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COIL is proud to support the Using Virtual Reality to Enhance Distance Education for Additive Manufacturing project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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As additive manufacturing (AM, commonly known as 3D printing) increases in capability and industrial relevance, there is a growing demand for experienced AM practitioners to help maintain the United States’ competitiveness in design and manufacturing. However, large-scale… Read more »

COIL is proud to support the The Development of a Computer Simulated Child Abuse Screening Tool (CSI-CAST) project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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In 2015, there were 117,772 substantiated cases of child physical abuse (CPA) in the United States. Research suggests that 28% of children experience CPA during their lifetime. Before starting school, health care settings may be the… Read more »

COIL is proud to support the Leveraging Robots to Enhance Student and Staff Collaboration: An Exploration of Social, Cognitive, and Emotional Presence project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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By sponsoring virtual dialogues with students at eight Commonwealth Campuses and other students in over twenty countries during the past five years, World in Conversation (WinC) has developed into one of… Read more »

COIL is proud to support the Using Educational Data Mining to Increase Temporal Participation in Online Courses project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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This project is a 12-month research project intended to build an innovative dashboard for online courses. The new dashboard uses educational data mining techniques to provide personalized interventions at pivotal moments that should increase learner retention… Read more »

Recently Kyle Peck, COIL co-director and advocate for alternative credentialing, spoke with Educause Review’s Kristi DePaul on his vision for what’s next in higher education.

“Instead of prescribing a generalized path, we could enable students to fill in gaps in knowledge, in skill sets,” Peck said. “We could validate what they can do. A number of institutions are developing programs… Read more »