Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier. EducationNext has also released its poll on education reform , and EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin has strong words about the “ glitch in the Matrix ” involving its questions on blended learning. Via WaPo : “Study: Robot baby dolls don’t curb teen pregnancies.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inside Higher Ed : “2-Pronged Strategy Against ‘ Gainful ’ Rule.” ” 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

Hack Education

Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin has released a new study on the many security and privacy issues with school (and school district and department of education) websites. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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. ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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