Interest is growing in how virtual reality can play an effective role in education. On Monday, December 18th, DL&I is hosting Zspace to explore this question in detail. You can still register here. Adobe is also offering universities help in creating immersive experiences using virtual reality. Abi Mandelbaum , CEO and co-founder of in-house agency
Every university faces what authors Brosnan, Udas, and Wade call the “innovation paradox: the need to be flexible and agile while also assuring a stable and reliable core.” In their Educause Review article, “Technology Demonstrator Projects: Advancing a Culture of Innovation,” they summarize a challenge faced in every higher education institution: How do time-strapped faculty
Digital Learning & Innovation has invited ZSpace experts to demonstrate the latest in augmented and virtual reality-based learning experiences during a two-hour session on Monday December 18th from 2-4PM at our office on Bay State Road. Come see how this technology can be customized to work in a classroom setting and to explore ideas for incorporating virtual reality into BU courses
There are newly-updated General Education Committee (GEC) Guidelines for Proposers, which discuss characteristics of successful Hub proposals and syllabi. In addition, there are now examples of approved GEC courses available, and additional clarification of the course proposal approval process.
There is still time to attend a Digital Education Incubator Information Session to learn about submitting a proposal. These sessions are for all Boston University academic staff (faculty, academic staff, post-doctoral students, and graduate students). Tomorrow’s session is in person at 141 Bay State Road, Boston, MA. We also have one scheduled by Webinar on
The two MicroMasters tracks announced in early 2017 by Digital Education Incubator (DEI) and the Questrom School of Business are off to a great start, showing stellar enrollment and completion rates. Upon completion of either of these tracks, learners are offered the unique opportunity to apply for a 7-month Masters of Science in Digital Innovation.
ZSpace experts demonstrated a range of AR/VR-based learning experiences during a two-hour stop on the Charles River Campus on Monday, October 16th. Faculty and students from ENG, MED, SED, COM, CAS, Law, and GSDM were very enthusiastic about the technology on display. The Zspace educational platform enables schools to set up instructional modules with both
The first of four Information Sessions is coming up — register today! These sessions are for all Boston University academic staff (faculty, academic staff, post-doctoral students, and graduate students) to learn about submitting a proposal for Digital Education Incubator support. The Call for Proposals is available here. Please click on the link to register now