Digital Learning & Innovation’s FY19 Annual Report highlights DL&I programs, services and recent accomplishments, features a letter from Chris Dellarocas, DL&I Associate Provost and Richard C. Shipley Professor of Management at the Questrom School of Business, and includes testimonials from BU faculty describing their experiences utilizing new educational technologies in the classroom.
Digital Learning & Innovation (DL&I) readers were drawn to a wealth of stories in 2019. If you are a diehard DL&I fan or newly introduced to the programs and services we offer, find out what stories and trends topped the most-read charts in 2019.
What are the differences between synchronous and asynchronous online learning? Digital Learning & Innovation’s Lead Educational Technologist Amod Lele defines these teaching techniques and shares his point of view on overall effectiveness of each.
Explore available career opportunities and learn more about the programs and services offered by DL&I.
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.
In this Point of View, Digital Learning & Innovation’s Educational Technology Director Ernie Perez discusses his recent AR/VR/XR conference travels, the power of XR exploration and investment, and the importance of empathy, ethics and accessibility in technology development.
Digital learning initiatives are happening across the BU campus. This Q&A series highlights innovative ideas, collaborative thinking, cutting-edge perspectives and those leading the digital learning charge. In this edition, DL&I connects with BU Global Programs’ Willis G. Wang to discuss the creation of the Center for English Language & Orientation Program’s UN Peacekeeper online courses.
Boston University’s Office of Digital Learning & Innovation sponsored the October 2019 XR InLearning Global Summit. Read about conference keynotes and discussions, and hear what DL&I experts have to say about the event and current AR, VR, XR landscape.
For the second year running, Digital Learning & Innovation sponsored the XR InLearning Global Summit on October 28 at the George Sherman Union. BU Spark!, the BU AR/VR Club and BU Careers exhibited at the annual event—sharing their passion and expertise around the trending and transformative applications.
In this Point of View, BU Spark Director Ziba Cranmer talks about the Summit, AR/VR technology in higher education, recruitment efforts to engage students in related projects, and offers an inside look at the BU AR/VR Club, a member of the BU Spark! Ignite Student Council.
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.