Tag: moocs

by Lauren Simonis

On Friday, March 7, our bi-weekly #EdShift chat will focus on Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other online efforts in journalism education. The chat will be moderated as usual by MediaShift’s Education Curator Katy Culver, with special guests Owen Youngman, Northwestern University, Howard Finberg, the Poynter Institute, and Rosental Alves, University of Texas-Austin. A Storify will be […] more »

by Claire Groden

This week, in honor of MediaShift’s launch of EducationShift, we’re turning our gaze to one of the biggest issues in higher education: digital disruption — with the advent of online education, e-learning and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). If the New York Times called 2012 “The Year of the MOOC,” then two years later, it’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 Julie Keck

1. Why higher education cannot afford to lose net neutrality (Jimmy Daly / EdTech Higher Ed) 2. The challenges and rewards of teaching web design (Jeremy Girard / Smashing Magazine) 3. Academics are down on MOOCs; business schools aren’t (Patricia Clark / Bloomberg Businessweek) 4. Teachers avoid social media use for classroom learning, survey finds […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How MOOCs are making waves in Africa (Anya Kamenetz / Fast Company) 2. 10 key skills for digital journalists to hone in 2014 (Rachel Bartlett / Journalism.co.uk) 3. Can CES predict the future of education? (Julie Tausend / EdTech Higher Ed Magazine) 4. The best journalism schools in the country, according to NewsPro ranking […] 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. 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. 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. What should reporters learn in journalism school? (Olga Khazan / The Atlantic) 2. Zuckerberg’s foundation co-leads $4 million seed round for Panorama Education (Tony Wan / EdSurge) 3. Students issue report card on MOOCs (Susan Galer / Forbes) 4. Opinion: Those required courses in journalism school are there for a reason (Robert Hernandez / […] more »

by Mark Glaser

When I launched PBS MediaShift back in January 2006, I wanted to focus our coverage on how digital disruption was changing various media businesses, from newspapers to magazines to TV to movies. But when I visited Ball State’s communication and journalism program in 2007, I realized that there was yet another institution about to be […] more »