In this Point of View, Digital Learning & Innovation’s Educational Technology Director Ernie Perez discusses his recent AR/VR/XR conference travels, the power of XR exploration and investment, and the importance of empathy, ethics and accessibility in technology development.
Digital learning initiatives are happening across the BU campus. This Q&A series highlights innovative ideas, collaborative thinking, cutting-edge perspectives and those leading the digital learning charge. In this edition, DL&I connects with BU Global Programs’ Willis G. Wang to discuss the creation of the Center for English Language & Orientation Program’s UN Peacekeeper online courses.
The Center for Teaching & Learning highlights a variety of useful principals to create engaging classroom slides.
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.
The World Economic Forum predicts that creativity and innovation will be among the top job skills needed in 2022. The BU Hub defines them as essential to its undergraduate education. We all want students to think creatively. Interim Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning Sarah Madsen Hardy explores how teaching strategies that allay anxiety can support this goal.
The newly announced partnership between edX and the Questrom School of Business to deliver an online MBA degree represents one of the most exciting digital learning initiatives at Boston University to date. 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. Associate Provost of DL&I, Chris Dellarocas, weighs in on the opportunities this initiative will generate for BU at large.
Learn about Boston University’s Annual Educational Innovation Conference hosted by the university’s Center for Teaching & Learning.