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Disruptive technologies in Education industry

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From ancient gurukuls to blackboards to Virtual Reality headsets, the way education has been imparted has transformed drastically over the last few decades. Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. Technology adoption will be the key differentiator to develop future ready generation and the earlier educational institutions adopt this view, they will reap the rewards sooner.

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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. National) Education Politics. Via Education Week : “Reorganization of U.S. Lots of Republicans , Few Democrats,” says Education Week. There’s another story on DeVos and virtual schools down in the “online education” section below.

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(National) Education Politics. ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Passage of Senate Tax-Reform Bill Leaves Colleges Scrambling.” ” “8 Grad Students Are Arrested Protesting the GOP Tax Bill on Capitol Hill,” The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Adam Harris reported on Tuesday. ” That bill: the move to re-authorize the Higher Education Act. ” asks Education Week’s Market Brief.

COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Digital Blending of Working and Learning

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Restaurants have rapidly shifted to online and mobile ordering, and are speeding up the deployment of digital kiosks that replace human workers. Retailers such as The Gap are accelerating the adoption of robots in their warehouses.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

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It was a powerful gathering of campus leaders and practitioners, organized around a common focus on liberal education. I helped start the conference with a half-day workshop on “How Technology Can Enhance Liberal Education: The State of the Art in 2016.” This last point has been a major theme in this quadrant of American higher education as far back as the 1990s. Consensus was: next steps, the future of tech and liberal education.

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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. National) Education Politics. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “The Education Dept. Via Education Week : “Congress Considering $95 Million for Study of Technology’s Effects on Children.” ” Education in the Courts.

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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. National) Education Politics. Via the Department of Education ’s press office : “Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the House Education and the Workforce Committee.” Immigration and Education.

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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. Immigration and Education. ” (National) Education Politics. “ White House to Propose Merging Education , Labor Departments ,” The Wall Street Journal reports. ” (State and Local) Education Politics. Education in the Courts.

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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. National) Education Politics. State and Local) Education Politics. Immigration and Education. ” Education in the Courts. “Free College” Via MarketWatch : “20,000 preschool teachers just got offered a free education.”

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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. National) Education Politics. Department of Educatio n has approved the first program under its Educational Quality Through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP) initiative.” Muñiz as the Education Department’s General Counsel.

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(National) Education Politics. Republicans in Congress are also working on a re-authorization of the Higher Education Act. From The Wall Street Journal , “Five Things on the House’s Higher Education Bill.” ” From the Department of Education press release : “ Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Simplification.” ” Also from the Department of Education’s press office : “U.S. Education in the Courts.

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Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” Also on the list of new hires: Robert Eitel , “who had been criticized for his dual role as a top for-profit college official and Education Department adviser, has resigned from his position at Bridgepoint Education.” ” Immigration and Education.

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Education Politics. Department of Education released the America’s College Promise Playbook , a comprehensive and up-to-date resource guide that provides practitioners with relevant and actionable information about how they can offer more students access to an affordable, high-quality education through which students can go as far as their talents and work ethic can take them.” ” Another Department of Education release : an update to the College Scorecard.

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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. National) Education Politics. Department of Education missed a deadline to delay state authorization rules are incorrect, a department spokeswoman said Thursday,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” (State and Local) Education Politics.

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Education Politics. Via Pacific Standard : “Department of Education to Investigate Alleged Discrimination in Richmond Schools.” “The Next Higher-Ed Funding Battle to Watch May Be in New Mexico ,” says The Chronicle of Higher Education. Immigration and Education. ” “ Tech Is Dominating Efforts To Educate Syrian Refugees ,” reports NPR. Education in the Courts. ” “ MOOCs Started Out Completely Free.

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Education Politics. Via The Washington Post : “ Trump ’s first full education budget : Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice.” ” Also via WaPo : “Here are K–12 education programs Trump wants to eliminate in 2018 budget.” Via The Washington Post : “ Betsy DeVos was asked to address education reporters at their annual convention. Details via The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Education Politics. The Education and Justice Departments have notified every public school district in the country with a “Dear Colleague” letter that discrimination against transgender students , particularly over which bathroom they can use, violates federal civil rights law. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ UNC Faces Federal Lawsuit Over Controversial Bathroom Law.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”).

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(National) Education Politics. ” More via Buzzfeed and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “What You Need to Know About Race-Conscious Admissions in 2017.” ” Politico reports that the Department of Education has reached a deal with the US Marshals Service to continue providing protection for Betsy DeVos. In the past, Secretaries of Education have just used the department’s own force.

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Via the Washington Post : “ Trump pitches $20 billion education plan at Ohio charter school that received poor marks from state.” More on Bill Clinton and Laureate Education in the for-profit higher ed section below. Elsewhere in Education Politics. ” Education in the Courts. I love education research. Via Education Week’s Market Brief : “ State Testing Disruptions Likely Produced Dips and Gains in Student Scores, Study Says.”

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Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” “ What does Trump’s executive order on education do? ” Via The Washington Post : “ Education Department relaxes financial aid process in the absence of IRS tool.” ” Via Education Week : “ FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules.”

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(National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.” ” Via Politico : “New marching orders from Betsy DeVos’ civil rights chief have the Education Department churning through civil rights complaints. ” Via Education Week : “ ESSA Point Man Jason Botel to Leave Education Dept. ” (State and Local) Education Politics.

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Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ President Trump on Wednesday rescinded protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity, overruling his own education secretary and placing his administration firmly in the middle of the culture wars that many Republicans have tried to leave behind.” ” The Department of Education press release : “U.S. ” Education in the Courts.

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Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.” ” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented. Via The Atlantic : “Why the Education Department’s New Equity Rule Might Not Be So Equal.” ” Via Education Week : “ Cursive writing could be returning to Louisiana ’s public school classrooms. Education in the Courts.

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(National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education spoke to ALEC this week. Here’s a list of education organizations that are members or sponsors.) Education Week reminds us “Why Betsy DeVos and ALEC Are Natural Allies on School Choice.” ” The Department of Education released DeVos’s remarks to ALEC, which include an invocation of Margaret Thatcher ’s famous quotation “There is no such thing as society.”

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Education Week looks at the campaign donations Betsy DeVos has made to “to Senators who will oversee her confirmation.” ” Via Politico : “Trump’s education secretary pick supported anti-gay causes.” Via The Columbia Dispatch : “Group once led by Trump education secretary nominee owes $5.3 Liberty University ’s Jerry Falwell Jr says Trump offered him the Secretary of Education job first. Education Politics.

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We invite all library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators to register now to participate in this event. Her research focuses on emerging technologies such as drones, robotics, driverless vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and their use in libraries and education. She is the author of two books, Understanding Gamification and Library Mobile Experience: Practices and User Expectations and the founding editor of ACRL TechConnect Blog.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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I’ve listed some examples of disruption in education below, and ranked them (though obviously the ranking is entirely subjective and only useful as a crude reference point to start your own thinking). For the #1 disruption in education, I’ve actually summarized the disruptor and its effect as an example, though for the rest, I only include the disruption itself for most of the rest. Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. Robotics in the classroom.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

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I pick ten trends and themes in order to closely at the recent past, the near-term history of education technology. Of course, if you look for those education technology writers who are independent from venture capital, corporate or institutional backing, or philanthropic funding, there is pretty much only me.). Fantasy about a future of education. But somehow, folks – including many, many in education and education technology – still pay attention to Gartner.

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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. National) Education Politics. ” The Department of Education plans to shutter its cafeteria , once known by the lovely name of EDibles. Marcus to serve as Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights. State and Local) Education Politics.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful. Much of what Meeker says in this year’s report about education is placed under her category “gaming.” Gaosi Education (tutoring) – $83.5

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. Altius Education.