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‘Institute for Digital Learning’

NSF Convergence grant to improve insight, data on learner-technology interaction

Sep. 13, 2017—Learning is layered, with cognitive, physiological, emotional and societal components. Technology, especially the increasing use of new sensing devices and interactive machines, adds complexity as well as opportunity – yet little research has been done on how best to measure what works. A collaboration between Vanderbilt School of Engineering and North Carolina State University aims...

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Nashville Scene Innovations 2013: MOOC Synthesizer

Aug. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt University seeks to be on the leading edge of the field with the opening of its Institute for Digital Learning. The institute will focus on developing massive open online courses as well as other digital learning platforms, which includes a partnership with Coursera. Doug Fisher, associate professor of computer science and associate professor of...

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Fisher to lead new Institute for Digital Learning

May. 29, 2013—  Massive open online courses and other digital learning platforms will be the focus of a new institute being launched this fall at Vanderbilt University. The new Institute for Digital Learning will be led by Douglas Fisher, associate professor of computer science and of computer engineering, and will be housed in the newly renovated Alumni...

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