eLearning Initiatives

eLearning and Emerging Technologies is tracking and engaged in a variety of academic innovations across the campus. This work is collaborative with campus partners that include: the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, University Libraries, and the Office of the Provost, along with additional key constituencies across the institution.


Emerging Trends and Topics

Here are a few areas of concentration and themes being facilitated by the eLearning Team:

  • Online and Hybrid Teaching and Learning  
  • Digital Media Creation (Video, Interactive Multimedia, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality)
  • Classroom Technology (SmartBoards, AppleTV, Wireless Presentation etc.)
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Learning Analytics and Big Data
  • Active and Adaptive Learning
  • Student Response Systems
  • Flexible Learning Spaces
  • Learning Objects 
  • Design Thinking
  • Flipped Instruction
  • Mobile Learning
  • OpenBadges
  • ePortfolios

Pilots and Active Projects

The eLearning team is engaged in a variety of pilots and active projects that include the following:

  • Blackboard and IBM Watson User Group
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra User Group
  • Blackboard Ally User Group
  • Blackboard Grades Journey
  • Blackboard Drop/Add Enrollment Notifications 
  • PlayPosit - Started May 2017
  • VoiceThread - Completed June 2017

Have an Idea? Let's Connect!

Have an idea, come across a new technology, want to talk about the future? Contact us and let's build the next generation of teaching and learning together!



Page last modified July 3, 2017