Tag: moocs

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

Each Thursday, we round up the top stories of the week in journalism education and digital learning. Sign up here to get the Journalism & Digital Education Roundup delivered to your inbox. 1. Code School Udacity Promises Refunds if You Don’t Get a Job (Cade Metz / Wired) 2. VML and MU School of Journalism […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A MOOC hopes to sink its teeth into a new audience: TV fans (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Frontiers of digital learning probed by researchers (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 3. Department of Education kicks off “#Edtech Developers’ Tour” (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 4. Technology calls the future of the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. President Obama’s student-data-privacy proposal gets wary industry reaction (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 2. What to do when a student journalist isn’t ready to produce for the public? Ask lots of them to (Adam Ragusea / Nieman Lab) 3. One reason to offer free online courses: alumni engagement (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher […] 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 »

by Julie Keck

1. What colleges can learn from journalism schools (Libby Nelson / Vox) 2. Stanford scholars flex know-how at learning, design, and technology expo (Leonard Medlock / EdSurge) 3. Will free online courses ever replace a college education? (Benjamin Winterhalter / The Atlantic) 4. What will the future of education look like? (Krystal D’Costa / Scientific […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. MOOCs: My course, your content (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 2. How one rural district is making the edtech transition (Ned Kirsch / EdSurge) 3. Journalism class and the value of project-based learning (Jim Streisel / Education Week – Teacher) (subscription) 4. “Here’s why I never have to teach anything boring again” (Brian […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Going Google: Lessons learned from rolling out 1200 Chromebooks (Brandon Phenix / EdSurge) 2. Will MOOCs undermine top business schools, or help them? (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Podcast: Copyright in online education (Doug Lederman / Inside Higher Education) [AUD] 4. Online Smithsonian courses show MOOC market may be a […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism education debate: Getting beyond ‘the typical BS in J-school classes’ (Dan Reimold / College Media Matters) 2. What would Socrates think about MOOCs? (Kevin Carey / Slate) 3. College newspapers are following students online, but will revenue come, too? (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Google’s Classroom takes the clutter out of everyday assignments […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism needs the right skills to survive (Howard Finberg / Poynter) 2. Webb: Journalism schools need to make the ‘degree matter more’ (Justine McDaniel / American Journalism Review) 3. J-school students inadvertently cause school lockdown during videography project (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. EdTech companies abroad reap financing, analysis says (Sean Cavanagh / Education […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. European Commission wants MOOCs providers to help boost regional web skills (Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch) 2. No silver bullets: Hybrid High learns a tough #edtech lesson (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 3. Google names student journalism fellows, launches data course online (Todd R. Weiss / eWeek) 4. 3 global #edtech trends to watch (Jeff […] more »