With so many articles about Higher Ed IT across the web, it can be easy to miss something important. Here we have collected articles from some of the best Higher Ed IT blogs for you in one aggregate feed. We are constantly updating this list from some of our favorite sources.
Accessible course content is essential to creating equitable learning experiences for students with disabilities. In February, MSU IT Educational Technology is offering two development opportunities about accessibility tools that can transform how educators help students succeed in class. Read more about the February virtual training offerings below. All MSU IT trainings, including educational technology, are now available at spartanslearn.msu.edu. Register by selecting “Live Course Listing” Follow the instructions to
Digital Bodies As you likely know by now, Microsoft announced it is shutting down AltspaceVR. The pioneering platform was one of the first social VR sites that let ... This article The End of AltspaceVR – What it Means for the Metaverse first appeared on Digital Bodies by Emory Craig .
Learning Innovation is excited to announce that we have partnered with Duke Climate Commitment to offer a new fellowship program to provide support and a peer learning community for faculty and other instructors who are interested in redesigning an existing course to substantively engage with issues of climate and sustainability, to be taught in Fall 2023 or Spring 2024. Participants will receive: $5,000 deposited to their Duke discretionary account; resources,
Last revised 1/19/2023 Google has imposed a limit on the amount of data higher education institutions may store in Google Drive, a change from the unlimited storage model MSU was previously provided. MSU has proactively secured an agreement with Google to temporarily continue using the amount of storage currently in use. This plan is not sustainable, so MSU IT has formed a project team to explore the future of the
As I outlined recently in my “e-Literate’s Changing Themes for Changing Times” post, I am shifting my coverage somewhat. I’ll be developing and calling out tags I use for these themes so that you can go to an archive page on each one. This one will be listed under the “changing enrollment” tag. Just before Christmas, The New York Times published an ostensibly feel-good story about a Syrian
There has been a lot of talk about ChatGPT in recent weeks and its usefulness (or not) in education in the last for weeks. John Naughton’s column in the Observer is good introduction to the topic. Much less has been written about the accompanying site called DALL-E which generates AI text from written images, or in their own words: “DALL·E is an AI system developed by OpenAI that can create
If you’re like me, and you may be since you’re reading this post, you get ideas for apps , websites and services all the time. I know I do. What I am bad at is actually executing these ideas. Sometimes I write a little code, other times I buy a domain name that would fit my idea and then life happens and before you know it I have a bunch
I’ll be facilitating a webinar on Competency-Based Education (CBE) next Thursday as the culmination of a three-part series about the changing higher education landscape hosted by Open LMS. The first webinar was about the connections between higher ed and workforce learning. The second was about international education. In this third webinar, we’ll be talking about how support for CBE ties in to the prior two webinar themes. CBE can be
There’s a great deal of discussion among faculty in higher education about ChatGPT and other Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools. Faculty are concerned about students using this technology to generate essays and other work in their classes. Learning Innovation has created a “conversation starter” blog post where we asked ChatGPT about these issues and developed our responses to what AI had to say. This post is a more personal view, highlighting some
This blog post was generated by ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chat bot, using questions provided by Duke Learning Innovation staff with comments provided by team members at DLI, as noted in the text. Contact DLI if you would like to talk with a human about teaching strategies and concerns about the use of artificial intelligence by students in their work. Question submitted to ChatGPT: I’m a faculty member who
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