Tag: edtech

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 »

by Julie Keck

1. Edtech and activism are reinventing education on 30 Under 30 list (Caroline Howard / Forbes) 2. Who takes MOOCs? (Brandon Alcorn, Gayle Christensen & Ezekiel J. Emanuel / The New Republic) 3. What didn’t happen in #edtech in 2013 (Jim Lewis / EdSurge) 4. The online education movement drifts off course (Eric Westervelt / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Texas A&M brings back journalism major with print focus, digital awareness (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. How MOOCs can be free and profitable at the same time (John Swope / EdTech Magazine) 3. EdTech’s biggest challenges, according to Khan Academy & Coursera founders (Lauren Hepler / Silicon Valley Business Journal) 4. To measure a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 80 percent of MOOC students already have a college degree (Jimmy Daly / EdTech Higher Ed) 2. Code.org’s ‘Hour of Code’ brings computer science into the classroom (Tony Wan / Edutopia) 3. Deadlines approaching for 2014 journalism fellowships, internships (Anna Li / Poynter) 4. Opinion: We need coding in schools, but where are the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Pepperdine manages clickers in the classroom (Julie Tausend &  Vanessa Bravo / EdTech Higher Ed) 2. Challenge fund for innovation in journalism education (Online News Association) 3. IL school district shuts down Google after filters fail (Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) 4. Students: Spend the summer working with Nieman Lab via the Google […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Edtech in 2014: Wiping out the blackboard (The Economist) 2. Redefining the writing process with iPads (Beth Holland / Edutopia) 3. MOOCs are no magic bullet for educating Americans (Edward Luce / Financial Times) 4. Carnegie Mellon wants data on education technology (Jimmy Daly / EdTech Magazine) 5. Study: Most MOOC users are well-educated […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Should journalism schools require reporters to learn code? (Olga Khazan / The Atlantic) 2. The digital divide that will determine the future of edtech (Jimmy Leach / Huffington Post) 3. Journalism in the classroom (Naomi Sharp / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Wikipedia: When college students have an audience, does their writing improve? (Jimmy Daly […] more »