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Originally Held: March 29, 2017

The meteoric rise of online learning in the past 20 years has left an indelible impression on all dimensions of higher education, on campus, near campus and at a distance! How we design, develop, and deliver an educational experience has been fundamentally impacted by the application of online learning technologies, and perhaps more importantly, pedagogical practices…. Read more »

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 20, 2017

In this COIL Conversation, Dr. Antonenko joins us virtually to discuss the pros and cons of using cognitive neuroscience frameworks and methods relative to the study of learning and personalization of education. These frameworks include Electroencephalography (EEG), functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and eye tracking. The focus on the study of learning as a process will… Read more »

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning is requesting your help as a reviewer for our Spring 2017 Research Initiation Grant cycle.  If you have interest in and experience with online innovation related to teaching and learning, please consider this important opportunity.

If you agree to review proposals for us, you will be asked to review three to six proposals. The proposals… Read more »

Originally Held: March 16, 2017

Exploration and learning about sustainability is a rapidly evolving aspect of undergraduate educational experiences. In this COIL Conversation, Dr. Erica Smithwick discusses the application of two forms of interactive video (tagging, and embedded video quizzes) as a central component to a new, online, general education course at Penn State.

Her team’s tenet is that interactive video… Read more »