Tag: MOOC

by Katherine Krueger

Rumors were circulating on Twitter that a teen pop sensation was dead, and it was my job to get the story. Of course, eyewitness accounts varied, the facts were shifting quickly and I had an editor texting me every few minutes, asking me where the story was. I was confronted with the unique challenges of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What a Peruvian school designed by IDEO looks like (Christina Quattrocchi / EdSurge) 2. Can universities use data to fix what ails the lecture? (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. A call for an end to apologies about MOOC dropouts (Jeffrey Pomerantz / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Dorm wi-fi a selling […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reynolds Foundation establishes business journalism bureau at ASU’s Cronkite School (Emily Overholt / Phoenix Business Journal) 2. What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education (Science Blog) 3. Teachers test drive Google’s Classroom (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. Should you MOOC and match? (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Education) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How e-reading threatens learning in the humanities (Naomi S. Baron / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Quelling the controversy over technology and student testing (Gee Kin Chou / EdSurge) 3. Teaching ethics and narrative…with violent video games? (Paul Darvasi / Edutopia) 4. 4 ways big data is giving students an edge in the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism enrollments fell two years in a row (Michael King / American Journalism Review) 2. U.S. Education Department offers tips to districts, states on social media use (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 3. The mystery of the missing MOOC (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 4. From guilt to Google: Experimenting with tech tools […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Edtech startups protest FCC proposal for ‘two-tiered internet’ (Charley Locke / EdSurge) 2. Chasing the elusive ‘quality’ in online education (Anya Kamenetz / NPR) 3. A MOOC by any other name (John M. Eger / Huffington Post) 4. The digital lives of teens (Matt Levinson / Edutopia) 5. Terminal degrees (The Economist)   Get […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism innovation lab may be ‘game-changing’ (Rem Rieder / USA Today) 2. Google launches new courses in programming with Udacity (Gregory Ferenstein / VentureBeat) 3. EdX CEO on the future of online learning (Rahim Kanani / Forbes) 4. Can MOOCs lure international students to US colleges and universities? (Charlie Tyson / Inside Higher Ed) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Top 10 schools to major in journalism (Russell Westerholm / University Herald) 2. New government data sheds light on online learners (Devon Haynie / US News) 3. Via tablet or smartphone, learning with MOOCs (Kit Eaton / New York Times) 4. How relationships make or break a low-income #edtech classroom (Margina Parker / EdSurge) […] more »

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. Has Common App turned admissions into a ‘straitjacketed ward of uniformity’? (Eric Hoover / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Which digital media are worthy of classroom use? (Mike Lorion / EdTech) 3. J-school director vows he won’t let student newspaper die (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. Is the marketplace model ideal for online […] more »