Upcoming Events

Is There a There, There? featuring Andrew Ackerman, James DeLattre, and Daren Coudriet

WHEN: October 5, 2016 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/bMcoav

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… Read more »

Historic Campus Modeling Project aims to enhance Penn Staters’ sense of place and University history.

In an effort to more clearly visualize previous iterations of campus, a cross-disciplinary group of researchers is using virtual reality and 3-D modeling technology as a time machine to travel back to the early days of Penn State.

According to project lead Alexander Klippel… Read more »

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 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… Read more »

Originally Held: September 8, 2016

The steady drumbeat of critiques against higher education’s value as both a public and private good have led many university leaders to ask—where must we do a better job articulating the value of what we offer to students, employers, and our communities, and where must we innovate to meet the needs of a changing world? This… Read more »

Stephanie Warnock, a 27-year-old adult learner pursuing a bachelor’s degree online in information sciences and technology through Penn State World Campus, lives nearly 200 miles away in Philadelphia. She recently attended IST’s Pro Expo on the University Park campus using a mobile-telepresence robot featuring an iPad attached to a two-wheeled, self-balancing vehicle.

Also known as a Mobile Virtual Presence Device… Read more »

Originally Held: August 12, 2016

One of the critical factors to student success in any learning format is the skill and faculty of the instructor. Regardless of the title, the leader of the educational experience plays a key role in guiding, managing, and directing student learning. Meeting the continual and life long professional development needs of faculty requires attention to the… Read more »