Carnival of Journalism: What is the role of a liberal arts education?

Specifically, what is the role of journalism education? The Carnival of Journalism is back (oh, yeah!) and student media is this month’s topic. At the Online News Association meeting last month, journalism education was a hot topic, with the “teaching hospital model” coming under fire. I think the issues are much much bigger than journalism. Even bigger […]

Future of Education : Live Session Tonight

Tune in at 5 pm Pacific for a live 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 The Blackboard Collaborate […]

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 […]