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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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 in the job training section below. Edsurge covers Clever ’s new product “Clever Goals,” which takes the data that the company gleans about student usage of technology and sells it back to schools. Via Inside Higher Ed : “A New Home for AI : The Library.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The Intercept : “These Are the Technology Firms Lining Up to Build Trump’s ‘Extreme Vetting’ Program.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” Jen Howard on “What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books ?” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via The Atlantic : “The Libraries Bringing Small-Town News Back to Life.” 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

Hack Education

Here are the education technology companies that have raised money from ISPs. ” The New York Times looks at “ anti-tax fervor ” in southern Oregon , which will result in the one public library in Roseburg closing its doors. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “Why Haven’t MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?”

Hack Education Weekly News

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technologizing” the government. 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.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “A judge will allow Ohio ’s education department to review attendance records that could force Ohio’s largest online charter to return millions of its funding,” says the AP. “Online Education Pioneer Boots Up a Jobs Program for the Tech Industry,” the MIT Technology Review reports. More on MOOC “degrees” and possible legal troubles in the politics section above.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via PBS Newshour : “GOP reinstates usage of ‘ illegal alien ’ in Library of Congress ’ records.” Also via Chalkbeat : “Black and white students score far apart on a new test of technology skills.” ” Here’s the WaPo headline : “Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills.” ” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “ 14 projects win 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries.” Elsevier has acquired Hivebench. Education Politics. I watched the results roll in from the Brexit referendum last night with great, great sadness.