The World Economic Forum predicts that creativity and innovation will be among the top job skills needed in 2022. The BU Hub defines them as essential to its undergraduate education. We all want students to think creatively. Interim Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning Sarah Madsen Hardy explores how teaching strategies that allay anxiety can support this goal.
It is no secret that digital literacy is important in today’s classrooms. From presentations to video projects, BU faculty are learning how to utilize new programs in their curriculum to help students be expert communicators when they leave campus and enter the real world. Learn about the Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and Spark, and register for a faculty training session.
The newly announced partnership between edX and the Questrom School of Business to deliver an online MBA degree represents one of the most exciting digital learning initiatives at Boston University to date. Under this new partnership, the Office of Digital Learning & Innovation will support the production and delivery of the online degree and co-lead the effort with the Questrom School. Associate Provost of DL&I, Chris Dellarocas, weighs in on the opportunities this initiative will generate for BU at large.
Looking to revise or develop a new syllabus? Check out the CTL Guide to Syllabus Design and get answers to commonly asked questions including: What is a “learner-centered” syllabus? How do I craft inclusive course policies? How should I use the syllabus with students?
What does the scholarly research say about best practices in syllabus design? Get the answers.
This summer the Instructional Production Services (IPS) team worked with Stephanie Ngom of the Center for English Language & Orientation Programs to create new videos for the Bridge 2 BU
Looking for fresh ideas to reinvigorate your teaching? Check out this list of must-read books provided by Boston University’s Center for Teaching & Learning.
Boston University recently upgraded to TurningPoint 8, the newest version of audience response technology software from TurningTechnologies. Learn about the upgrades.
Kaltura introduced CaptureSpace back in 2015 and were excited to offer an easy way to create rich media right from your desktop. While the capture tool has served them well, its time has come to an end. Learn about the new video option.
This summer, Instructional Production Services, in conjunction with the Office of Distance Education, is launching several new, interactive, online language courses. Learn about the courses and the use of animated video, live Zoom and more.
In search of Blackboard Learn updates? Look no further. Dive into this list of new features and get the tools you need to help increase efficiency, ensure course accessibility, enhance assessment and grading capabilities and much more.