Tag: columbia

by Julie Keck

1. The Washington Post partners with student newspapers at UMD, Columbia (Nick Massella / FishBowl DC) 2. Online MOOC courses deliver Ebola health advice (Sean Coughlan / BBC News) 3. Oculus Rift virtual-reality system weighed by higher education institutions (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 4. Michigan State launches food MOOC portal with EdCast (Roger Riddell [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Willow Bay to lead journalism school at USC Annenberg (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. Columbia‚Äôs Year Zero, aiming to give journalists data literacy, now called the Lede Program (Joshua Benton / Nieman Lab) 3. USC is offering a Google Glass course for journalism (Kurt Wagner / Mashable) 4. Ex-Yale president to head Coursera MOOC [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. After Snowden, Columbia j-school panel sees renewed need for legal framework protecting journalists (Miranda Neubauer / TechPresident) 2. MOOCs in transition: Not so massive, open or even online (Richard Waters / Financial Times) 3. 5 tips for teachers who struggle with technology (Joshua Work / Edutopia) 4. MOOCs and the democratization of online society [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Are j-schools an escalator to nowhere? (JimRomenesko.com) 2. School device rollouts generate more questions (EdSurge) 3. The Brown Institute for Media Innovation is finding its niche (Nieman) 4. Columbia j-school professor wants to crowdsource longform journalism publishing (Poynter) 5. You’re distracted. This professor can help. (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 6. 10 tips for [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. F.A.A. may loosen curbs on fliers’ use of electronics (NYT) 2. What if the Google Reader readers just don’t come back? (TechCrunch) 3. Michael Wolff on the new dean of the ‘J-school’: Columbia flunks relevancy test (USA Today) 4. Twitter snubs French court request for information on authors of hate speech – Updated (The [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Stanford, Columbia share $30 million digital-media gift (Chronicle of Philanthropy) 2. Apple’s new iBooks won’t school college bookstores any time soon (Wired) 3. Knight Center course teaches journalists in digital world how to cover disasters, crises (Knight Center) 4. The forgotten role of [...] more »

by Anne Nelson

If you spend much time in U.S. newsrooms these days, you might contract a serious case of gloom and doom. Talk is still focused on declining circulations, aging readerships, and the absence of new business models to pay for the production of quality content. But it would be a mistake to assume that this is [...] more »