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Startup Digest Education - Issue #82 Netflixisation of academia, Ed-tech in Higher Ed, Common Core

Hi Readers, As the year comes to a close it is a good time to think about which education and technol
Issue #82  •  December 17  •  view online
Startup Digest Education
Startup Digest Education
The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.
Hi Readers,
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?

In higher ed tech, where's the 'hype' and what's the promise? | Education Dive

After 10 Years of Hopes and Setbacks, What Happened to the Common Core? - The New York Times

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Techstars Startup Digest Startup Digest Education is curated by:
Hrvoje Morić Hrvoje Morić - Educator at the Nazarbayev Intellectual School, Host of The Geopolitics & Empire Podcast
Jemma Israyelyan Jemma Israyelyan - Director at CEED
Raphaëlle Houdot Raphaëlle Houdot - - 🇨🇦🇫🇷 COO at Voilà Learning (language learning disruption)
Laura Truncellito 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.
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