Tag: computer science

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. Should ‘real’ students consider an online course on the side? (The Guardian) 2. Discovering common ground between computer science and journalism (Nieman) 3. To MOOC or not to MOOC (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. How WYNC’s data journalism efforts show new opportunities for journalists (Columbia Journalism Review) 5. The Need for a Digital […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Students with computer science degrees are in high demand this year (Bloomberg) 2. Libraries in this county are buying, not leasing, e-books (Boing Boing) 3. Tax increase could bring iPads to classrooms in S.C. (Island Packet) 4. Teacher behind Calif. school’s iPad program […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Who made NYU’s list of Top 100 journalists? (Poynter) 2. Some colleges requiring students to take computer science (US News and World Report) 3. iPads more accepted in U.S. classrooms (Boston Herald) 4. Why e-books in classrooms make sense (Seeking Alpha) 5. UNC […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Justice Alito: “It is not going to be long before [broadcast TV] goes the way of vinyl records and eight-track tapes” (New York Times) 2. Finding success through pay walls (Monday Note) 3. UK to reintroduce computer science teaching in schools (Geek)  4. Patch triples […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Man sentenced to one year in federal prison for uploading X-Men movie (Deadline) 2. New York Times Co. negotiating to sell regional newspapers (Media Decoder) 3. Should computer science be required in K-12? (MindShift) 4. E-books as a digital news business strategy (Nieman Reports) 5. […] more »

by Audrey Watters

This summer, Stanford University announced its plans to make three of its introductory computer science classes available for free to the general public. The classes — Machine Learning, Introduction to Databases, and Introduction to Artificial Intelligence — were to be taught by Stanford faculty and held online in conjunction with the regular on-campus courses held […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. Roughly two years ago, a group of prominent journalism educators, administrators and academics gathered in a room at Columbia University. […] more »