Tag: big data

by Julie Keck

1. Our online learning community’s online learning failures (Joshua M. Kim / Inside Higher Ed) 2. Michigan State wants a big data professor on campus (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 3. Social media gains momentum in online education (Jordan Friedman / US News & World Report) 4. What Georgia Tech’s online degree in computer science […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital watermarks take the publishing world by storm (Mike Kozlowski / Good E-Reader) 2. Oyster adds user curated e-book recommendations to drive discovery (Rich Bellis / Digital Book World) 3. Al Jazeera web comic looks at big data and the future of privacy (Calvin Reid / Publishers Weekly) 4. 7 reasons Twitter isn’t building […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Opinion: Why it’s so disappointing that j-schools are panicking over Ebola (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. How much start-up culture do we need to attract young talent? (Tilmann Knoll / INMA) 3. Surprising gadgets, not just books, are ready for checkout at college libraries (Jeffrey R. Young / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How e-reading threatens learning in the humanities (Naomi S. Baron / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Quelling the controversy over technology and student testing (Gee Kin Chou / EdSurge) 3. Teaching ethics and narrative…with violent video games? (Paul Darvasi / Edutopia) 4. 4 ways big data is giving students an edge in the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google has received 75,000 ‘right to be forgotten’ requests, is receiving 1,000 more every day (William Turvill / The Press Gazzette) 2. FCC receives more than 677,000 comments on net neutrality proposal (Ted Johnson / Variety) 3. How some news orgs use time zones to their advantage to operate 24/7 (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The New Yorker alters its online strategy (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Dean Baquet’s first digital initiative: Adding editors (Jeremy Barr / Capital New York) 3. Amazon angles to attract Hachette’s authors to its side (David Streitfeld / New York Times’ Binary Bits) 4. Singapore passes Pirate Bay-blocking anti-piracy law (Torrent Freak) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The art and science of data-driven journalism (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 2. Virtual newsroom: Getting journalism done in a digital age (Sandra Oshiro / Poynter) 3. A global study of user-generated content in TV and online news output (Tow Center) 4. The anxieties of big data (Kate Crawford / The New Inquiry) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times internal report painted dire digital picture (Myles Tanzer / BuzzFeed) 2. Free Press’ Timothy Karr on protecting net neutrality (92nd Street Y) 3. FCC votes for Internet “fast lanes” but could change its mind later (Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica) 4. Europe: Digital companies demand new Google anti-trust probe (Channel NewAsia) […] more »

by Meredith Broussard

For the third installment of her Educational Thought Leader series, Arcadia University education professor Kira J. Baker-Doyle and I had a conversation about a data journalism project that uses big data to uncover inequality in Philadelphia public schools. Baker-Doyle is the author of The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support. Our […] more »

by Cathy O'Neil

This all began at Joe’s Coffee on the Columbia University campus one morning last spring. Mark Hansen was then teaching journalism students who didn’t know much about data or computing. I was working with engineers and skilled data people, who didn’t understand how important storytelling is to problem-solving, especially because different choices, which might seem minute […] more »