Tag: digital education

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 »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Interest in Online Courses Could Be Peaking (US News) 2. Scholars debate the promises, pitfalls of online learning (Stanford News) 3. Getting the most out of an online education (Reuters) 4. Pearson doubles down online (Inside Higher Ed) 5. PresentationTube allows teachers and students to produce and [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Can online education tackle achievement gap? (NPR) 2. Harvard launches free online courses – 100,000 sign up (Boston Globe) 3. Combining online learning and the Socratic method for medical school (Scope – Stanford University) 4. Teachers make money selling materials online (AP) 5. Concerns build about online options for special [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. More schools relax their policies on cellphones, iPads (Columbus Dispatch) 2. California experiments with free, open-source textbooks (The Atlantic) 3. Schools adopting ‘Bring your own device’ policies (Press-Enterprise) 4. Why distance learning and digital education are the latest fashion in education (Huffington Post) [...] more »