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” “ 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. ” Via Real Clear Education : “ Coding Bootcamps Provide High-Demand Tools for New Generation Workforce.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” “In an effort help educators make smart choices amid the deluge of ed-tech tools marketed to them, ISTE has partnered with a private company to create an online hub for teachers to review and post information on the quality of those products,” says EdWeek’s Market Brief. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier.

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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.” Elsevier has acquired bepress. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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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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” “ 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.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch. This robot is called Robota and is the creation of a team from Rutgers University. Education Politics.

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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 Inside Higher Ed : “The IRS data retrieval tool that let financial aid applicants automatically import income information into the FAFSA won’t be restored for the current aid cycle, said James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid, in written testimony to Congress Wednesday.” ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Just you wait… Inside Higher Ed profiles ClassPulse , a(nother) classroom feedback tool. Speaking of feedback, Inside Higher Ed also profiles a sentiment analysis surveillance tool , developed at the University of St. 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.

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Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. Bush Institute released a ‘State of Our Cities’ tool providing education data on some 100 cities.” ” “Americans fall along a spectrum of preparedness when it comes to using tech tools to pursue learning online, and many are not eager or ready to take the plunge.” Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports.

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has been making its way through the conservative blogosphere,” writes Catherine Gewertz, “which is pitching it as a tool for families who don’t want their children taking college admissions tests that reflect the Common Core State Standards.” ” 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.”

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