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Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education

Edsurge

This is the outcome of a combination of forces: our persistent desire to get more people into and through higher education, and our anxieties about the spiraling growth of student debt and college tuition. Related to this development was the rise of what I think of as Social Justice Edtech. This movement asks us to rethink technology to address social problems in education and society. They argue that putatively equitable technologies actually reinstate social inequalities.

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T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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THE BRIGHTBYTES LEARNING OUTCOMES MODULE ( WWW.BRIGHTBYTES.NET ) The Learning Outcomes module captures millions of data points from any digital device usage, and triangulates it with district investment data and student achievement data.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. ”) It was certainly the outcome that investors were hoping for Edmodo , which raised $25 million in 2012, boasting that it had 15 million users. That’s because I now count AltSchool as an LMS.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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Rise of the robots Siemens has both an academic and an industry perspective on digital learning. Now that robots are flipping burgers and reading X-rays—for a fraction of the cost of human labor—learners need to prepare for careers that employ uniquely human traits like self-regulation and communication. The LMS reflects a content-driven concept of education that encourages learners to master what the university thinks they should know.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Association of American Colleges and Universities on Wednesday announced the creation of the VALUE Institute , which will help colleges ‘leverage learning outcomes evidence to improve student success and ensure quality and equity in student learning.’” The New Media Consortium announced in an email to its members that it would be immediately shutting down. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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” New Nanodegrees from Udacity : Digital Marketing and Robotics. “When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. Offering “modules” in an LMS is, apparently, newsworthy. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Parental control service ‘ Circle with Disney ’ to help with distracted driving, social media, kids’ chores & more.” Education Politics.

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was named in an investigation by The Associated Press last year for sharing racially charged content on social media.” Via The Guardian : “ Trump bans agencies from ‘providing updates on social media or to reporters’ ” This ban has been targeted at scientists at the EPA and USDA in particular. Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill on layoffs at the LMS Schoology. The American Library Association announced its youth media awards.

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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.”

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e.g. “ Social justice miseducation in our schools” by J. " The majors include sociology, media studies, and political science. ” “How Social Media Can Help Teach Good Writing,” according to Edsurge. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” The $1700 robot dog also requires a subscription plan. Robot stories are also Betteridge’s Law of Headlines stories, wouldn’t you know it? (National) Education Politics.

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