Announcement

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 »

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 »

COIL is proud to announce that we will be funding two new projects this Fall as part of our Research Initiation Grant (RIG) program.

“We were once again provided a glimpse into the innovative work being pursued across our University. ,” said Brad Zdenek, Innovation Strategist for COIL. “During this round we received 21 incredibly strong proposals offering innovative solutions… Read more »

All are invited to volunteer to participate in a research study conducted by the GeoVISTA Center in the Department of Geography at Penn State.

The study seeks to evaluate the utility and usability of interactive web-mapping tools for supporting analytical reasoning and decision making regarding student course-engagement patterns in a massive open online course (MOOC). This work employs task analysis,… 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 »