Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

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She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018). Her forthcoming book on Drones in Libraries will be available in July 2020 (Elsevier). Ida peer reviews technology-related book proposals for Elsevier.

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Via Chalkbeat : “ DeVos criticizes Bush-Obama policies , saying it’s time to overhaul conventional schooling.” ” I’m including this here because the research comes from the Koch-funded Mercatus Center at George Mason University , and I want to keep an eye on how “dark money” includes research and policy. I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “Lawyers and Title IX practitioners have identified potential conflicts between the Trump administration ’s new proposed regulations on the gender discrimination law and state policy.” ” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “Office led by President Trump’s son-in-law holds a series of meetings on higher education policy, signaling high-level attention from the administration.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Via Techcrunch : “ Ibuki is the 10-year-old robot child that will haunt your dreams.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems.

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” And by “take on,” that means “investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants.” ” More on Trump’s proposed immigration policies in the immigration section below. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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DeVos is the former chair of the American Federation for Children, which advocates for school choice policies, such as tax credit scholarships and vouchers. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” Education Politics.

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” Chalkbeat on vouchers in Indiana : “Choice for most: In nation’s largest voucher program, $16 million went to schools with anti-LGBT policies.” ” 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.”

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Says He Will Lead Federal Task Force on Higher-Ed Policy,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic. “ Betsy DeVos , Pick for Secretary of Education , Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein.

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More federal stuff: Inside Higher Ed on restructuring at the US Department of Education : “Proposed reorganization would eliminate office of under secretary, which oversaw higher ed policy for much of the Obama and George W. Stories about the Department of Education and its policies regarding student loans are in “the business of financial aid” section below. blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.”

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34 Percent Of Graduates Received A Diploma Against District Policy.” 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. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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” Via NorthJersey.com : “ Kean University flouted state law and its own policies in spending $250,000 for a custom Chinese-made conference table, a state investigation has found.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” The American Enterprise Institute ’s Andrew Kelly will become UNC ’s Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy. Education Politics.

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