Search Results: "learning"

by Julie Keck

1. FCC looks to upgrade IT as net neutrality comments clog system (Alex Howard / TechRepublic) 2. Can print and online content just get along? California Sunday Magazine hopes so. (Kara Swisher / Re/code) 3. n+1: Learning that print and digital can peacefully coexist (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. Dish adds Food Network, HGTV [...] more »

by Clay Shirky

I teach theory and practice of social media at NYU, and am an advocate and activist for the free culture movement, so I’m a pretty unlikely candidate for Internet censor, but I have just asked the students in my fall seminar to refrain from using laptops, tablets and phones in class. I came late and [...] more »

by Michael W. Wagner

The political reporter’s professional toolkit keeps expanding. Journalists are using social science research, “big data” and innovative alternative story formats to better serve their audience. Journalism education is catching up too, as Vicki Krueger and Katherine Krueger have shown here on EducationShift. I’m a long-time critic of political news coverage that treats politics like a [...] more »

by Beth Laing

Focus on open data, data journalism and visualizations How does changing technology change the way that media companies and startups parse data from local, state and federal government? That will be the focus of the upcoming Collab/Space DC workshop on November 6, 2014. Sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education, curated by Courtney Cowgill. 1. Making a great online course, and why high drop-out rates aren’t a bad thing (Elliott Masie / VentureBeat) 2. Planning an ed-tech transformation…in 1989 (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 3. How Edtech startup ‘Native Innovation’ goes the extra 300 [...] more »

by Angela Washeck

Two years ago, the Pew Research Center reported that more than a third of social media users have used networking sites to post their own thoughts or comments on political and social issues. Simultaneously, nearly 20 percent of those polled said social networking sites were so powerful that their personal views on a political issue [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Learning from 800k public comments on the FCC’s net neutrality plan (Bob Lannon & Andrew Pendleton / The Sunlight Foundation) 2. FBI and Apple investigate nude celebrity photo hack (David Meyer / GigaOm) 3. Mental Floss is buoyed by online video (Christine Haughney / The New York Times) 4. Pioneer David Cohn on Circa, [...] more »

by Fannie Cohen

Blended learning is a hybrid mix of online and in-class teaching intended to boost student engagement and bring learning into the 21st century. This method encourages collaboration, discussion and in-person learning in lieu of the traditional lecture format. Teachers integrate technology into the course with online management systems such as Blackboard or Moodle, which provide [...] more »

by Mark E. Johnson

You’re neither a dusty old prof sliding acetates onto a projector nor are you all revved up for a full MOOC. You’re just you, wanting to be a little better, hoping to engage your students in a new way or free up a little face time for talking. It’s time to start flipping. MOOC? Flipping? [...] more »

by Vicki Krueger

Digital tools can make journalism more powerful. They also can make you a more powerful teacher. Whether you’re looking for new tools to use in your classroom or you want to ensure your students have the skills they need to succeed when they graduate, digital tools can help. At Poynter’s News University, we’ve been building [...] more »