Tag: video games

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. 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. Are e-readers environmentally friendly? (Mike Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 2. Opinion: Sorry, but books will be like Netflix, with revenue as cliffhanger (Jonathan Blum / The Street) 3. Next-generation book publishing: Of the HTML, by the HTML, for the HTML (Sanders Kleinfeld / Digital Book World) 4. Video games inside of e-books: An idea […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NBC News buys live-video streaming site to incorporate citizen journalism, boost news coverage (The Next Web) 2. Study: Mobile news ‘snacking’ is up sharply, but tablets are the killer news devices (Pando Daily) 3. Technology industry extends a hand to struggling print media (NYT) 4. New milestones for freelance journalism platform (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Journalism […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Guardian to enter into the business of journalism training (Press Gazette) 2. Intel to launch StudyBook tablet in China, Brazil later this year (Register) 3. Tech tools can help special-needs kids communicate, play (PennLive) 4. Video games meet math in student competition (Education Week) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. U.S. newspaper staffing falls to lowest point in 34 years (Newsosaur) 2. What James Murdoch’s departure from BSkyB could mean for Rupert Murdoch (Reuters) 3. AP turns to citizen reporters for live video news (GigaOm) 4. Did the LA Times […] more »