Tag: digital education

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Online universities: Why they still don’t measure up (ReadWrite) 2. Schools are using social networking to involve parents (EdWeek) 3. UK editors don’t think university education is essential for journalists (Guardian) 4. Teachers report mixed impact of digital media (EdWeek) 5. Online courses put pressure on third-world […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. Digital badges gain currency as online education rises (NYT) 2. The technology of massive open online courses (Tech Review) 3. The year of the massive open online course (NYT) 4. The most important education technology in 200 years (Tech Review) 5. Macmillan to go all […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. The unholy alliance against online learning (Bloomberg) 2. iPads in education: Where’s the money coming from? (Macworld) 3. Engaging children with the siren call of the app (NYT) 4. In digital textbook transition, device availability is just the beginning (GigaOM) 5. Competency-based schools embrace digital learning (Education Week) […] more »

by Tina Barseghian

The promise of technology in the pursuit of learning is vast — and so are the profits. The Software & Information Industry Association valued the U.S. ed-tech market at $7.5 billion in 2010. With daily launches of new products promising to solve all manner of problems — from managing classrooms to engaging bored students with […] 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 Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Can online education tackle achievement gap? (NPR) 2. Harvard launches free online courses – 100,000 sign up (Boston Globe) 3. Combining online learning and the Socratic method for medical school (Scope – Stanford University) 4. Teachers make money selling materials online (AP) 5. Concerns build about online options for special […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. More schools relax their policies on cellphones, iPads (Columbus Dispatch) 2. California experiments with free, open-source textbooks (The Atlantic) 3. Schools adopting ‘Bring your own device’ policies (Press-Enterprise) 4. Why distance learning and digital education are the latest fashion in education (Huffington Post) […] more »

by Doug Ward

The rush to create large, free online classes has generated anxiety at universities around the country. With finances already tight and with a surge of movement toward online learning, universities are being forced to move quickly to change centuries-old models of learning. Terms like historic, seismic and revolutionary now pop up in descriptions of the […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. School districts in Chicago turn to iPads to trim textbook costs (Chicago Tribune) 2. Georgia Tech leaders mull textbook rentals and e-books over buying hard copies (Florida Times-Union) 3. Pulitzer-winning photojournalist to students: Instagram is a game changer (UC Berkeley News Center) 4. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Vancouver news site offers readers “master classes” (Nieman Lab) 2. A wrap up of journalism ideas from the annual IRE data conference (10,000 Words) 3. Startup Bookrenter becomes Rafter, expands beyond renting books (Forbes) 4. 9 things that can help journalists be better […] more »