When faculty design classrooms of the future

Indiana University’s Mosaic Initiative, a program that supports innovative learning space design, research, and comprehensive support across the institution, regularly brings faculty voices to the design process when creating our active learning classrooms. To give those conversations a formal home, Mosaic recently held the inaugural Mosaic Design Symposium, a day of workshops and brainstorming about the…

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Educause explores future of extended reality on campus

An Educause project is examining the integration of 3D technologies — 3D scanning and printing, virtual reality and augmented reality — into education to create “extended reality.” The “Campus of the Future” initiative, sponsored by HP but fully run by Educause, defines the concept of “extended reality” as a spectrum that stretches from the real world at one end…

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4 ways to fine-tune academic innovation in higher ed

Getting faculty to try out new technologies can be a challenge. And while many universities have established programs to foster digital innovation campuswide, their efforts are constantly evolving with new developments in teaching and learning and changing mindsets around learning analytics, learning design and more. From internal grant programs to forming communities of practice, here…

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