Upcoming Events

CREATE Intelligent Collaboration: Designing a System to Help Students Become More Competent Collaborators – A conversation with Dr. Marcela Borge

WHEN: December 7, 2016 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm EST
WHERE: 130 Moore Building, University Park, PA and online at https://meeting.psu.edu/coil
REGISTRATION: Required at https://goo.gl/2XDblv

One of the biggest obstacles to scaling collaborative learning is that most people do not have the knowledge nor skills to collaborate well. Many argue that improving collaborative processes requires that groups learn how to monitor and… Read more »

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Prof. Donald Clark, CEO Wildfire.

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.

Throughout this series, we ask leading thinkers a set of three questions… Read more »

Originally Held: November 10, 2016

Artificial intelligence (AI) is now the most potent force in IT and will shape learning technology, allowing us to escape from the 30 year paradigm of flat, linear e-learning. During this COIL Fischer Speaker Series presentation, Professor Donald Clark debunks some myths about AI and provide real examples of AI used now in content creation, feedback, assessment… Read more »

At Penn State, researchers are offering prototype versions of immersive Virtual Reality (iVR) lessons in three courses this fall and spring to engage students in the advantages and promises that such learning offers.

A multi-disciplinary research team, led by Alexander Klippel, associate professor of geography, and including members from the departments of Geography and Geosciences, the Stuckeman… Read more »

The Penn State EdTech Network and the Center for Online Innovation in Learning will welcome nearly 600 student hackers to University Park for HackPSU. The 24-hour hackathon and kick-off event for Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State will be held Nov. 12-13 in the Business Building. The event is free and open to all undergraduate students… Read more »

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Rassie Louw, Manager for Teaching Learning Technology and Erik Marx, Project Manager of Teaching Learning Technology from the Centre for Teaching and Learning at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends… Read more »