Every university faces what authors Brosnan, Udas, and Wade call the “innovation paradox: the need to be flexible and agile while also assuring a stable and reliable core.” In their Educause Review article, “Technology Demonstrator Projects: Advancing a Culture of Innovation,” they summarize a challenge faced in every higher education institution: How do time-strapped faculty
The two MicroMasters tracks announced in early 2017 by Digital Education Incubator (DEI) and the Questrom School of Business are off to a great start, showing stellar enrollment and completion rates. Upon completion of either of these tracks, learners are offered the unique opportunity to apply for a 7-month Masters of Science in Digital Innovation.
ZSpace experts demonstrated a range of AR/VR-based learning experiences during a two-hour stop on the Charles River Campus on Monday, October 16th. Faculty and students from ENG, MED, SED, COM, CAS, Law, and GSDM were very enthusiastic about the technology on display. The Zspace educational platform enables schools to set up instructional modules with both
The first of four Information Sessions is coming up — register today! These sessions are for all Boston University academic staff (faculty, academic staff, post-doctoral students, and graduate students) to learn about submitting a proposal for Digital Education Incubator support. The Call for Proposals is available here. Please click on the link to register now
BU Libraries kicked off Open Access Month with a Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’ to raise awareness across BU of the open access movement. Open Access is a global initiative intended to expand access to unrestricted information. Brad Wheeler, learning experience designer at the Center for Teaching and Learning, told The Daily Free Press that open access, and
On October 20th from 10am to 3pm, the Northeastern NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks will be hosting a “Making it Digital” Workshop for developing digital assignments, co-sponsored with the New England Digital Scholarship Collective. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and RSVP is required. “Making it Digital” will feature lightning talks on
DL&I is pleased to sponsor the 2nd Annual Teaching with Technology Festival: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 9:30AM – 3:30PM George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor, Metcalf Ballroom TWT is a one-day event for BU faculty, academic and support staff, post-doctoral students, and graduate students interested in transforming classroom education at BU. It offers a collaborative learning