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
How can online discussions be used as a springboard for high level conversations among students in your class? One key is providing good prompts for discussion. Drs. Christine Harrington and Maya Aloni led an inspiring session on “Promoting Critical Thinking through Online Discussion: Developing Questions and Managing Conversations” at a Lilly [...]
Faculty in Duke’s Biomedical Engineering Department agreed that students needed to apply statistics to biomedical engineering problems throughout the curriculum. A faculty committee identified the relevant statistics topics and mapped them to BME courses. Teaching statistics in BME courses is supported by a BME online statistics source created by Steve Wallace and BME students.