Tag: MOOC

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 »

by Julie Keck

1. Yale researchers to study learning game apps (Natasha Singer / New York Times) 2. Seymour Hersh on My Lai and the state of investigative journalism (Jared Malsin / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Sea level rise app launched (Ted Gutsche / Eyes on the Rise) 4. Online-test security, social media, and cheating: A recent history […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. LinkedIn expands efforts to help colleges keep in touch with students & alumni (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher Ed) 2. The MOOC experiment (Mariappan Jawaharlal / Huffington Post) 3. Use of mobile devices for studying skyrockets among college students (Audrey Armitage / Education Week) 4. Higher ed IT finds help in the cloud […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Obama budget seeks boosts for early ed., high schools, technology (Alyson Klein / Politics K-12) 2. The MOOC hype fades, in 3 charts (Steve Kolowich / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Hybrid course: A viable form of online learning for digital journalism majors (via Mu Lin) 4. Amazon targets digital textbook publishers with new […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Ed-tech purchasing defined by ‘pervasive culture of can’t,’ says report (Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) 2. When a flipped-classroom pioneer hands off his video lectures, this is what happens (Jeffrey R. Young / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. News Corp, Columbia, NYU collaborate on data-visualization tools for journos (Angela Washeck / Fishbowl NYC) […] more »