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Originally Held: October 18, 2016

The EU funded LoCoMoTion project has been collecting and disseminating information on low-cost techniques for producing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the past 18 months. This project, led by Brian Mulligan from the Institute of Technology Sligo in Ireland, started the third delivery of it’s own MOOC, “Making MOOCs on a Budget” on the 18th… Read more »

During this informational webinar, Brad Zdenek details the submission and review process for the Research Initiation Grant program along with highlighting tips and tricks for drafting a successful proposal.

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) is proud to announce a call for proposals for our Fall 2016 Research Initiation Grants (RIGs). These seed grants are designed… Read more »

Originally Held: October 5, 2016

You’ve got an idea, now what? Find out during this fast-paced conversation with representatives from Dreamit, Invent Penn State, and the Penn State EdTech Network.

During this Fischer Speaker Series event, representatives from these groups give an overview of the place of entrepreneurship in the Higher Education context before providing specific examples of where to go, what… Read more »

Students who do not have the opportunity to travel can still experience the geography of other countries through the use of interactive video.

Last spring, Erica Smithwick, an associate professor of geography at Penn State University Park, used HapYak to create interactive video quizzes for students in an online course (GEOG 001 (GS) Global Parks and Sustainability) as part… Read more »

Every child experiences anxiety and fear at one time or another, but some children seem to experience fear more frequently than others. As part of a new project being funded by the National Institutes of Health, Penn State researchers are looking into emerging evidence of a link between fearfulness and anxiety, or lingering apprehension, in young children.

Koraly Pérez-Edgar, associate… Read more »