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As the year comes to a close it is a good time to think about which education and technology initiatives are working well and which many need revising. Read about which higher-ed initiatives have delivered and where the Common Core stands after a decade.
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Universities are increasingly recording lectures, but academics are wary of being spied on or made obsolete.
Academics fear that on-demand recordings, which some have called the “Netflixisation of academia”, will affect attendance. They also worry about less obvious consequences: it could be used to bust strikes, it could be a watching eye monitoring their performance, and eventually it could replace them. But do they have genuine reason to be concerned?
College and edtech industry leaders in Chicago provided their thoughts as to which technology solutions they think have, or have not, delivered on their promises. They also offered their insights regarding problems and potential solutions related to the current state of high-ed technology.
The Founder Experience: "What the Barclays Accelerator was Really Like"
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Laura Truncellito- Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication. firstname.lastname@example.org
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