Tag: online education

by Julie Keck

1. Edtech and activism are reinventing education on 30 Under 30 list (Caroline Howard / Forbes) 2. Who takes MOOCs? (Brandon Alcorn, Gayle Christensen & Ezekiel J. Emanuel / The New Republic) 3. What didn’t happen in #edtech in 2013 (Jim Lewis / EdSurge) 4. The online education movement drifts off course (Eric Westervelt / […] more »

by David DeFranza

College towns have a set of seasons all their own: the quiet shudder of the winter, the frenzied exodus of the spring, the lazy silence of the summer, and the excited buzz of the fall. Here in Chapel Hill, N.C., it’s no different. And this fall, I too was eager to join my classmates in […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 6 technology challenges facing education (The Journal) 2. What web developers and teachers can learn from each other (EdSurge) 3. Who has concerns about MOOCs? The instructors qualified to teach them (Inside Higher Education) 4. Virtual schooling: Where are we now? Where are we headed? (Edutopia) 5. Infographic: Will MOOCs disrupt higher education or level the playing field? (EdTech) Get our newsletters delivered straight […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Online education: No longer lost in translation (Forbes) 2. J-school in the Land of the Junta (ForeignPolicy.com) 3. Harvard professors call for greater oversight of MOOCs (Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Do Bring-Your-Own-Device programs encourage bullying in schools? (Edutopia) 5. Much ado about MOOCs (EdSurge) Get this and other MediaShift newsletters delivered straight to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How to improve public online education (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Review: Newsweek editor talks about his job as dean of J-school in book (Digital Journalism) 3. Coursera hosts Asia’s first MOOC (Stanford Daily) 4. Tips for kid safety on the Internet for parents and educators (EleSapiens) 5. Two cheers for Web U! […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Cutting edge technology meets alternative, progressive education (Forbes) 2. “MOOCs are a lightening strike on a rotten tree.” (The Awl) 3. Journalism schools being absorbed by other departments: brilliant idea or horrible tragedy? (J-School Buzz) 4. Online education rapidly replacing physical colleges (TechCrunch) 5. A step toward college credit for MOOCs (Washington Post) Get […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google celebrates a $50 billion year (Guardian) 2. Twitter makes embeddable tweets faster, “more engaging” (memeburn) 3. A new ‘Bill of Rights’ for online students (Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Study says 1 out of 3 people feels worse after visiting Facebook (Reuters) 5. How to crowdfund your journalism project (10,000 Words) Subscribe to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Lack of willingness to collaborate with digital media one of the downfalls of legacy media (PaidContent.org) 2. Moody’s cites MOOCs as ‘destabilizing’ (NewTechCity) 3. Agile textbooks and other trends to watch in 2013 (Publishing Perspectives) 3. Measuring the success of online courses (NYT) 5. How Facebook can ruin study aboard (Chronicle of Higher Education) Get […] more »

by Mark Glaser

When I spoke with USC Annenberg incoming dean Ernest Wilson in 2008, he spoke of “blowing up the school” figuratively because of all the disparate “Centers” there. And a lot of other people in journalism education have been struggling to change longtime institutions from the inside, with that “blowing it up” metaphor getting around (see […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education. 1. 6 lessons student journalists learned at the center of a reporting controversy (Poynter) 2. 10 reasons Google+, Skype should be used in the classroom: A teacher’s view  (memeburn) 3. 5 ways technology will impact higher ed in 2013 (Forbes) 4. Could online courses be the death of […] more »