The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College’s Dustin Allen, Jennifer Bentley, Erin Riley, and Karen Jacobs are serving as LfA Faculty Coaches. In this Point of View, they share their thoughts on BU’s current teaching and learning climate, outline the role of a faculty coach, and share the strategies their team uses to support their colleagues.
Learn about the Incubator-supported Online Lifelong Learning project created by Boston University’s School of Theology.
Digital Learning & Innovation and the Center for Teaching & Learning are hosting the Lightning Talks: Remote Teaching at BU summer speakers series. View event recordings here.
The Remote Teaching & Learning Lightning Talks series is a reflection and learning forum where Boston University faculty, staff and students designed to identify areas of challenge and opportunity and share strategies for engaging educational experiences in the remote-learning environment. The Summer 2020 speaker series, co-hosted by Digital Learning & Innovation and The Center for Teaching & Learning, is open to faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars.
Learn about BU Building Block (BULB)—a new WordPress plugin that allows instructors to create open and iterative educational resources within WordPress using the Gutenberg editor.
Learn about the BU-sponsored Google Jamboard technology—a digital whiteboard that allows for remote or in-person collaboration on a shared space.
In this Point of View, Dr. Deborah Breen, director of Boston University’s Center for Teaching & Learning, reflects on learning pathways to support the implementation of the Learn from Anywhere pedagogical model at BU.
In this Q&A, School of Theology and 2020 Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient Courtney T. Goto shares her experiences using the BU-sponsored ePortfolio platform in the classroom and how professionally, the technology became an important part of the Metcalf pre-award submission process.
The new Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation offers a more modern, intuitive navigation that provides quick access to the most critical information from across all courses. Here are 5 new areas to explore within the new navigation.
Is disruption a positive force? In this Point of View, Lead Educational Technologist, Amod Lele discusses how innovation helps BU minimize disruption to teaching and learning.