Tag: amplify

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times science site targets curious (but distractible) students (Liana Heitin / Education Week) 2. ‘Machine teaching’ is seen as way to develop personalized curricula (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. It’s official: News Corporation is looking to sell Amplify (Tony Wan / EdSurge) 4. Why women dominate in online […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. North Carolina school district suspends News Corps.’ Amplify tablet program (Kai Mae Heussner / GigaOm) 2. How college newspapers can cope with stories that go viral (Dan Caterinicchia / Poynter) 3. The edtech pros and cons of partnering with corporate big guns (Carmel DeAmicis / PandoDaily) 4. MOOC providers expanding abroad (Insider Higher Ed) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A win for journalism and democracy in Wisconsin (Wired) 2. USC Annenberg launches new nine-month master’s degree in journalism (USC Annenberg) 3. Why the idea of online ventures ‘democratizing education’ is total BS (memeburn) 4. News Corp.’s Amplify is latest with a MOOC for the high school crowd (GigaOm) 5. Programming and Simulation: Real technical skills […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google: “We are not in cahoots with the NSA” (GigaOm) 2. Digital news is finally starting to pay (Guardian) 3. AP takes a stake in Bambuser, the real-time video service app that helps eyewitnesses tell their stories(TechCrunch) 4. The Boston Globe wants to offer iPhone users a native app and a cheap price (Nieman Lab) 5. The New York Times is making […] more »