Tag: blackboard

by Julie Keck

1. Researchers open repository for ‘dark data’ (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Syracuse University’s Newhouse School begins online master’s in communications program (via MarketWatch) 3. Cybersecurity career path booms in higher ed as feds ramp up hiring (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. Blackboard unveils totally redesigned learning platform (via eCampusNews) […] more »

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 Julie Keck

1. Bill Gates on the future of education, programming, and just about everything else (GigaOm) 2. How technology is transforming education (The Next Web) 3. J-School Makeovers (Insider Higher Ed) 4. What Ireland’s National Digital Strategy means for education and e-learning (Irish Times) 5. Blackboard, the largest provider of classroom management software, enters the MOOC […] more »