Tag: edtech

by Julie Keck

1. J-schools reboot for next-generation needs (Meg Heckman / NewsCheckMedia) 2. An #edtech “Bill of Rights” (Katrina Stevens / EdSurge) 3. Opinion: Why MOOCS might be just right for schools (Marc Boxser & Anant Agarwal / Huffington Post Education) 4. Do you need a postgraduate degree in journalism to get ahead? (Tamsin Rutter / The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Mizzou Mafia’ member tells J-School grads that path is not easy (Ashley Jost / Columbia Tribune) 2. College faculty seeks to cut ties with online-education company (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Beer, open online learning, and Janux (Joshua Kim / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Ten tips for grabbing students’ attention […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism education debate: Getting beyond ‘the typical BS in J-school classes’ (Dan Reimold / College Media Matters) 2. What would Socrates think about MOOCs? (Kevin Carey / Slate) 3. College newspapers are following students online, but will revenue come, too? (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Google’s Classroom takes the clutter out of everyday assignments […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Trustee quits after Columbia University paper votes to decrease publication (Mike Vilensky / Wall Street Journal) 2. With free web courses, Wharton seeks edge in traditional programs (Melissa Korn / Wall Street Journal) 3. Are journalism schools teaching their students the right skills? (Cindy Royal / Nieman Lab) 4. 5 things edtech startups can […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Columbia student paper plans to drop daily print edition (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 2. What MIT learned from Mongolian teenager who aced a MOOC (Jeffrey R. Young / Slate) 3. Mark Cuban’s foray into the #edtech industry (Katrina Stevens / EdSurge) 4. Chrome smashing: Creating the inconceivable (Beth Holland / Edutopia) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. European Commission wants MOOCs providers to help boost regional web skills (Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch) 2. No silver bullets: Hybrid High learns a tough #edtech lesson (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 3. Google names student journalism fellows, launches data course online (Todd R. Weiss / eWeek) 4. 3 global #edtech trends to watch (Jeff […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Willow Bay to lead journalism school at USC Annenberg (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. Columbia’s 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. Survey: MOOC students are educated, employed, and male (Gayle Christensen & Brandon Alcorn / Slate) 2. Another day, another edtech giant acquired (Rip Empson / TechCrunch) 3. Who owns the intellectual property rights of MOOCs? (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Edtech is poised to go mainstream (Sari Factor / Forbes) 5. What’s […] 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 Meredith Broussard

Making an introvert and an extrovert collaborate can be like plugging an extension cord into itself. Journalism professors see this in the classroom all the time: When an outgoing student gets paired with a shy student for a group assignment, the two students frequently don’t know how to talk to each other. They rush through […] more »