EdTech is integrated into Digital Learning & Innovation (DL&I), a larger organization devoted entirely to digital learning. Now when you email us, in addition to receiving help with technology you can get inspiration, training, and consultations on pedagogical problems. We can help you answer questions like: How do you rethink the way you’re teaching a
Bruce Anderson, full professor and associate chair in the Department of Earth & Environment, wanted to solve the problem of making a multidisciplinary course accessible to students from multiple fields of study and with widely varying skill and background. With guidance and funding from BU’s Center for Teaching & Learning and technology assistance from the
After an Earth & Science undergraduate course became a mandatory part of a multidisciplinary undergraduate program, meeting the needs of students with diverse backgrounds posed a significant teaching challenge. Physics Professor Bruce Anderson created his own online video lectures and exercises, which the students had to complete before class. This was followed by in-class reviews
This series of posts is dedicated to showing what the process is like when you reach out to email@example.com for help in developing your course or implementing new technology. The first step in developing a course is considering a goal to work toward. There are technological and pedagogical resources available to you through Digital Learning
Over the past year Abbas Attarwala, lecturer in computer science with BU’s College of Arts & Sciences, has changed his students’ learning experience through the use of Microsoft OneNote, supplemental online videos and workshops. OneNote is a note-taking application that allows him to make his classes interactive, switching between lecture slides and hand-drawn notes, diagrams and
CAS’ Writing Program revamped its ESL academic writing course to afford better learning by foreign students in the time available. With the guidance of the Center for Teaching & Learning, funding from its Faculty Fellows program, and technology support from Educational Technologies, lecturer Pary Fassihi created online instructional videos with built-in assessments and learning exercises.
Unfortunately tomorrow’s “Kaltura Instructional Video Overview Workshop” has been cancelled due to the impending snowstorm. The workshop has been rescheduled for Thursday February 16th at the same time, in the same place (10:30am-12pm at 141 Bay State Road).
Pary Fassihi, lecturer in the College of Arts & Sciences writing program, revolutionized her classes with the help of educational technology. Fassihi teaches writing to English Second Language students, and found herself facing two problems that many professors battle: time constraints, and students asking questions that she had already addressed in lecture. Fassihi received a fellowship
The DL&I team took a short break from digital learning to root for the Pats with a tailgating party at 141 Bay State Road.