Tracking our progress for 2016-2017. For more:
- CIT Annual Report for 2015-2016
- CIT ‘one pager’- overview of CIT services for faculty
- Online Duke Annual Report
Katelyn Donnelly (Trinity ‘08), a Duke alumna and Managing Director of the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund, will discuss new low-cost global educational delivery models in a talk at Duke University. The talk, titled “The $1-a-Week School,” will take place Thursday, March 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the Carpenter Conference Room in Rubenstein Library and is open to members of the Duke community. Register and view event details.
- Partnering with DUL staff on Open Educational Resources (OER) project for The Duke Endowment Libraries (TDEL)
- Talking to DKU about ongoing and future faculty support needs
- Announced new 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
- DE SIG (Distance Education Special Interest Group) meeting Feb 14 2017 focused on online education
- Offered viewing of the PennState virtual conference “Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment” week of 2/13/2017
- Faculty needs assessment and analyzing university survey data for future program planning
- Planning for mini-workshop/presentation series in late April
- Hosting Ivy Plus Directors of Academic Computing group (April 30- May 2)
- Website refresh launched 12/2016. Including new version of ‘teaching guides’ and streamlined content and messaging.
- Sakai updated to version 11.2 early January. Looking at Sakai UI/UX development and gradebook integration w/ SISS again.
- Looking for Sakai Innovative Teaching Award nominees
- Learning Technologies Advisory Council met February 14, 2017
- Learning technologies staff attending 2017 University API Conference at BYU
- OpenEdx pilot (Duke Extend) pilot wrapping up:
- Presented on Duke Extend at ITAC in February
- Working with A&S, Divinity and Nursing to rollout ePortfolio tool (PebblePad). More on PebblePad and upcoming workshops for Spring
- Continuing pilot of ‘in-video quizzing’ tool PlayPosit.
- Current DDI opportunities announced but formally planning the next theme to focus on Internet of Things (IoT).
- 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)
- Data Science Math Skills (Daniel Egger/Paul Bendich)
- 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 new opportunities for Spring 2017