Penn State TLT

World Campus Faculty Capacity has partnered with Teaching & Learning with Technology to provide the Penn State Online track as part of the 2017 TLT Symposium. The Penn State Online track will feature an invited speaker and 3 talks selected from proposals submitted from Penn State’s many online programs. To submit for this track, select “Yes” at… Read more »

WHEN: October 31, 2016 from 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
WHERE: Heritage Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center, University Park, PA
REGISTRATION: Required at https://sites.psu.edu/reality/registration/ using registration code VRSIM16

Penn State is hosting its first ever Immersive Reality Symposium on Oct. 31 to showcase the broad spectrum of virtual, augmented and mixed reality research that is underway throughout the University.

The symposium… Read more »

This past spring semester, Adelina Hristova, a doctoral student in Adult Education, was one of seven collaborators on “Exploring the communication preferences of MOOC learners and the value of preference-based groups: Is grouping enough?” published in “Educational Technology Research & Development.”

Focusing on findings of a project funded by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL), the research… 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 »

Erica Smithwick, associate professor of geography, has incorporated interactive video lessons into her spring 2016 GEOG 001 Global Parks and Sustainability online course, with a current enrollment of about 200. Smithwick’s creation of the iteractive videos is supported through a COIL Research Initiation Grant.

Written into the COIL grant is an assessment component to be undertaken by Teaching… Read more »