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 how these technologies can be customized to work in a classroom setting and to explore ideas for incorporating virtual reality into BU courses and programs.
Boston University undergraduate students now have free access to an Adobe Creative Cloud (ACC) license for the duration of their undergraduate study. Graduate students in COM and CFA also have access to free licenses. And some free licenses are available for faculty on a first-come, first-served basis. The Adobe Creative Cloud (ACC) is a suite
In January of 2017 four interns joined the Educational Technology Department through the CAS internship program. They have spent their time here learning about the platforms we support, working on projects that benefitted our team and the BU community, and gathering to share their challenges and accomplishments in our weekly meetings. As the semester comes to a close, EdTech will
In 2009, the College of General Studies began using Digication eportfolios for all students, redefining and deepening how both students and faculty understood the impact of the program’s learning experience. Nearly a decade ago Boston University’s College of General Studies realized the need for a better way to make students’ progress tangible. Some universities use exams
EdTech is delighted to announce Blackboard Buddies, a wonderful new program to support BU instructors using the Learning Management System. Faculty members interested in participating can email email@example.com and will be paired with an educational technologist, who will support them directly, one-on-one. The Blackboard Buddy will be able to help instructors adopt new tools in
Date: Thursday, April 20 Time: 1:30-3:00pm Location: Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, 4th Floor (Castle Room) Dr. Laura Wirpsza, Scientific Collaboration Specialist with Labster, will demonstrate mapping virtual lab simulations in STEM academic programs. The demonstration will focus on how their application can lead to greater empowerment and retention of STEM-focused students. Looking towards
Date: Thursday, April 13 Time: 8:30am-noon Location: One Silber Way, 9th Floor, Trustee’s Ballroom This engaging and interactive talk will explore: The disruptive force of mobile technology on long-held assumptions about good teaching, engaged learning, and student assessment; Instructional best practices that reach across all disciplines and pedagogical interests; and profound possibilities of leveraging a