Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” ” Via Techcrunch : “ Sony wants to digitize education records using the blockchain.” (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. These products – badges , microcredentials , micromasters , nanodegrees , and the like – have been packaged alongside (and by) MOOCs , coding bootcamps, and other popular ed-tech trends. Sony’s in the business.

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Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

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Because despite their marketing copy, it remains important to ask: how do employers, in and out of Silicon Valley, respond to these alt-credentials – to MOOC certificates and nanodegrees and microcredentials and badges? ” MOOCs for credit. In February, Sony issued a press release, “ vowing ” to bring the blockchain to education in the form of a new testing platform. This is part seven of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Techcrunch : “ Sony now has a Koov robotics learning kit for US classrooms.” 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. I’m sorta loathe to give a lot of attention to Trump’s budget proposal.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Chalkbeat investigates the Indiana Virtual School : “As students signed up, online school hired barely any teachers – but founder’s company charged it millions.” Via Techcrunch : “Sony reboots Aibo with AI and extra kawaii.” (National) Education Politics. “The Education of Betsy DeVos ” – a profile of the Secretary of Education in Politico Magazine.

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