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 2019 EDUCAUSE conference was held last week in Chicago, Illinois, and DL&I’s Educational Technology Director Ernie Perez was present. In this edition of EdTech Perspective: EDUCAUSE 2019, Perez shares some powerful takeaways and insights around the keynote speakers, diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Campus Computing Survey, top 10 Issues in IT for 2020, the rise of chatbots and more.
Ernie Perez named Director of Educational Technology with Boston University’s Office of Digital Learning & Innovation. Learn about his professional background and vision for the future.
Today’s K-12 students and the technology they use, are the tools BU students will bring with them as freshmen. DL&I Lead Educational Technologist Amod Lele recently attended an ISTE conference and got a glimpse of what’s ahead: Google Tools. Learn about the Google ecosystem and how it is influencing students—K-12 and beyond.
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.
Educators face a number of limitations in traditional learning environments. Student engagement can be low because of the number of people in each class, and valuable time for reinforcing and discussing content can be lost in the rush to introduce new content. Learn how educational video can help instructors overcome these limitations.
With technology trends in mind, BU’s Educational Technology team created a summer reading (and listening) guide highlighting some of their favorite and most inspiring books, podcasts and more.
Interested in learning more about Blackboard? If so, EdTech is proud to offer Blackboard Buddies, a program designed to support BU instructors using the popular Learning Management System.
Boston University’s first Adobe Creative Jam was held in October 2018 with nearly one hundred people in attendance. Learn about the “VOTE”-inspired design challenge and the nine, student teams leading the charge.