There is an intersection of innovation and policy that occurs when higher education institutions seek to deliver next-generation learning models and programming that doesn’t always fit within the traditional model. This often causes disruption… Read more »
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… Read more »
The complexity of engineering problems continues to increase thus emphasizing the need for collaboration among engineers. Accordingly, teamwork can be an essential part of the engineering curriculum; especially when a course objective needs to model complex real world problems. During this COIL Conversation, Dr. Joanna F. DeFranco, assistant professor of software engineering at Penn State Great Valley, discusses… Read more »
COIL is proud to announce that we will be funding seven new projects this spring as part of our Research Initiation Grant (RIG) program.
“We received a great batch of strong proposals from an expanding community of faculty, staff and student researchers working to enhance learning,” said Kyle Peck, co-director of COIL and professor of education. “These projects emerged from… Read more »
We are proud to announce that the GreenDesigners: Augmented Reality Learning Experience for Sustainable Engineering Design project has received seed funding through the Center for Online Innovation in Learning’s Research Initiation Grant Program.
GreenDesigners is a place-based, augmented mobile learning experience for sustainable engineering design. It marks a departure from previous research on technologically-enhanced, outside-school learning experiences… Read more »