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Edtech sci-fi

Ben Williamson Before making a career out of studying education technology, I was a student of literature. As an undergraduate student of English Lit at Cardiff University, we were taught it was possible to critique the canon, analyze cultural objects … Continue reading

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Edtech, coronavirus, and commercialization in public education

Ben Williamson While the opening months of 2020 have been marked by huge disruptions to education at an international scale, some organizations have thrived during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the education markets consultancy HolonIQ, the first three months of … Continue reading

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Genetics, big data science, and postgenomic education research

Ben Williamson A diagram visualizing the genetic variants associated with educational attainment. Image by Emily Willoughby. An international consortium of genetics researchers has established a link between genes and educational attainment from a study of over a million people. One … Continue reading

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