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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The University of Iceland has joined edX. Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein continues to fight the LMS fight: “Fear and Loathing in the Moodle Community.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. The company, which makes educational and entertainment robots, has raised $520 million total. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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.” There’s more MOOC news in the contests and competition section below. Companies Should Know About Asia’s Edtech Market.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “ Is The LMS A Distraction In EdTech Futurology? ” asks Moodle News. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “Children are susceptible to peer pressure from robots,” says The Verge. (So Via Techcrunch : “This happy robot helps kids with autism.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Also from Feldstein : “ Moodle and Blackboard Cut Ties.” ” Via Edsurge : “Behind Closed Doors: Edtech Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Challenges in 2018.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Class Central writes that “ Y Combinator’s Startup School MOOC To Give Out $10,000 to 100 Companies.” My apologies that this is a day late.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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. ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. For more news about robots not taking jobs, see the HR section above.