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 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
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.
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
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 and Sciences.) We are looking for someone with a strong background in pedagogy and higher education, comfortable in dealing with faculty at a large research
The 2nd Annual Teaching with Technology Festival on October 3rd was attended by faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdocs from across both BU campuses. Keynote speaker Amber Navarre set an upbeat tone with her kickoff presentation, in which she urged colleagues not to be intimidated, to look for free tools and for supported from BU’s
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