Tag: pearson

by Steve Doig

As it turns out, you don’t need Muppets to teach a good online course. I worried about this a few months ago as I began to prepare for my Arizona State University ASUonline ”Media Research Methods” class. This concern blossomed when, out of curiosity, I signed up for a Harvard EdX online course on computer science basics and watched the [...] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Interest in Online Courses Could Be Peaking (US News) 2. Scholars debate the promises, pitfalls of online learning (Stanford News) 3. Getting the most out of an online education (Reuters) 4. Pearson doubles down online (Inside Higher Ed) 5. PresentationTube allows teachers and students to produce and [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Fact-checking will play key role in tonight’s debate (Poynter) 2. Pearson to sell the Financial Times (Guardian) 3. “When it comes to jobs, internet-media businesses are the new mainstream media.” (Ad Age) 4. News editors tapped for NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com (TVNewser) 5. Talking [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Is there a disconnect between j-school and reality? (The Australian – subscription required) 2. Poynter faculty member talks about the impact of mobile on journalism (Downtown Devil) 3. McGraw Hill believes new iPad will lead to revolution in education materials (Talking Points Memo) [...] more »