Dr. Rukmini Balu is one of the faculty members who taught Duke Kunshan University (DKU) inaugural classes in Fall 2014. She taught Fundamentals of Global Health for undergraduate “Semester Abroad” or “Semester Away” students. The seven-week intensive course was offered in an innovative way to incorporate face-to-face learning with [...]
Please join CIT consultants and faculty members for lively discussions of current teaching ideas and methods throughout Spring 2015. These informal meetings will include hands-on activities and examples to get you thinking about possible changes in your classroom. The seminars are every other Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in Bostock 024.
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In the CIT blog, we are highlighting the experiences of faculty in the 2013-14 Flipping the Classroom Fellowship. This program provided an opportunity for faculty from different disciplines to learn and share ideas about active learning techniques they could use in their own classrooms.
Two of the Fellows in the program discussed how [...]
For Denise Comer, Director of Duke’s First Year Writing Program, teaching an English Composition MOOC was a way to share her love of writing with thousands of students around the world. But the massive online experience turned out to be the start of an even bigger exploration of using online technologies to teach [...]
The Distance Education Special Interest Group at Duke (DE SIG @ Duke) is an open group meeting every other month to discuss a range of distance education topics. Participants come from all units at Duke and include instructors, program directors and coordinators, IT directors and staff, instructional designers, and academic technology consultants. Discussions focus [...]
In 2013-14, the CIT led a group of twelve faculty through our Flipping the Classroom Fellowship. The Fellowship was an opportunity for faculty from different disciplines to share experiences and learn about using active learning techniques in their classrooms.
In this second in our series of blog posts on the Fellows’s [...]
Interested in experimenting with 3D printing or trying out Google Glass? Ever wanted to record yourself writing ‘on air’? This year’s Duke Digital Initiative (DDI) call for proposals is open now, offering Duke faculty the chance to apply for a range of emerging technologies. The Duke Digital Initiative [...]
The Graduate School’s Bass Online Apprentice Fellowship offered in partnership with the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) provides Ph.D. students hands-on experience in online college teaching by collaborating with Duke faculty to develop Coursera MOOCs. This offers a unique opportunity for Bass fellows to work with a project team of faculty, academic technology consultants, and online course associates to create global online learning experiences and to interact with learners from around the world.
The Distance Education Special Interest Group at Duke (DE SIG@Duke) is an open group meeting every other month to discuss a range of distance education topics. Members include instructors, program directors and coordinators, IT directors and staff, instructional designers, and academic technology consultants. We focus on program administration, pedagogy, and technology.
Join us for our next meeting, as we discuss the flipped “online” classroom model. A panel of three faculty will share their unique experiences and pedagogical approaches flipping the classroom in a distance learning environment.
- Blending online and on-site activities across campuses
- Spring Teaching and Learning Seminars
- Flipping the Classroom Fellowship: Authentic Learning in the Humanities
- Call for Proposals Seeks Innovative Online Education Projects
- DE SIG @ Duke December Session to Focus on Global Distance Education
- Flipping the Classroom Fellowship: Effectively Using Video
- Google Geo Tools in Education