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 »
Ann Clements, associate professor and the Graduate Program Chair for Music Education in Penn State’s School of Music, is exploring how a virtual reality classroom featuring artificial intelligence (AI) “students” can be used as a training tool for pre-service student teachers.
Clements worked with members of TLT to develop this AI classroom prototype, known as First Class. Utilizing rows of… Read more »
Building Online Books Using Open Educational Resources for Zero Cost Personalized and Collaborative Learning, a project funded during COIL’s Spring 2016 round of Research Initiation Grants, is to be the topic of discussion in an upcoming EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Webinar. Penn State IST faculty Lee Giles, COIL co-director Bart Pursel, and COIL adviser Kyle Bowen will be featured for… Read more »
Penn State educators have designed a new technology, with funding from a COIL Research Initiation Grant, to build textbooks using open resources on the web. BBookX uses robots to search for information across the Internet based off of user generated topics and key words.
“The idea is that this is an intelligent system that is really learning from how… Read more »
Penn State has developed a new technology that works with faculty to automatically build complete textbooks from open resources on the Web according to topics and keywords provided by a user.
The project, funded in part by a Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL) Research Initiation Grant, is helping to usher in a new genre of media: the bionic… Read more »