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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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.

Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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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There’s news about sketchy virtual schools in the “state/local politics” section above and about K12 Inc specifically in the “job training” section below. ” “ 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. The Business of Job Training (and Educational Benefits for Employees).

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There’s more MOOC news in the job training section below. The Business of Job Training. Via Techcrunch : “ Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support specialists.” 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.

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” Via The AP : “Man at New Mexico Compound Accused of Training Kids for School Attacks.” The Business of Job Training. 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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The Business of Job Training (and Educational Benefits for Employees). Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. 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. But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book.

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The Business of Job Training. ” “For Code.org , Training Computer Science Teachers Isn’t Really About Computer Science,” says Education Week. 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. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via The New York Times : “ Trump Move on Job Training Brings ‘ Skills Gap ’ Debate to the Fore.” ” More on the business of job training in its own section below. 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. ” The Business of Job Training.

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. Via Inside Higher Ed : “Bipartisan support for career and technical education is building, with Virginia Foxx and the Center for American Progress finding rare agreement Tuesday by calling for more of a policy focus on job training that doesn’t require a four-year degree.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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Just a few weeks after Daphne Koller ’s announcement she was leaving the MOOC startup she co-founded, Coursera unveiled “ Coursera for Business ” this week, marking its pivot from “democratizing higher ed” to “ training corporate employees.” When Coursera announced its pivot to corporate training, it boasted that its certificates were the second most frequently listed on LinkedIn. Robots probably won’t take your jobs.

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” (Learndirect is a job training company that has a major contract with the UK government.). MOOC news is now much more often “job training” news, so there’s more on MOOCs in that section below. ” The Business of Job Training. Chalkbeat on CZI ’s grant to the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning : “‘ Personalized learning ’ comes to teacher training , bringing big ambitions and big questions.”

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Reminder: a lot of MOOC news is now job training news, so you’ll find some updates in that section below. The Business of Job Training.

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The Business of Job Training. ” Via The New York Times : “At Walmart Academy , Training Better Managers. ” 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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” More on bootcamps in the job training section below. The “pioneer in the science of learning,” as Inside Higher Ed puts it , will help the technology company with its internal training program. The Business of Job Training. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Google expands Howard West to a full-year program to train more black engineers.” Via The New York Times : “ School Shooting Simulation Trains Teachers for the Worst.”

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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. The Business of Job Training. ” The Pew Research Center asked “experts” about “The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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There is some exciting Udacity news in the job training section below too. The Business of Job Training. 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. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.