Tests on Twitter, wiki-style study groups, students quizzed on yesterday’s most popular YouTube videos and the biggest hits on Del.icio.us/Popular – is this what the future of education is going to look like? In some journalism schools around the US, it just might be. Would that really be so bad? Though many may disagree with us, we think there is some merit to teaching new media in journalism and other schools.
Marshall even quoted me, as I described just one example from my experience as a student of new media in college. There are many comments over on the article, go check it out and weigh in on the conversation!
How do you learn new media? Do you think it can be taught/learned in a ‘classroom’ or do you lean towards personal investigation and experimentation?