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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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This is part eight of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In previous years, I’ve looked at how education technology is intertwined with narratives about “ skills ,” “ competencies ,” and “ credentialing.” ” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via Politico : “Partnerships between local law enforcement agencies and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement led to the displacement of more than 300,000 Hispanic students between 2000 and 2011, with most of those students disappearing from elementary schools.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep that MOOC hype alive.

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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”). Gotta keep hyping that MOOC thing. Via Edsurge : “ MOOCs Are No Longer Massive. ” Via Class Central : “Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (2018 edition).” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–18.”

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Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

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“The Year of the MOOC” – I was summoned to Palo Alto, California for a small gathering to discuss the future of teaching, learning, and technology. Perhaps with this data, the MOOC providers can build a map of professional if not cognitive pathways.

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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 down in the “labor and management” section below. More PR from Techcrunch : “ Nintendo is bringing Labo kits to elementary schools.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” Via Campus Technology : “Digital credentials company Credly is adopting the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL), a common markup language designed to improve discoverability of certifications, badges and other verified achievements. MOOCs are out. (National) Education Politics.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” This a **e is trying to get the parents whose children died at Sandy Hook Elementary to pay for his court costs. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Shocking, I know, but apparently “technology” is a “megatrend.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. My apologies that this is a day late.

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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”). Via Campus Technology : “ University of Washington Continuum College Launches Coding Boot Camp.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Campus Technology : “ Carnegie Mellon to Offer Undergrad AI Degrees.”

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Humans, Not Technology, Are the Challenge in Toronto.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via The Times Leader : “Sutton Elementary School will be implementing a pilot program next school year that will digitally scan student fingerprints in an effort to make food lines more efficient.” (National) Education Politics.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. The Salt Lake City school board has voted to rename Jackson Elementary. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ TU Delft Students Can Earn Credit For MOOCs From Other Universities.” ” This is the Center for Humane Technology , which had a big PR push this week, with articles in Edsurge and Education Week.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” From the press release : “ MOOCs and books initiative launched by Springer and Federica Weblearning.” Via Campus Technology : “ Pearson Expands Textbook Rental Program.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Learn-to-code toy Ozobots is launching Spiderman and Guardians of the Galaxy branded robots.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” " It’s lovely to see the big innovation from the MOOC startups in 2017 involves the learning management system. I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.” Education Politics.

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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. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Mystery Science partners with Google to bring eclipse glasse s to elementary school students.”

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Via Gawker : “ Black Elementary School Teacher Body-Slammed By Cop and Lectured on ‘Violent Tendencies’ of Black People.” ” Via the AP : “ Remington Arms and the families of some victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have agreed that any dispute over the release of company documents in a lawsuit brought by the families and a surviving teacher will be decided by a judge.” Presidential Campaign Politics. Convention Week #2.

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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”). ” Via MIT Technology Review : “ DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ NYC Data Science Academy Launches Online Bootcamp.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Responses to last week’s news about Western Governors University and the audit of its competency-based offerings: Via NPR : “Who Is A College Teacher, Anyway? “ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.”

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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The report is always a big deal in technology circles – “a tech industry event in its own right,” as Wired’s Steven Levy put it in 2012 – and many publications and pundits dutifully cover Meeker’s observations, often adding very little analysis of their own. I’d contend that the slide on the rapid acceleration of technology adoption, for starters, is dead wrong.). Why are certain types of technologies (and certain types of users) featured?

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “How Much Hollywood Glitz Should Colleges Use in Their Online Courses ?” ” Another Duke story – The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the school’s Technology Scholars Project: “ Steering More Women to Silicon Valley.” Rasmussen College is expanding its CBE program, Campus Technology reports. ” asks MIT Technology Review.

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million in charges from a Minnesota company over a software system that repeatedly failed during mandatory statewide elementary school testing.” ” Online Education and The Once and Future “MOOC” “ Deakin University in Australia will next year offer graduate degrees and certificate programs through FutureLearn , the online learning platform owned by the Open University in the U.K.,” Presidential-Elect Donald Trump.

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” Via Education Dive: “Fifth graders from Tennessee ’s Nolan Elementary have created a campaign to convince the Tennessee Department of Education and Gov. 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. Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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