According to the Journal of Travel Medicine, published by Oxford Academic, recent articles in the medical education literature “have emphasized the need for a uniform and comprehensive national education program for medical students doing international rotations.” In a letter to the Journal, Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet of Boston University Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Suzy Sarfaty, Boston
BU’s Questrom School of Business and Digital Education Incubator are excited to launch the third run of the popular MicroMaster’s course, Digital Transformation Strategy, beginning February 27th. Sign up now at https://www.edx.org/course/digital-transformation-strategy-bux-qd501x-1
The Digital Education Incubator (DEI) is pleased to announce that it is co-developing and funding an important strategic digital infrastructure initiative at Boston University College of Communication (COM) called “COM Beyond.” COM Beyond will be a new learning platform intended to extend COM’s educational mission beyond traditional college degree seekers to lifelong learners from their
Mike Tissenbaum is a Learning Research Scientist and App Inventor at the Center for Mobile Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His education includes a PhD in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning (OISE) from University of Toronto and a MS from the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at University of Toronto. In this talk, Mike will discuss
The regional user group meeting for Kaltura users in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island will be hosted at Digital Learning & Innovation. Kaltura is a cloud-based video management system for storing, publishing and streaming videos, video collections and other media. At Boston University, the system is called MyMedia, and integrates with Blackboard and Sakai,
Digital Learning & Innovation has invited zSpace experts to demonstrate the latest in augmented and virtual reality-based learning experiences during a two-hour session on Thursday March 1st, 9:30-11:30 AM. Come see how these technologies can be customized to work in a classroom setting and to explore ideas for incorporating virtual reality into BU courses and programs.
The first of three events for faculty and staff interested in Learning Sciences will be held February 21st and will feature Kemi Jona, Founding Director of the Lowell Institute School and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Dr. Jona will share an overview of a number of innovative research-based
Boston University undergraduate students now have free access to an Adobe Creative Cloud (ACC) license for the duration of their undergraduate study. Graduate students in COM and CFA also have access to free licenses. And some free licenses are available for faculty on a first-come, first-served basis. The Adobe Creative Cloud (ACC) is a suite
Digital Learning & Innovation has invited ZSpace experts to demonstrate the latest in augmented and virtual reality-based learning experiences during a two-hour session on Monday December 18th from 2-4PM at our office on Bay State Road. Come see how this technology can be customized to work in a classroom setting and to explore ideas for incorporating virtual reality into BU courses
There are newly-updated General Education Committee (GEC) Guidelines for Proposers, which discuss characteristics of successful Hub proposals and syllabi. In addition, there are now examples of approved GEC courses available, and additional clarification of the course proposal approval process.