Penn State University

WHEN: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 8:00am – 12:00pm ET (times vary per location)
WHERE: Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library and online via MediaSite Live

The Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit aims to educate participants University-wide about OER, share updates from the provost-charged OER task force, showcase examples of OER in practice, and encourage active creation of OER content at… Read more »

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Amin Qazi, Executive Director of Unizin.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends and forces in higher education with thought leaders from the world of online innovations.

Each year we ask our participants a set of three… Read more »

Originally Held: October 19, 2015

Higher education is facing a crisis of access, quality, and outcomes. Across the country, universities have invested in similar initiatives to reform their models of course design, delivery, measurement, and improvement. Penn State, a Founding Investor of Unizin, has been active in exploring solutions to these issues as well. Unizin, a University-owned consortium focused on improving… Read more »

Giddy isn’t usually a word used in association with academia. During the 2 day symposium on Digital Aesthetics with Neal Stimler from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, giddy was alive and well. Giddiness around passionate people meeting others committed to the expansion and evolution of art. Giddiness over delving deeply into conceptual areas like Onlife and Isness. The childlike… Read more »

WHEN: March 1, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
WHERE: Schwab Auditorium or live-streaming online at

Now in its fifth year, the TEDxPSU mission is to bring together innovative and thought-provoking individuals from the Penn State community and the world to share ideas worth spreading. Penn State World Campus is this year’s principal partner.

To view presentations… Read more »