Tag: digital education

by Julie Keck

1. Why free is not the future of digital content in education (Mary Cullinane / Wired) 2. ‘Education innovation clusters’ aim to improve schools (Michele Molnar / Education Week) 3. Sydney Opera House models the future of digital education (via Business Wire) 4. Online or in-person? One college lets students switch back and forth (Casey […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New social network is all college, all the time (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Distance ed myths debunked (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 3. How AltSchool blends old-fashioned learning with new technology (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 4. In new video, Michigan Daily writers read mean reader comments & tweets […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. President Obama’s student-data-privacy proposal gets wary industry reaction (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 2. What to do when a student journalist isn’t ready to produce for the public? Ask lots of them to (Adam Ragusea / Nieman Lab) 3. One reason to offer free online courses: alumni engagement (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education, curated by Julie Keck. 1. The Idea Makers: 10 tech innovators (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. The do’s and don’ts of picking technology for schools (EdSurge) 3. “My modern experience teaching a MOOC” (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Montclair State University’s new […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Free textbooks spell disruption for college publishers (MIT Tech Review) 2. Report: Post industrial journalism: adapting to the present (Columbia Journalism School) 3. Online education programs tackle student cheating (U.S. News) 4. Taking the next step in online education with credit equivalency (Forbes) 5. As colleges […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Can the digital generation do anything right? (EdWeek) 2. Education technology, digital learning not as easy as it seems (HuffPo) 3. University sanctions journalism student for ‘disruptive’ interview request (Poynter) 4. Content vs. service in media & education (Business Insider) 5. Stanford tackles challenges of digital learning (Patch) […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Online universities: Why they still don’t measure up (ReadWrite) 2. Schools are using social networking to involve parents (EdWeek) 3. UK editors don’t think university education is essential for journalists (Guardian) 4. Teachers report mixed impact of digital media (EdWeek) 5. Online courses put pressure on third-world […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Digital badges gain currency as online education rises (NYT) 2. The technology of massive open online courses (Tech Review) 3. The year of the massive open online course (NYT) 4. The most important education technology in 200 years (Tech Review) 5. Macmillan to go all […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. The unholy alliance against online learning (Bloomberg) 2. iPads in education: Where’s the money coming from? (Macworld) 3. Engaging children with the siren call of the app (NYT) 4. In digital textbook transition, device availability is just the beginning (GigaOM) 5. Competency-based schools embrace digital learning (Education Week) […] more »

by Tina Barseghian

The promise of technology in the pursuit of learning is vast — and so are the profits. The Software & Information Industry Association valued the U.S. ed-tech market at $7.5 billion in 2010. With daily launches of new products promising to solve all manner of problems — from managing classrooms to engaging bored students with […] more »