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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Open-to-all Brainstorming The Boston University Libraries Digital Scholarship Services team hosts a monthly informal gathering that brings together members of the BU community to engage in issues of open access, open data, and open education. The meetups are open to all. No special knowledge or experience is necessary to get involved, just an interest in “open.” The DiSc also want to
Teaching in a Digital Way The TwT Festival will offer a collaborative learning space for BU educators to create technology-enabled active learning environments, experiment with digital tools and platforms, explore media production capabilities and discover new pedagogical techniques. The Festival offers a combination of BU faculty showcases and hands-on workshops that embody new modes of 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.