Is disruption a positive force? In this Point of View, Lead Educational Technologist, Amod Lele discusses how innovation helps BU minimize disruption to teaching and learning.
What are the differences between synchronous and asynchronous online learning? Digital Learning & Innovation’s Lead Educational Technologist Amod Lele defines these teaching techniques and shares his point of view on overall effectiveness of each.
Today’s K-12 students and the technology they use, are the tools BU students will bring with them as freshmen. DL&I Lead Educational Technologist Amod Lele recently attended an ISTE conference and got a glimpse of what’s ahead: Google Tools. Learn about the Google ecosystem and how it is influencing students—K-12 and beyond.
The Educational Technology group in DL&I is hiring a full-time on-campus educational technologist. (This is a different position from the instructional-technologist position currently being advertised in the College of Arts
BU Educational Technology has concluded our investigation into different ePortfolio platforms. We investigated several competing products, including standalone portfolio systems competing with Digication, portfolio systems integrated with assessment-management and learning-management
Turnitin provides options to provide feedback and evaluate any assignment type, not just essay papers. They offer a brief webcast where two professors explain how they have given students alternative forms of assignments,
Educational Technology will be holding open trainings on the Digication ePortfolio system, covering Digication’s brand-new interface; creating courses, templates and assignments; and the Blackboard building block. They are scheduled for December
Following up our survey last spring, we now have a group for BU NVivo users from around campus to meet and get to know NVivo better. The group has had an introductory meeting
BU Educational Technology welcomes three new employees to our team in fall 2016. Monty Kaplan joins the team as an educational technologist and platform administrator, Robert Heim joins as a media
The Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award recognizes the faculty member or team that best exemplifies innovation in teaching through the use, development,