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I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review. Anyway, here’s Richard Smith on Elsevier and “A Big Brother future for science publishing.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Geek Dad : “Little Robot Friends Teach Kids to Code With Empathy.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. ” Survey data from Edweek’s Market Brief : “ Teachers’ Use of Ed-Tech Tools Rises Across the Board, But Time Pressures Persist.” 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.

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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. If successful, and there are some risks, this acquisition will position Elsevier as an increasingly dominant player in preprints, continuing its march to adopt and coopt open access.” (National) Education Politics.

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“‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. There’s more about Mattel’s robots and privacy in the privacy section below. classrooms: An army of robots to help autistic students learn social skills.”

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

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Via The Washington Post : “Many KIPP charter school alumni face financial hurdles in college, survey shows.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. According to a survey by Front Row Education , “More Than 50 Percent of Teachers Report 1:1 Computing.” Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic.

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” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Education Week : “Risky Practices With Students’ Data Security Are Common, Survey Suggests.” (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. For more news about robots not taking jobs, see the HR section above. Job search site Indeed.com surveyed 1000 HR managers and tech recruiters. Education Politics.

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. At least, that’s according to data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which surveyed graduating college seniors and employers and found a significant difference in the groups’ perceptions.”

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. ” More on the survey from The Chronicle of Higher Education. 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. The State of the Union is a right mess.

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Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. ” According to a survey by Webroot , “Students Say They’d Only Pay Ransomware Operators About $50.” Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports. Presidential Campaign Politics. Via Politico : “ Donald Trump has put wealthy universities on alert.