Category Archives: Digital learning

Children’s Museum of Houston unveils new digital learning experience

As more Houston parents opt for online classes when the kids return to school, a beloved local museum is offering smart learning aid. In September, Houston Children’s Museum will launch ‘All-Time Access’, an online initiative to enhance distance learning and open the museum to families around the world from an all-time digital experience. Unlimited museum […]

Presentation ‹Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio – MIT Media Lab

The Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio designs tools and methods for more engaging and equitable online learning and collaboration experiences. The studio coordinates the activities of the Media Lab in three areas: Professional learning: Develop tools, platforms, online courses, and other remote collaboration opportunities for Media Lab member companies. Higher Education: Integrate the use of […]

Several digital learning modes to optimize the classroom

These COVID-19 times are disrupting our lives, our work and our learning. They force us to find new ways to deliver our curriculum and to better connect with our distance learners. For many, distance education at the end of the spring term and summer term was little more than launching a Zoom session to synchronously […]

Digital learning is the future. It starts now.

By now, my dear mother teacher would have started to tidy up her class. She would organize things, staple the new educational art to the cork above her chalkboard, maybe even rearrange or paint the room. It’s one of my favorite memories of her preparing for the job she loved. But what would she do […]

Digital learning is shaping the future of education

Educational institutions around the world have postponed learning on campuses to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Thus, the Covid-19 has forced schools and universities to adopt digital learning. Meanwhile, digital learning is helping people learn, grow, and connect with learners and educators around the world. To help the community during this crucial time, […]

Understanding the impacts of the unexpected switch to digital learning

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania – The unexpected transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes for undergraduates and their instructors. To understand the magnitude of these impacts and potentially improve digital learning, researchers at the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) received $ 196,136 from […]

Understand the impacts of an unexpected shift to digital learning

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — The unexpected shift to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes for undergraduate students and their instructors. To understand the magnitude of these impacts and potentially improve digital learning, researchers at the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) received $196,136 from […]

Surprising disparities in digital learning emerge as COVID-19 spreads: United Nations education agency |

They found that half of all students currently outside the classroom – or nearly 830 million learners worldwide – do not have access to a computer. In addition, over 40 percent do not have access to the Internet at home. The figures were compiled by the Teacher Task Force, an international alliance coordinated by UNESCO, […]

Improving digital learning in schools with the Digital Lab

More facts and reading Currently, the Digital Lab curriculum consists of five separate core courses where students can learn about basic robotics, artificial intelligence, electronics, how to make games, and how to program their own LED charm in a fun way and creative. Each course consists of five sessions. Normally, one session is given per […]

Hearst Castle Launches Digital Learning Program Amid Coronavirus

Like many monuments across the country, Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Calif., remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But for elementary students, who haven’t been able to go to school in weeks, it will open its doors – digitally, of course – for a home learning program that will delve into the history of […]

Catholic Schools in Hawaii Go Digital

KEKAHA – Learners and parents at St. Theresa School will receive learning kits from Wednesday through Friday in the back parking lot of the school. Chromebook (laptop) withdrawal requests must be completed by email to the learner’s respective teacher by Tuesday afternoon. If successfully completed, the computer and learning packages will be available from 7 […]

Other Questions Answered — Campus Technology

Online learning Quickly move to digital learning: more questions answered With the coronavirus pandemic shutting down college and university campuses everywhere, professors are being tasked with rapidly shifting to online teaching. Here, education experts offer advice on how to make the transition. By Dian Schaffhausen 03/19/20 Faculty members across the country are suddenly […]

5 Digital Learning Day activities not to be missed

Digital learning is essential to help students acquire the skills they will need to succeed in college and in the job market. This year, Digital Learning Day is February 27, and we’ve rounded up tools and resources to help you celebrate. By digital learning, most educators agree with the website’s definition of Digital Learning Day: […]

“Inside Digital Learning” becomes “Transforming teaching and learning”

Inside higher education launched “Inside Digital Learning” three years ago this month, with the aim of expanding our coverage of how technology is changing the nature of teaching and learning. We have built an audience of tens of thousands of dedicated readers – the recipients of our weekly newsletter and many more who search (or […]

Leaders in digital learning and demographic computation

How will colleges and universities adapt to the accelerating numerical decline of traditional college-age cohorts? Nathan Grawe’s projections indicate that within seven years, the pool of high school graduates is expected to shrink by 15%. The news is particularly grim for schools in the Northeast and the eastern half of the Midwest, with expected declines […]

A resourceful guide to how digital learning can connect young people to opportunities

When the children join the Foundations Maker program at Foundation of the digital port, a tech-driven after-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a stack of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and rubber bands. Then they are told: Build a robot that draws. “It’s a little sad […]

Intellectual property and digital learning

Who owns the content created for the online and blended courses? Faculty? The institution? Both? Do you know the answer to this question for your school? Would your answer agree with the provost or the attorney general? Another way to ask this question is to ask if your institution’s intellectual property policies have kept pace […]

The 4 things every digital learning manager should know

Higher education careers in digital learning are rarely linear. Leaders in digital learning come from a mix of traditional and non-traditional academic backgrounds and disciplines. We are often asked how important it is to have a Ph.D. is for a career in digital learning. If an instructional designer with a master’s degree in the profession […]

Six Strategic Steps to Successful Digital Learning

Shiny new technologies can capture well-meaning educators like insects in amber, but it’s clear that digital learning can improve student opportunities and outcomes. The key is to build the foundation of understanding and planning. Below, I outline six strategic steps that will guide school leaders as well as teachers toward digital learning success: 1. Determine […]

Books for deep thinking about online and digital learning

The notion of summer as a three-month break for the world of higher education may be outdated. But summer remains a period to take stock when at least some students are absent. Here’s what you should read if you’re looking for the fun of professional development. Please comment below with additional suggestions. The Art of […]

Overview ‹ Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio — MIT Media Lab

The Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio designs tools and methods for more engaging and equitable online learning and collaboration experiences. The studio coordinates Media Lab activities in three areas: Professional learning: Develop tools, platforms, online courses and other remote collaboration opportunities for Media Lab member companies. Higher Education: Integrate the use of digital tools into […]