Tag: edtech

by Julie Keck

1. A new framework for how Afghan schools teach journalism (Institute for War Peace Reporting) 2. TechStars-powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator holds its first demo day in NYC (Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat) 3. A digital future: K-12 technology by 2018 (Matthew Lynch / Huffington Post) 4. All Hail MOOCs! Just don’t ask if they actually work [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google and EdX are building a “YouTube for MOOCs” (Slate) 2. Google Glass prompts journalism school experiments (Gov Tech News) 3. The great MOOC experiment (Inside Higher Ed) 4. Edtech business models that work (EdSurge) 5. 3 must-knows in distance education (Inside Higher Ed)   Get our newsletters delivered straight to your inbox. more »

by Julie Keck

1. The digital lives of teens: Turning ‘Do as I say’ into ‘Do as I do’ (Edutopia) 2. College papers cutting back on print editions (Poynter) 3. Like MOOCs? Then you might also like SMOCs (WSJ) 4. Searching for Finland’s education entrepreneurs (EdSurge) 5. Infographic: A map of education technology through 2040 (Ed Tech Magazine) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Do journalism schools really need to be teaching hospitals? (Nieman Lab) 2. FAA grounds journalism school drones in Missouri and Nebraska (Kansas City Star) 3. How MOOCs will evolve in the physical world (Forbes) 4. Feminist professors create alternative MOOCs (Inside Higher Ed) 5. Opinion: We need more edtech, but less technology in the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Finberg: Journalism schools need to adapt or risk becoming irrelevant (Poynter) 2. New Columbia j-school dean ‘elated’ to start work, doesn’t think journalism is headed into the abyss (Village Voice) 3. Research raises MOOC participation concerns (Stanford Daily) 4. Opinion: How good ideas in EdTech go ‘viral’ (EdSurge) 5. What it’s like to take [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. CUNY J-school brings ethnic media out of the shadows with their Urban Reporting Program and more (Nieman Lab) 2. MOOC wars and the golden age of journalism (Slate) 3. At the intersection of journalism, data science and digital media: How can j-schools prep students for the world they’re headed into? (Nieman Lab) 4. American [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Textbook publishers revamp e-books to fight used market (Reuters) 2. MOOCs on the move from colleges to companies (Wired) 3. J-school follies (The Daily Standard) 4. The MOOC that roared (Slate) 5. Chicago teachers talk edtech (EdSurge)   Get our newsletters delivered straight to your inbox.   more »

by Julie Keck

1. Higher ed leaders urge slowdown of MOOC train (Inside Higher Ed) 2. An online summer camp for maker kids (CNN) 3. Applications to Education Pioneers boom…will edtech benefit? (Education Week) 4. Goldstein: My MOOC improves my classroom (Huffington Post) 5. 7 must-have apps for summer learning (Take Part)   Get our newsletters delivered straight [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A win for journalism and democracy in Wisconsin (Wired) 2. USC Annenberg launches new nine-month master’s degree in journalism (USC Annenberg) 3. Why the idea of online ventures ‘democratizing education’ is total BS (memeburn) 4. News Corp.’s Amplify is latest with a MOOC for the high school crowd (GigaOm) 5. Programming and Simulation: Real technical skills [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Columbia Journalism School ‘Magic Grant’ recipients highlight journalism as storytelling (Mediabistro) 2. My kids are obsessed with technology and it’s all my fault (NYT) 3. How to fix edtech procurement (EdSurge) 4. Teaching toddlers to tweet? Introducing social media to elementary students (Edutopia) 5. Data security is a classroom worry, too (NYT)   Get our newsletters delivered straight to your inbox.        more »