Higher Education

Originally Held: March 27, 2017

The Promise of Open Education at Penn State builds on last year’s OER Summit as the university prepares for the upcoming 2017 Fall OER Summit. During this COIL Conversation we examine how Open Educational Resources (OER) can address the major institutional priorities of increased student access and affordability. This session highlights how Penn State’s OER Initiative… Read more »

Originally Held: March 13, 2017

The sheer volume and force of change on higher education is causing institutions to reassess long standing beliefs and assumptions about the teaching and learning enterprise.

In this COIL Conversation, Kyle Bowen and Kyle Peck, two leaders of educational change and technology, discuss the forces impacting Penn State and how the institution is responding. From 3-D… Read more »

WHEN: December 1, 2016 from 9:30am – 10:30am EST
WHERE: Outreach Building Lobby, University Park, PA and online at https://meeting.psu.edu/coil

**Sorry, this event has already taken place. To view the full recording please visit our Youtube Channel.

Since Google began in January 1996 as a research project by two students at Stanford, the company has changed the way information is curated, discovered, and analyzed. Quickly expanding… 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 »

Originally Held: August 19, 2015

In 2012, Penn State created the Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) with the mission to engage the University’s extensive research enterprise to improve learning at and beyond Penn State through the pursuit of online innovations. Over the following three years, COIL developed and refined a model to engage diverse constituent groups including faculty, staff… Read more »