Upcoming Events

The Impact of Online Learning on the Transformation of Education featuring Dr. Kathleen Susan Ives

WHEN: March 29, 2017 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
WHERE: Foster Auditorium (First Floor) in the Paterno Library, University Park, PA and online at https://meeting.psu.edu/coil
REGISTRATION: Required at https://goo.gl/y0Z3Ws

The meteoric rise of online learning in the past 20 years has left an indelible impression on all dimensions of higher education, on campus, near campus and at a distance! How we… Read more »

Originally Held: March 20, 2017

In this COIL Conversation, Dr. Antonenko joins us virtually to discuss the pros and cons of using cognitive neuroscience frameworks and methods relative to the study of learning and personalization of education. These frameworks include Electroencephalography (EEG), functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and eye tracking. The focus on the study of learning as a process will… Read more »

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning is requesting your help as a reviewer for our Spring 2017 Research Initiation Grant cycle.  If you have interest in and experience with online innovation related to teaching and learning, please consider this important opportunity.

If you agree to review proposals for us, you will be asked to review three to six proposals. The proposals… Read more »

Originally Held: March 16, 2017

Exploration and learning about sustainability is a rapidly evolving aspect of undergraduate educational experiences. In this COIL Conversation, Dr. Erica Smithwick discusses the application of two forms of interactive video (tagging, and embedded video quizzes) as a central component to a new, online, general education course at Penn State.

Her team’s tenet is that interactive video… Read more »

Originally Held: March 13, 2017

The sheer volume and force of change on higher education is causing institutions to reassess long standing beliefs and assumptions about the teaching and learning enterprise.

In this COIL Conversation, Kyle Bowen and Kyle Peck, two leaders of educational change and technology, discuss the forces impacting Penn State and how the institution is responding. From 3-D… Read more »

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) is proud to announce a call for proposals for our Spring 2017 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 2017-2018… Read more »