Massively open online courses (MOOCs) are generating exciting discussions on education today and for generations to come. Offering courses online for free and without the exchange of university credit has sparked interesting debates about accessibility, credibility and finances. What people can agree on is the potential for MOOCs to expand the learning experience beyond traditional boundaries of admission cutoffs, tuition and class schedules.
Author: Elizabeth Ramos
Students, faculty and staff are increasingly relying on smart phones and tablets for information on the go. In the Office of the CIO, we’ve responded to this change by reimagining our IT resource guide, historically published as an annual booklet, as a mobile web site.
"As we transition from print to digital, it’s not just because we love shiny devices, it’s because our opportunity to learn is unbelievably enhanced as we transition to digital."
Innovate Keynote Speaker Karen Cator
Director, Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education.