Tag: MOOC

by Julie Keck

1. Open education’s publicity problem (Steve Kolowich / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. On transfer students, data, and adjusted priorities (Alexandra W. Logue / Inside Higher Education) 3. U Oklahoma’s Janux flips the MOOC (Dian Schaffhauser / Campus Technology) 4. Virginia newsman pledges $1M to University of Missouri j-school (Jeff Clabaugh / Washington Business Journal […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Infographic: 30 ways Google Glass works in classrooms (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Magazine) 2. A look at edtech’s biggest money magnets (Rebecca Koenig / The Chronicle of Higher Education) – Subscription 3. Will MOOCs be flukes? (Maria Konnikova / The New Yorker) 4. A 7-step guide to creating your own Open Educational Resources […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The Washington Post partners with student newspapers at UMD, Columbia (Nick Massella / FishBowl DC) 2. Online MOOC courses deliver Ebola health advice (Sean Coughlan / BBC News) 3. Oculus Rift virtual-reality system weighed by higher education institutions (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 4. Michigan State launches food MOOC portal with EdCast (Roger Riddell […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Edtech companies pledge to protect student data privacy (Charley Locke / EdSurge) 2. A MOOC that is a ‘replica of the campus version’ (Chris Parr / Times Higher Education) 3. Leading and learning for a successful digital transformation (Steve Webb / Edutopia) 4. Arne Duncan guidance calls for equal technology access across schools (Sam […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Landmark’ student-data-privacy law enacted in California (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 2. EDUCAUSE 2014: Online learning could fundamentally change role of universities (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Magazine) 3. How edtech tools have revved up 21st century STEM instruction (Bill Church / EdSurge) 4. MOOC U: The revolution isn’t over (Jeff Selingo / The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. MIT study finds learning gains for students who took free online course (Nick Anderson / The Washington Post) 2. Can Google X’s recently departed founder save the MOOC? (Michael del Castillo / Upstart Business Journal) 3. Tech industry-designed higher education heats up with $35M investment in Udacity (Gregory Ferenstein / VentureBeat) 4. Using digital […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. News for high schools: Digital media plus teaching equals support for freedom (Eric Newton / Knight Foundation) 2. Columbia professor Eric Foner teaching “The Civil War and the Reconstruction” MOOC (EdX) 3. Google brings Chromebook lending library to colleges (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Magazine) 4. Edtech initiatives from 10 SoCal districts (Christina Quattrocchi […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Salaita to U. of Illinois: ‘Reinstate me’ or brace for legal fight (Sydni Dunn / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Journalism schools failing Latinos, media companies suffer (Raymond Ruiz / The Venture) 3. 1871 announces education-tech incubator in partnership with DeVry (John Carpenter / Chicago Tribune) 4. Journalism inspiration way down yonder (Mary […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How streaming media could threaten the mission of libraries (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Still little consensus on role of massive, online courses in higher education (Kyla Calvert / PBS NewsHour) 3. What India can teach Silicon Valley about its gender problem (Vikram Chandra / Wired) 4. How to integrate […] more »

by Joshua Kim

Just two years ago, some were heralding “the year of the MOOC” — the age when Massive Open Online Courses would permanently disrupt the higher education landscape and open instruction free to the masses. We’re now in what some call the “trough of disillusionment on the Gartner Hype Cycle.” In the open online learning community, this shift away […] more »