Tag: online education

by Julie Keck

1. 20 ideas receive support from Knight Prototype Fund (Eva Pereira / Knight Foundation) 2. What a mass exodus at a linguistics journal means for scholarly publishing (Ellen Wexler / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Fast, affordable internet remains challenge for many schools, survey finds (Benjamin Herold / EdWeek) 4. NSF awards $5M for four […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How some professors deploy mobile technology in their teaching (Mary Ellen McIntire / Chronicle of Higher Education) (Subscription) 2. Edcamp continues expansion with $2 million from Gates Foundation (Benjamin Herold / EdWeek) 3. Poynter will host a Mobile News Summit at Columbia Journalism School (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 4. Four edtech teaching trends for […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

It was the mother of all educator ironies. I was in a class to learn how to effectively do “blended learning” — the combination of in-person and online course activities to improve student learning. Planted at Starbucks with laptop, iPad, headphones and the largest caffeine-hyped iced tea they could brew me, I stared at the […] more »

by Stacy Forster

After three years as an instructor of journalism and strategic communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I’m getting the hang of this teaching thing. Which means, of course, it’s time to add a twist — I’m spending the next year developing, then teaching, an online course for our undergraduates. So, here I am — starting […] more »

by Stacy Forster

As online education hits a more mature point, journalism programs are offering a range of distance-learning courses. But how do you effectively translate the in-class experience to the web, especially when teaching something like writing leads? On Tuesday, Aug. 4th, our #EdShift chat on Twitter will explore the different ways journalism is being taught online, […] 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. How streaming media could threaten the mission of libraries (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Still little consensus on role of massive, online courses in higher education (Kyla Calvert / PBS NewsHour) 3. What India can teach Silicon Valley about its gender problem (Vikram Chandra / Wired) 4. How to integrate […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reynolds Foundation establishes business journalism bureau at ASU’s Cronkite School (Emily Overholt / Phoenix Business Journal) 2. What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education (Science Blog) 3. Teachers test drive Google’s Classroom (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. Should you MOOC and match? (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Education) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Top 10 schools to major in journalism (Russell Westerholm / University Herald) 2. New government data sheds light on online learners (Devon Haynie / US News) 3. Via tablet or smartphone, learning with MOOCs (Kit Eaton / New York Times) 4. How relationships make or break a low-income #edtech classroom (Margina Parker / EdSurge) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Mizzou Mafia’ member tells J-School grads that path is not easy (Ashley Jost / Columbia Tribune) 2. College faculty seeks to cut ties with online-education company (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Beer, open online learning, and Janux (Joshua Kim / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Ten tips for grabbing students’ attention […] more »