Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Emerging Technology," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Her passion is supporting discovery, creativity and digital scholarship by designing technology-enabled spaces and services in libraries.

Register for the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - Plus, Some Accepted Sessions Are Online!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Emerging Technology," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.019 mini-conference, "Emerging Technology," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Paul LePage has called for a review of his state’s groundbreaking 1-to–1 student computing initiative, highlighting the growing pains nagging an educational-technology movement now well into its second decade.” ” Carl Straumsheim writes that “One of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ’s most popular massive open online courses is adding a feature not seen in any of its other humanities MOOCs: instructors grading essays.”

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Edsurge covers Clever ’s new product “Clever Goals,” which takes the data that the company gleans about student usage of technology and sells it back to schools. 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.”

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Each week for the past eight or so years, I have gathered a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” “ 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. ” Has technology solutionism ever been more heartbreaking?! ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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The Global Times reporting from China : “Schools adopt VR , among other technologies, to instill correct ideology in students.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. NewSchools Venture Fund says it has $8 million in “new funding opportunities” for “creating innovative district and charter schools,” “building technology tools to better support student learning,” and “cultivating pipelines of diverse leaders in educaiton.”

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Here are the education technology companies that have raised money from ISPs. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. What’s his evidence that technology has not eliminated jobs – other than this weird insistence that there is no such thing as neoliberalism in ed-tech ? Via Campus Technology : “6 VR Trends to Watch in Education.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” Via Education Week : “In hurricanes ’ aftermath, technology eases return to school.” “‘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. Technology, Education, and the Media.”

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technologizing” the government. 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.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via Campus Technology : “ ACE and Credly Building Transcript for Digital Credentials.” ” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. “ Ethereum ’s smart contracts are full of holes,” says The MIT Technology Review. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” Via The Intercept : “These Are the Technology Firms Lining Up to Build Trump’s ‘Extreme Vetting’ Program.” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Impero Software has been acquired by Investment Technology Partners which paid $36.3 Via Campus Technology : “Report: VR and AR to Double Each Year Through 2021.”

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. The pilot, by the way, is at University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies. The “pioneer in the science of learning,” as Inside Higher Ed puts it , will help the technology company with its internal training program. I was wondering when #metoo would come to education technology. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” This story has me thinking a lot about “fake news” and education technology PR as misinformation. Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.”

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” “ Y Combinator MOOC for Tech Startups Attracts Thousands of Views,” says Campus Technology. ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Techcrunch lists 11 technologies that “want to hack your brain.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Oh sure sure, this isn’t exactly education technology news, except for the part where Khosla invests in education technology companies and his wife founded the open education organization CK–12. blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.”

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Via Campus Technology : “ Harvard Tailoring the MOOC Experience With Adaptive Learning.” ” Via MIT Technology Review : “ Second Life Is Back for a Third Life, This Time in Virtual Reality.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Campus Technology : “ Apple , UC Berkeley , Arizona State U , Others Join Board for Partnership on AI.” Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics.

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” Remind me again, all you fans of VR in education, how this technology is going to promote empathy? ” “ State educational technology directors have outlined ambitious targets for increasing school bandwidth capacity in an effort to support digital learning and bridge the technology divide that exists in schools and in students’ homes,” says Education Week. Facebook’s entry into the education technology market will be pure and good.

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” Larry Cuban on “ Integrating Technology In Classrooms: Teach To One in a Oakland Charter School.” ” 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.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Idaho Ed News quotes local high school students who protested the visit and their school’s reliance on technology. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Larry Cuban on “ Technological Monitoring of Student Work in a Classroom.”