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December 17, 2020

Campus Technology Insider: Podcast: Students Supporting Faculty in the Shift to Hybrid Learning

Ernie Perez, director of educational technology for BU Digital Learning and Innovation, and Jill Beckman, executive director of Client Services, sit down with Campus Technology and discuss how they rolled out the classroom moderator service and made it a success.

November 16, 2020

The Daily Free Press: Two Questrom faculty receive prestigious awards from the Information Systems Society

Boston University’s Associate Provost of Digital Learning & Innovation Chris Dellarocas accepted the ISS Distinguished Fellow Award, the highest honor bestowed by the INFORMS Information Systems Society that recognizes important research in online reputation systems.

August 26, 2020

BU Today: Leading the Charge: The $7 Million Story of BU’s Hybrid Teaching Transition

Leaders from Boston University’s Digital Learning & Innovation discuss BU’s transition to and implementation of remote teaching and Learn from Anywhere models in an effort to rethink the role of education and educators in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 30, 2020

Forbes: Amherst, Boston University And Cal State: How Three Colleges Are Overhauling Virtual Learning

Looking back at the spring 2020 semester, Forbes highlights Boston University's remote and hybrid teaching and learning strategies including Learn from Anywhere, classroom technology, faculty coaches, and more.

July 8, 2020 XR Terra Partners with Boston University Spark!

This summer XR Terra partners with BU Spark! alongside BU partners including the College of Arts & Sciences, the Faculty of Computing & Data Science, the Department of Computer Science, and BU Digital Learning and Innovation. XR Terra, alongside its BU partners, will offer XR Terra's industry-based course in AR & VR software development to computer science and computer engineering university students.

May 28, 2020

BU Today: How Did That Remote Learning Work for You?

In the Boston University summer 2020 Zoom series, faculty to look back on lessons learned.

March 24, 2020

AVTechnology: BU’s Learning Tech Team Discusses Their Move to Virtual Classrooms

Boston University's Ernie Perez and Linda Jerrett discuss how they handled the University's sudden shift to remote education in response to the COVID-19 crisis.


Adobe Experience Cloud Case Study: Multimedia Expression in the 21st Century

In this case study, CTL staff and BU faculty discuss their experience with Adobe Creative Cloud in the classroom.

March 1, 2019

The Evolllution: How Student Expectations are Driving Digital Transformation

The Office of Digital Learning & Innovation is discussed in this article on how postsecondary institutions are engaged in a process of digital transformation leading to a reimagination of the role of technology in delivering a high-end student experience.

September 13, 2018

Inside HigherEd: 3 Questions for the Director of BU's Digital Education Incubator

Romy Ruukel engages in a Q&A with Inside Higher Ed's Joshua Kim about her experience as Director of the Digital Education Incubator.

August 1, 2018

Inside HigherEd: Higher Education in a World Where Students Never Graduate

Boston University’s Associate Provost of Digital Learning & Innovation Chris Dellarocas discusses how universities can foster lifelong relationships with their students through embracing their role as a central hub to which students return as their life needs change.

September 29, 2017

BU Today: Mastering Teaching with Technology 

Boston University Digital Learning & Innovation’s upcoming Teaching with Technology Festival aims to transform both teaching experiences and student outcomes by embracing learning technologies.

April 20, 2017

Daily Free Press: Questrom Offers Online MicroMasters Program to Facilitate Graduate Degree

Associate Provost Chris Dellarocas discusses the creation of the new Questrom Micromasters Certification program that Digital Learning & Innovation helped create.

April 18, 2017

BU Today: New Questrom MOOCs Offer Path to MicroMasters Certification

Romy Ruukel provides her perspective on the creation of the new Questrom Micromasters Certification program that Digital Learning & Innovation helped create.

July 14, 2016

BU Today: Digital Leader to Coordinate, Expand BU’s Online Education

Boston University's new Associate Provost of Digital Learning & Innovation Chris Dellarocas discusses his appointment and goal to pull together different groups and capacities that can help move the university forward with the use of new technologies.

April 7, 2015

The Daily Free Press: MOOCs growing in scope, popular among teachers, study finds

Director of Boston University’s  Digital Learning Initiative Chris Dellarocas explains the growing popularity of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) in higher education.


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