Tag: MOOC

by Meagan Doll

Remix is a segment of education content on MediaShift, featuring interesting and innovative journalism assignments, courses and curricula. Writers will detail their ideas and work and, where possible, provide links and materials, so other educators can adapt them in their own programs. If you’re interested in sharing your approaches to be remixed at other schools, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Alaska’s Disconnected Schools (Naomi Nix / The Atlantic) 2. New ‘AI-Enhanced’ Big Data Discovery Engine Aids Researchers (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 3. Georgia Tech Graduates First Class From MOOC Experiment (Tara García Mathewson / Education Dive) 4. How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology (Heather Calabro / Edutopia) 5. What to Expect […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Democratic senators push legislation that would offer free, shareable college textbooks (via Daily Kos) 2. Can campus networks ever be secure? (Josephine Wolff / The Atlantic) 3. A top proponent of higher-ed disruption moves to put his theories into practice (Goldie Blumenstyk / Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. How to modernize a campus data […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. MIT master’s program to use MOOCs as ‘admissions test’ (Jeffrey R. Young / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. New digital education network ‘Spotifies’ school (Malcolm Burnley / Next City) 3. What’s Arne Duncan’s legacy on edtech? (Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) 4. Newsela makes more news with $15mil round led by Kleiner Perkins (Tony […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Meet Robert Hernandez, the ‘mad scientist of journalism’ (Gretchen Parker / USC News) 2. Why edtech exits will defy historical trends (Arrun Kapoor & Julie Brickman / EdSurge) 3. Are nanodegrees how MOOCs will ultimately disrupt higher ed? (Tara García Mathewson / Education Dive) 4. Pioneer of edtech innovation says he’s frustrated by disruptors’ […] 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. MOOC provider pledges ‘open’ license option (Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) 2. Students in free courses study, but not as much as most students do (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Dave Eggers’ nonprofit helps first-gen students crowdfund college (Charley Locke / EdSurge) 4. Investors rethink edtech as dealflow declines (Jonathan […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Cronkite School to offer MOOC on media and news literacy (via Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) 2. When your online course is put up for adoption (Steve Kolowich / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. ‘Open educational resources’ promoted in U.S. Senate proposal (Michelle R. Davis & Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why journalism students don’t learn CS (Lindsey Cook / OpenNews Source) 2. Feminists at Mary Washington say they were threatened on Yik Yak (Justin Jouvenal & T. Rees Shapiro / Washington Post) 3. Digital content provider EdX settles with DOJ after allegations of inaccessibility (Audrey Armitage / Education Week) 4. Another use for Yik […] more »