Millions of people around the world have enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs), attracted by their promise of low-cost education for career advancement or gaining knowledge. New research from Duke University has found that …

In May, CIT held the kick-off week for our 2017 Active Learning Fellows.  We welcomed a group of thirteen faculty members from a wide range of departments who will be spending the summer and fall …

Online course platform Coursera recently held their fifth annual Partners Conference, hosted by the University of Colorado Boulder. Over three days, staff from Duke’s Center for Instructional Technology joined representatives from many of Coursera’s other 140 partner institutions to share …

  For the past two years, Duke faculty have been recognized for their innovative teaching practices through the annual Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS). Last year, Jennie De Gagne in the School of Nursing …

Update May 26, 2017: CIT has learned that this conference, originally scheduled for July 20, has been postponed until February 2018. We will decide in late Fall 2017 whether free registration will be offered for …

Are you preparing to teach a class you have never taught before or redesigning a course and want to be sure your course plan promotes significant, long-term learning? Would you like to implement new types …

After evaluating two semesters of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in Global Settings with initial and enhanced course re/design, we have learned a great deal from our experience and student feedback. I would like to highlight a …

The Duke Distance Education Special Interest Group welcomes guest speaker, Leigh Davis Fickling, J.D., M.Ed., M.S., Director, Disability Management System, as she brings an update on accessibility and online learning. Leigh will discuss the status …

When Bob Barnes was teaching his medical device design course, he noticed that students waited until the end of the course to begin searching for the relevant patent information for their designs. This resulted in …

Professor Lisa Merschel received a CIT Jump-Start grant to purchase 15 Boomalang licenses for her intermediate Spanish class (Spanish 203) in Spring 2017. Merschel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies. It’s …