Tag: moocs

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 »

by Julie Keck

1. K-12 schools are missing out on the edtech trend (Carmel DeAmicis / PandoDaily) 2. An ex-journalist to j-schools: Adapt or die (Byron P. White / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. How two struggling schools got two different results with edtech (Katrina Schwartz / MindShift) 4. The disruptive business model for higher education is [...] more »

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 »