experiences on a student-run Medium blog. Community colleges are integral to the advancement of this country, and need to be prioritized accordingly when it comes to edtech research and development. This Mongolian Teenager Aced a MOOC. Adaptive courseware. Early warning systems. Open” textbooks.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via the Phoenix New Times : “Meet the Creationist Helping to Change Arizona School Standards on Evolution.” ” Via Edsurge : “Golden State GDPR: What the Edtech Industry Should Know About CA ’s New Privacy Rules.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ MOOCs May Still Be Reshaping Higher Education, Just Not In the Way That Was Initially Predicted.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via NPR : “Meet Jin Park , The First DACA Recipient Awarded A Rhodes Scholarship.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “Stop Asking About Completion Rates: Better Questions to Ask About MOOCs in 2019,” says Edsurge. Tutoring company Topica Edtech Group has raised $50 million from Northstar Group. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Take on One Hit Wonders

Improving Education Environments

My scholarship looks at the shadows of words we use as neutral or benevolent in terms of educational technology: MOOC, innovation, failure, content.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Meet The New California Counterculture: College Republicans ” by the incredible Scaachi Koul. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). So much MOOC news! (Or “ MOOCs Are Global. Also via Edsurge : “How Harvard Is Trying to Update the Extension School for the MOOC Age.” Via Chalkbeat : “Meet the NYC principal in the spotlight for defending desegregation against angry parents.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–17.” Including (Maybe) the Data Breaches ,” says EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin. Charlottesville and UVA.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” edX is offering an online master’s degree with Georgia Tech : an OMS (online master’s in science) in Analytics. The Economist on “ The Return of the MOOC.” ” “ Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data ,” Campus Technology reports. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ ACICS -Accredited Colleges Meet Federal Deadline.” Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” The proposal would expand the gainful employment rule to all schools that receive federal aid, but it would remove any penalties for schools that fail to meet acceptable levels. 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. MOOCs weren’t really MOOCs either.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Where Is the Office of EdTech ?” From the Department of Education press release : “ Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting to Focus on the Effects of Entertainment , Media , Cyberbullying and Social Media on Violence and Student Safety.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). To borrow from Jello Biaffra, “MOOCs aren’t dead, they just deserve to die.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “A federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether their academic programs meet state licensing requirements may be postponed,” says Inside Higher Ed. Edtech Companies?”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “ Office of Edtech Wants Help Making Sense of All Those Higher Ed Providers.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Vive la MOOC révolution. ” Inside Higher Ed reports that there’s “confusion over distance education rules”: “Colleges seek guidance about looming federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether academic programs meet licensing requirements in their home states.”