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The only other media attending the event would be a national crew from ABC.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “Stop Asking About Completion Rates: Better Questions to Ask About MOOCs in 2019,” says Edsurge. Sandbox has acquired Constructive Media. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. ” The latest research from Pew : “ Teens’ Social Media Habits and Experiences.”

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the job training section below. “PISA for personality testing – the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills ” by Ben Williamson. ” More on teen social media usage, this time from Buzzfeed : “‘Tweetdecking’ Is Taking Over Twitter.

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” Via Politico : “ Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” Research finds there’s a " global achievement gap in MOOCs. Via Campus Technology : “ Harvard Tailoring the MOOC Experience With Adaptive Learning.”

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Just a few weeks after Daphne Koller ’s announcement she was leaving the MOOC startup she co-founded, Coursera unveiled “ Coursera for Business ” this week, marking its pivot from “democratizing higher ed” to “ training corporate employees.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Humans, the Latest MOOC Feature.” Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Maine Gov.

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’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Reminder: a lot of MOOC news is now job training news, so you’ll find some updates in that section below. The New Republic on China’s social credit score : “How Do You Control 1.4

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Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Something something Brexit something something MOOCs will save British higher ed. tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. The social-collaboration-software-for-schools startup has previously raised $1 million.

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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. More on MOOC “degrees” and possible legal troubles in the politics section above. Campus Technology reports that “ Elsevier Debuts Metrics Tracking Journal Performance.” The Trump Administration.

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Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. ” “Make MOOCs great again.” ” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” ” “ Social media causes some users to rethink their views on an issue,” says Pew Research Center. Presidential Politics.

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A graphic essay in Fusion : “Betsy DeVos’ ‘ School Choice ’ Movement Isn’t Social Justice. ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” 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.

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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.

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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. City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. Education Politics.

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