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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.” ” The publishers in question are Cengage , McGraw-Hill , and Pearson.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. Via Edsurge : “ Pearson , an Investor in Knewton , Is ‘Phasing Out’ Partnership on Adaptive Products.” ” No disclosure in the story that Edsurge shares investors with Knewton , nor that Pearson is, by way of Learn Capital, also an investor in Edsurge. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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” From the Pearson blog : “The future of language learning: Augmented reality vs virtual reality.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. As The Scholarly Kitchen’s Roger Schonfeld writes, “Elsevier is now a major if not the foremost single player in the institutional repository landscape. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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“​ Pearson to Lay Off 3,000 More Employees,” says Edsurge. ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Reports that Pearson is looking to sell its K–12 courseware business in EdWeek’s Market Brief , Inside Higher Ed , and Edsurge. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Via Techcrunch : “ Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum.” ” That’s former Pearson exec Larry Singer , who now runs Open Up Resources. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” ” asks Pearson. Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.” ” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented.

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