In this point of view, BU Digital Learning & Innovation Associate Provost Chris Dellarocas discusses the fall 2021 return to in-person teaching and learning; the importance of not reverting back to pre-pandemic modalities, and highlights a wide range of BU resources to support faculty.
DL&I, in partnership with the Center for Teaching & Learning and Educational Technology teams, launched a BU faculty and staff community group to explore the purposeful use of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and extended reality technologies at Boston University and beyond.
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.
What is AR? VR? XR? Boston University’s Office of Digital Learning & Innovation answers these commonly asked questions.
Educators face a number of limitations in traditional learning environments. Student engagement can be low because of the number of people in each class, and valuable time for reinforcing and discussing content can be lost in the rush to introduce new content. Learn how educational video can help instructors overcome these limitations.
Interested in learning more about Blackboard? If so, EdTech is proud to offer Blackboard Buddies, a program designed to support BU instructors using the popular Learning Management System.
On June 6th Digital Learning & Innovation received a visit from a delegation of colleagues from Swarthmore College. The group of eleven was led by Andrew Ruether, Head of Academic
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 Thursday March 1st, 9:30-11:30 AM. Come see