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

MOOC completion and course activities

by Kim Manturuk Ph D on April 09, 2014

There has been a lot of discussion about MOOC completion, most of which has focused on completion rates: what percent of people complete a MOOC, and how should we calculate that number?  However, what has drawn less attention, but is potentially more interesting, is what in-course activities impact completion.  Understanding whether or not different [...]

Bass Online Apprentices Share the MOOC Student Experience

by Sophia Stone Ed D on April 01, 2014

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer the potential for a student learning experience that is collaborative, engaging and global. What is distinctive about the student experience in a massive open online course (MOOC)? What do participants find most challenging about learning in a MOOC, and how has the MOOC experience impacted their learning?