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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.

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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.

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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.

ACT’s Latest Act: Investing in an Open-Source Assessment Startup

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TAO is built based on QTI (short for “Question and Test Interoperability”), a data standard that enables assessment content and data to work across different testing platforms, item banks, delivery systems and reporting tools. Among them: the New York City of Department of Education, Elsevier, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and PARCC, the organization involved in delivering Common Core assessments.

Colleges Are Striking Bulk Deals With Textbook Publishers. Critics Say There Are Many Downsides.

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And of course there are other vendors, like Elsevier and Wiley (like Jones Soda and RC) and openly-licensed resources known as OER, or open education resources (which are something like a Sodastream homebrew).

Fingerprint Releases 5 Mobile Apps for Kids & Their Grown-ups - Here for The Holidays!

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The apps created by Fingerprint are targeted for a specific 3-8 year old range and include a super-cool feature called Mom-Comm, in which parents can monitor their child''s progress throughout the game, recieve updates via messsaging systems, and participate in reward structures.

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of Wisconsin System President Reprimands La Crosse Chancellor for Bringing Porn Star to Campus.” “Computer science students at the University of California, Berkeley , are frustrated with a malfunctioning autograding system,” says Inside Higher Ed. 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.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “A bill backed by President Trump and announced Wednesday aims to reduce overall legal immigration by half while putting in place a new points-based system for applicants for employment-based green cards that would privilege graduates of American universities.” Elsevier has acquired bepress. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The British government releases the results … of its new three-tiered rating system of teaching quality at universities.” 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. Via Buzzfeed : “ Betsy DeVos Picked A Student Loan CEO To Run The Student Loan System.”

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education system ‘not top 10 in anything’ ” Via The Atlantic : “Arne Duncan: ’Everyone Says They Value Education, but Their Actions Don’t Follow’.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. 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.

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Via Mother Jones : “How the Justice Department Is Trying to Dismantle Georgia ’s Segregated Special-Education System.” “Digital learning systems now charge students for access codes needed to complete coursework, take quizzes, and turn in homework,” Buzzfeed – which consistently does some of the best education journalism – reports. Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.”

Live Wednesday, March 7th - Panel Discussion of Seth Godin’s Stop Stealing Dreams

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Goyal is empowering students, educators, parents, and administrators with the upcoming Learning Revolution movement to shake up the American education system.

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Via The Hechinger Report : “ Mississippi ’s early ed shakeup: State reorganizes key child care services, launches new family tracking system.” 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 The Chronicle of Higher Education : “The University of California system has agreed to pay $1.15 ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Wisconsin at Madison is proposing, pending state funding approval, that transfer students from the state’s community college system who meet various academic criteria receive one year of free tuition if they are from the first generation in their families to go to college.” Education Politics.

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” That is, the closure of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Purdue University ’s president harshly critiques the current system that allows college athletes to drop out and go pro after a single season.” Even if every school age kid in the US public school system was introduced to Minecraft through Code.org, that’s still only about 51 million students.

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Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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. The Italian political theorist Antonio Gramsci is best known for his theory of cultural hegemony.

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senators released a bill Monday that would overturn the ban on a federal student-level data system that would allow for the tracking of employment and graduation rates. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. Education Politics. Via The Washington Post : “ Trump ’s first full education budget : Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice.”

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Newark has control once again of its public school system, which the state took away from the city 22 years ago. Via BocaNews : “Parents throughout South Palm Beach County are using iReady on behalf of their children, possibly skewing scores – and usefulness – of the $6-Million diagnostic computer system.” Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” Asteria Education has acquired ECS Learning Systems.

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Via Politico : “The Kansas Supreme Court rejected the state’s school funding system in a ruling issued Monday that found it runs afoul of the state’s constitution by failing to adequately and equitably fund its school districts.” ” “ University of Wisconsin System to Migrate From D2L Brightspace to Canvas LMS” by Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill. (National) Education Politics.

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For nearly 30 years, Medicaid has helped school systems cover costs for special education services and equipment, from physical therapists to feeding tubes. ” The Department of Education has rehired student loan debt collectors fired by the Obama Administration: Enterprise Recovery Systems and Navient-owned Pioneer Credit Recovery. ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Education Politics.

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” “ If there was one good thing that came out of Katrina, [it’s that] it wiped out the K–12 education system in New Orleans ” –if there was one good thing that came out of this Edsurge article , it’s that you can see how much people in the ed-tech industry truly loathe public education and the people who work in it.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “After the State College of Florida replaced a tenure-like system with three-year contracts for all new faculty members, some complained. higher ed systems scale up higher quality and cost efficient education?” Elsevier has acquired Hivebench. Educator’s Assessment Data Management System ( EADMS ) is merging with IO Education. Education Politics.

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Republican lawmakers back bill that would substantially cut tuition and revenue , and seek more student diversity, at five system campuses, four of which are minority-serving institutions.” “Facing a $26 million shortfall caused by declining enrollment and a decade of budget cuts from state government, Kentucky ’s community college system has cut 506 positions, including 170 faculty and staff jobs that were occupied,” the Herald-Ledger reports.

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The court has said that schools will have to close if the Legislature does not correct inequity in the system by the end of June.” ” UNC system president Margaret Spellings says that UNC will not try to enforce the state’s controversial “ bathroom law.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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