Upcoming Events

Institutional Strategies for MOOCs: Berklee’s Approach – A conversation with Debbie Cavalier

WHEN: September 23, 2015 from 11:00am – 12:00pm EST
WHERE: 221 Chambers Building, University Park, PA and online at http://meeting.psu.edu/coil
REGISTRATION: Required at http://goo.gl/2RFRux

Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music. Berklee Online, the online continuing education… Read more »

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) is proud to announce a call for proposals for our Fall 2015 Research Initiation Grants (RIGs). These seed grants are designed to stimulate research and development in areas related to online innovation with a direct impact on teaching and learning.  Teams including faculty, staff, and/or students are invited to seek funding for the… Read more »

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Meg Benke, Professor of Graduate Programs in Adult Learning and Emerging Technologies – Empire State College.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends and forces in higher education with thought leaders from the world of online innovations.

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In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Dr. Chris Bustamante, President of Rio Salado College.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends and forces in higher education with thought leaders from the world of online innovations.

Each year we ask our participants a set… Read more »

Through the use of an interactive kiosk, students at Penn State Berks will be able to experience global sustainability initiatives with other Penn State students traveling abroad as part of the Parks and People course in South Africa. The kiosk, which includes an iPad and flat-screen television, is part of a COIL Research Initiation Grant, written by Dr. Neil… Read more »

Originally Held: August 19, 2015

In 2012, Penn State created the Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) with the mission to engage the University’s extensive research enterprise to improve learning at and beyond Penn State through the pursuit of online innovations. Over the following three years, COIL developed and refined a model to engage diverse constituent groups including faculty, staff… Read more »