Year In Progress

Tracking our progress for 2016-2017. For more:

Teaching Innovation

  • Teaching and Learning Days (April 27-28) – workshops and sessions on a range of teaching and learning topics including ePortfolios
  • Active Learning Faculty Fellows 2017 (just announced)
  • Planning a Course Design Institute/Academy
  • Partnering with DUL staff on Open Educational Resources (OER) project for The Duke Endowment Libraries (TDEL)
  • Supporting new DKU curriculum and courses; ongoing and future faculty support needs
  • Faculty book club on Randy Bass’s book Open and Innovative
  • Partnering with the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies to support a Transgender Studies and Pedagogy event and resulting learning materials
  • Working w/ Ed Gomes (Trinity Technology Services) to better match classrooms to different teaching styles
  • COMPASS/HHMI grant for promoting STEM
  • CIT staff participation in two Bass Connections projects: Broadening Participation in Online STEM Education and OSPRI: Open Source Educational Technology
  • Faculty needs assessment and analyzing university survey data for future program planning
  • Hosting Ivy Plus Directors of Academic Computing group (April 30- May 2)

Learning Technology

Online Initiatives

  • New and recent Coursera courses:
    • Chimpanzee Behavior and Conservation (newly approved)
    • C Programming Specialization (newly approved)
    • Addressing Climate Change with Green Building Innovation (newly approved)
    • Nanotechnology (Nan Jokerst) (in production)
  • Revisions to Excel to MySQL and Java Programming specializations wrapping up. Published our evaluation of the specialization development.
  • 6 projects in development from last ‘Global’ RFP cycle
  • Talking to Public Policy and Engineering about possible partnerships to develop online courses or modules
  • Produced modules with Duke Center for Health Informatics for AMIA 10×10 on Data Standards for Learning Health Systems
  • Redesign of Fuqua’s Global Executive MBA program (partnering w/ Fuqua team)
  • Researching different institutions’ approaches to faculty incentives for online course development and teaching
  • Advertising our current opportunities for Spring 2017