Tag: MOOC

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. ASU journalism school set to launch center for network of citizen sources (AZ Central) 2. Seen and heard at #SXSWedu (Jimmy Daly / EdTech) 3. Are MOOCs really failing to make the grade? (Andrew Smith Lewis / Re/code) 4. Opinion: Colleges need to act like startups — or risk becoming obsolete (Evan Selinger & [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How journalism schools can innovate by teaching tech reporting (Dave Cohn / Poynter) 2. Textbook publishers push to provide full digital-learning experience (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. How entertaining does education have to be? On MOOCs and more (John Warner / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Cronkite to offer online graduate [...] more »

by Steve Blank

Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC’s) and the flipped classroom. I’ve been experimenting with both of them. What I’ve learned (besides being able to use the word “pedagogy” in a sentence) is 1) Assigning students lectures as homework doesn’t guarantee the students will [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. WVU drops ‘journalism’ from j-school’s name (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 2. ProPublica opens Data Store with free and ‘premium’ data (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Investigative Journalism Education Consortium launches new initiative, expands resources (Brant Houston / IJEC) 4. Google announces an online data interpretation MOOC for the general public (Gregory Ferenstein / TechCrunch) [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. UK’s Edtech Incubator graduates first class of teacherpreneurs (EdSurge) 2. For Stanford U. MOOC instructors, trial and error breeds success (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 3. New position may improve future of journalism education at Florida International University (Marisol Medina / FIUSM) 4. Survey: One-third of journalism students, teachers nationwide report administrative censorship [...] more »

by Julie Keck

NOTE: Starting next week, our Journalism & Digital Education Roundup will come out on Thursdays instead of Tuesdays to get you ready for our bi-weekly EducationShift Twitter chats (every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 10am PST/1pm EST.) Now on Tuesdays we will share our weekly E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup. MediaShift has enhanced [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. State Dept. blocks access to MOOCs in countries with economic sanctions (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 2. Are journalists being ‘intellectually outgunned’ when it comes to data? (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Teaching the essential skills of the mobile classroom (Beth Holland / Edutopia) 4. The tricky task of figuring out what makes [...] 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 »