A white paper released this week by Innosight Institute sheds light on six emerging models for blended learning in K-12 education. Read more in this article from THE Journal.
John Maeda, president of the Rhode Island School of Design, tried to establish an open presidency using social media strategies, but recently, a huge majority of RISD faculty voted “no confidence” in his leadership. Read why in this article from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Could online courses prevent the higher ed bubble from bursting? Read more in this article from eCampusNews.
Many students now own their own mobile devices — a fact schools are taking advantage of by incorporating those devices into school lessons. Read more about the advantages and pitfalls of such strategies in this article from eSchoolNews.
Wozniak says that technology is getting to the point where computers could be more like a friend than a textbook. Read more in this article on Yahoo! News.
A recent study involving University of Washington graduate students indicated dissatisfaction with the Kindle’s note-taking options and the ability to look up references on the device. Read more in this article from Techwatch.
When it comes to cybersecurity, less than a third of teachers receive training, according to a recent survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance. Read more about the implications of these findings in this USA Today article.