Open or shut?

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Additionally, the potential of social media to amplify content and expand reach exponentially should also be acknowledged. Recently, Dutch universities boycotted the publishing giant Elsevier because of its 'stranglehold' on the academic community.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

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Cultural hegemony is imposed as political doctrine largely through the state education system, but also via other means including print media and broadcasting. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony?

Will 'Publish or Perish' Become 'Clicks or Canned'? The Rise of Academic Social Networks

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Scholars want peers to find—and cite—their research, and these days that increasingly happens on social media. Among the most widely-villified are ResearchGate and Academia.edu , which is evident by griping on social media and elsewhere.) “The Vasquez, who co-authored a 2015 paper comparing services and tools offered by various academic social networks, says researchers must weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each.

Inspire to learn

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The conference is themed around excellence in teaching of the social sciences, which reflects my own professional and academic background. The big four publishers - Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor and Francis and Springer - are making huge profits worldwide from the goodwill of academics.

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The only other media attending the event would be a national crew from ABC.” ” It feels kind of dirty that the founders behind Predictim, the babysitter AI social media scanning service, are the same guys who founded Social Filter, a service you can pay to find your own “inappropriate” social media posts to delete before going to jobs interviews. Sandbox has acquired Constructive Media.

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“PISA for personality testing – the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills ” by Ben Williamson. ” More on teen social media usage, this time from Buzzfeed : “‘Tweetdecking’ Is Taking Over Twitter. ” The Atlantic on what it’s like being a parent of a social media star. ” Via KQED’s Mindshift : “Setting School Culture With Social And Emotional Learning Routines.”

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” Via Politico : “ Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media.” Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. ” Via The New York Times : “ Generation X More Addicted to Social Media Than Millennials , Report Finds.” Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic.

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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. ” “Students, Directory Information , and Social Media – Part 2” by Bill Fitzgerald. Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Maine Gov.

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Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. ” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” ” “ Social media causes some users to rethink their views on an issue,” says Pew Research Center. Presidential Politics. President-Elect Donald J. Trump.

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Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.” The New Republic on China’s social credit score : “How Do You Control 1.4

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” “A Gadsden City Schools principal has been suspended after coming under fire for a social media post he made following Trump ’s election,” the AP reports. Campus Technology reports that “ Elsevier Debuts Metrics Tracking Journal Performance.” ” Meanwhile, “ Germany -wide consortium of research libraries announce boycott of Elsevier journals over open access,” according to BoingBoing. The Trump Administration.

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Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. ” Via The Tennessean : “ Belmont University ousted a student Tuesday after he made a social media post using the N-word to describe black NFL football players, who he said needed a ‘bullet in their head.’” “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports.

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” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. ” The Pew Research Center is out with its latest report on “ Social Media Use in 2018.” 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. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Wants to Arm Teachers.

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“ No State Will Measure Social-Emotional Learning Under ESSA. Google had a big media to-do this week. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” classrooms: An army of robots to help autistic students learn social skills.” ” Via Motherboard : “Replacing Social Security Numbers Is Harder Than You Think.”

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A graphic essay in Fusion : “Betsy DeVos’ ‘ School Choice ’ Movement Isn’t Social Justice. ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Microsoft had a media event this week. “ Social-Emotional Learning Is the Rage in K–12. I wrote about social-emotional learning (algorithms) as a “trend to watch.” Education Politics.

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City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. The district confirmed to NJ Advance Media late Tuesday night that the video was shot at the school and that they are now investigating who allowed it.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.”

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