Tag: asu

by Mike Reilley

A few years ago I read a story about web design that defined it as a “mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda and philosophy.” Save for propaganda, I can pretty much vouch for the rest of that quote based on my experience building websites for the past two decades. So it was no surprise that […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. UNLV journalism school needs overhaul (Ana Ley / Las Vegas Review Journal) 2. Positioning libraries for the future (Carol Coletta / Knight Foundation) 3. For students, textbooks become increasingly optional purchases (Jeffrey R. Young / Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Thousands enroll in ASU’s first free, public online class (Kaila White / AZ Central) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How one professor’s tweets got her fired — or so it seemed at first (Andy Thomason / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. More than a lemonade stand: How 12-year-olds learn to launch lean startups (Charley Locke / EdSurge) 3. Q&A: Blogger Kevin Corbett on higher ed’s online future (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Remote-proctoring helps curb cheating in online classes (Joshua Lim / Center for Digital Education) 2. Knight Foundation’s Eric Newton headed for ASU (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 3. An increasingly popular job perk: online education (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Edtech conferences you need to know (Betsy Corcoran / EdSurge) 5. […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Eric Newton is a man of metaphors. A vocal and longtime advocate for improvements in journalism education and embrace of the digital age, Newton has used his position with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to champion a teaching hospital model for J-Schools. Like an academic medical center that trains people how to be doctors while caring […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Knight Foundation’s Eric Newton headed for ASU (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. News as a design challenge: New ideas for news’ future from MIT (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Bureaucracy: Why won’t scholars break their paper chains? (Eliane Glaser / Times Higher Education) 4. Opinion: Why technology will never fix education (Kentaro Toyama […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Cronkite students develop transit app for Apple Watch (via Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) 2. Columbia’s 8th group of Spencer Education Journalism Fellows (via Columbia Journalism School) 3. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to acquire Scholastic’s Educational Technology & Services Business for $575m 4. K-12 librarians’ roles shift to meet digital demands (Carol […] more »

by Tresa Tudrick

To most, Feb. 27 was a typical, ordinary Friday. For 50 top students from 13 journalism and communication schools, this was the beginning of an intense, innovative experience at PBS MediaShift’s 2nd Annual Journalism School Hackathon at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in downtown Phoenix. Like many students, I went with an […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon, Netflix win big at the Golden Globes (Jordan Crook / TechCrunch) 2. The Intercept found Serial’s elusive Jay, but can it find a profitable future? (Michelle Castillo / AdWeek) 3. Charlie Hebdo: Man regrets ‘stupid’ decision to put video of police officer’s death online (Lizzie Dearden / The Independent) 4. Medium goes highbrow […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education, curated by Courtney Cowgill. 1. Making a great online course, and why high drop-out rates aren’t a bad thing (Elliott Masie / VentureBeat) 2. Planning an ed-tech transformation…in 1989 (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 3. How Edtech startup ‘Native Innovation’ goes the extra 300 […] more »