This COIL Fischer Speaker Series event will explore the roots, current practice, and future state of Acrobatiq, a new learning optimization company created by Carnegie Mellon University, and informed by more than… Read more »
Yesterday I attended a MOOC Research Cluster session organized by two of our COIL co-directors, Kyle Peck and Bart Pursel. Over 20 individuals who are involved in or have interest in what we are learning from experiences in MOOCs. Three COIL-funded PIs presented on their projects and what they are examining and learning from their research projects. It was a… Read more »
The Internet, increasingly affordable computing, open licensing, open access journals and open educational resources provide the foundation for a world in which a quality education can be a basic human right. Yet before we break the “iron triangle” of access, cost and quality with new models, we need to develop sustainable open business models with open… Read more »
Google, Facebook, and Amazon track our every move online and use our personal data to customize ads and product recommendations, and the extent of their knowledge about us borders on creepy. But as an institution, Penn State also collect an enormous amount of data about our students, starting when they apply for admission and continuing… Read more »
The 2015 TLT Symposium is pleased to share a new and exciting twist to this year’s event by offering the Open Innovation Challenge. It’s a high-profile speaking opportunity to present the best your innovative and imaginative mind has to offer about anything that enhances teaching and learning in higher education.
Select innovators will get the chance to showcase their ideas… Read more »
In order to capitalize on continued interest in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from a research perspective, Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) is creating a MOOC Research Cluster. To start the process, TLT is planning on four MOOC research meetings (fall, winter, spring, summer) that are open to anyone in the Penn State community interested in MOOC research. The… Read more »