Boston University’s Digital Education Incubator understands that experimentation is a necessary precursor to innovation. Learn about the the piloting process and how to connect with the Incubator team.
Zoom’s August , 2020 update brought along a few feature upgrades that can help you get the most out of Zoom for remote and hybrid teaching—including video filters and background noise suppression options. Learn about these features and get tips to use PowerPoint or Keynote presentations as your virtual background.
Digital Learning & Innovation’s Educational Technology in partnership with MET College’s Educational Technology & Innovation are hosting a series of Zoom, Blackboard, and MyMedia trainings and drop-in sessions specifically for Boston University Summer Session 1 and 2 remote teaching faculty. View the top 10 training recordings here.
LfA technology functionality is being added to hundreds of spaces across all three campuses. Boston University’s Director of Learning & Event Services Linda Jerrett provides an update on the technology upgrades, highlights projects happening now, and shares a variety of resources designed to support LfA faculty.
Boardwork and Show & Tell (i.e. students observe and inspect an object at close range) are two teaching moves which might seem difficult to replicate via Zoom. If you use
The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College’s Dustin Allen, Jennifer Bentley, Erin Riley, and Karen Jacobs are serving as LfA Faculty Coaches. In this Point of View, they share their thoughts on BU’s current teaching and learning climate, outline the role of a faculty coach, and share the strategies their team uses to support their colleagues.
Learn about the Incubator-supported Online Lifelong Learning project created by Boston University’s School of Theology.
The Remote Teaching & Learning Lightning Talks series is a reflection and learning forum where Boston University faculty, staff and students designed to identify areas of challenge and opportunity and share strategies for engaging educational experiences in the remote-learning environment. The Summer 2020 speaker series, co-hosted by Digital Learning & Innovation and The Center for Teaching & Learning, is open to faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars.
Learn about BU Building Block (BULB)—a new WordPress plugin that allows instructors to create open and iterative educational resources within WordPress using the Gutenberg editor.
Learn about the BU-sponsored Google Jamboard technology—a digital whiteboard that allows for remote or in-person collaboration on a shared space.