Future of Education : Live Session Tonight


classroom photo b/wTune in at 5 pm Pacific for a live FutureofEducation.com interview with Holly Epstein Ojalvo and Esther Wojcicki to talk about student journalism as “the” curriculum for the 21st century.

Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Log in at http://www.futureofed.info. The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.
Recording:  A full Blackboard Collaborate recording and an audio mp3 recording will be available here as well as at the http://www.futureofeducation.com show archive.
Mightybell:  A Mightybell space with interview resources and conversation is at https://mightybell.com/spaces/20004.

Stanford iTunesU class adds interaction


Digital communications technologies disrupt information industries. That’s Craigslist siphoning off newspaper classified ads. It’s Hulu helping 20 somethings cut the cord. It’s Pandora (or Spotify, if you wish) facilitating micro-radio stations.

One of the largest information industries in the country, higher ed, has had its hands full with state budget cuts; digital tech has not decimated the bottom line. (Yet.)
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Twitter Accounts Every Journalism Student Should Follow


Earlier this month, USA Today Educate listed nine Twitter accounts that journalism students should follow. In this Storify, I provide my recommendations, a mix of educators, journalists and techies; media/news; and news-related organizations. You can also follow the list or subscribe to the RSS feed.

Read the article at Storify! No embeds in WP.com sites yet. (I need to migrate!)