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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning.

The Weaponization of Education Data

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A hacked school Twitter account in Florida. More data collection will improve student learning and student outcomes. ” “The Higher Ed Learning Revolution,” as NPR put it: Tracking Each Student’s Every Move.“ They monitor social media.

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” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.