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.
The 4th Annual Teaching with Technology Festival was held October 3, 2019. The half-day conference featured a keynote address, expert stations, faculty presentations and more. Learn about Boston University’s popular edtech event.
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.
Q&A: Erol Peköz is a professor of Operations and Technology Management in the Questrom School of Business and earlier this year, launched the School’s first online course for part-time MBA students. In this one-on-one, Professor Peköz shares his experiences with course development, offers video production tips and tools, and shares advice for faculty interested in creating online courses.
The Center for Teaching & Learning highlights a variety of useful principals to create engaging classroom slides.
Learn more about Teaching with Technology Festival keynote speaker Kaye Shelton, Ph.D.
Boston University is boldly entering the affordable/at scale degree space with its announcement of Questrom’s $24k online MBA offered in partnership with edX. Under this new partnership, the Office of Digital Learning & Innovation will support the production and delivery of the online degree and co-lead the effort with the Questrom School.
In support of this bold, new venture, DL&I’s Associate Provost Chris Dellarocas and members of the DL&I team attended the Affordable Degrees at Scale Symposium held in Atlanta, GA. Dellarocas shares his Point of View and discusses several notable takeaways from this year’s Symposium.
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.