Leadership

Technology-enabled educational innovation is a driving force in higher education and the events of recent years have accelerated Boston University's transformational vision. The creative application of digital technologies in education is taking center stage—a transformation that will have a direct and powerful impact on the residential learning experience.

Since its inception, Digital Learning & Innovation has been a catalyst in the areas of innovations in teaching and learning. Serving as an accelerator, DL&I managed the production and successful launch of BU’s first two MicroMasters Programs; produced Questrom’s Online MBA; incubated nearly five dozen pilot projects; and supported Boston University leadership, faculty, and graduate student instructors through a wide range of innovative pedagogical and technological services and one-on-one consultations. 

Learn more about Digital Learning & Innovation's programs, initiatives, and consultative service and explore ways to accelerate technology-enabled educational innovation at BU.

What We Offer

We help Boston University leadership, faculty, and staff implement innovative ideas in digital education by incubating select pilot projects by BU departments, schools, and colleges, and offer BU educators consultation, training and production support in the areas of teaching, technology, and residential and online education.

Innovation Spotlight: Building Questrom's Online MBA

Questrom School of Business, in partnership with DL&I Digital Initiatives and Educational Technology teams, launched the University’s first Online MBA fall 2020 and welcomed a global cohort of nearly 400. Since then, the innovative online degree at scale with its integrated curriculum has tripled its enrollment topping off at nearly 1200 students since its debut. September 2021 enrollment hit 500 students—the largest cohort to date. Get a behind the scenes look at Questrom's Online MBA.

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