Welcome to the Duke Digital Initiative

Enabling Duke faculty and students to put new and emerging technologies to use in support of teaching and learning.

Throughout the year, through the Duke Digital Initiative (DDI), students and faculty can:

  • Experiment with iPads, both in classes and through loans from the Link at Perkins Library
  • Use cell phones and other mobile devices to vote and share opinions in online polls.
  • Expand their use of video using a variety of equipment—including high-definition Flip cameras—available for checkout at the Link.
  • Explore academic uses of 3D content creation and display

Find out more about the 2011-2012 DDI Programs and Technologies.

Find out more about how DDI Programs and tools can be used.

Featured Blog

New Report: Analysis of Student Backgrounds in Medical Neuroscience MOOC

by Kim Manturuk Ph D on July 10, 2014

In the Spring 2014 semester, Duke University offered the second session of Medical Neuroscience, a Massive Open Online Class (MOOC) available on the Coursera platform.  The class is taught by Leonard White, Associate Professor of Community & Family Medicine and Neurobiology.  Medical Neuroscience is a very challenging course; an in-person version of the course is [...]

Using an Android Tablet with Active Stylus To Create Screencasts Easily and Inexpensively

by Cit Staff on June 26, 2014

Professor Henry Greenside discusses how to create screencasts easily and inexpensively, and discusses lessons he learned along the way.