Webinar: Leading Online Learning in a Landscape of Unpredictability

Please join us for the eighth FREE webinar in our series Hot Topics in Texas Digital Higher Education, coming up on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM CDT. We will have a lively and frank roundtable discussion with four distinguished leaders at community colleges across Texas as they reflect on the challenges, opportunities, and … Continue reading Webinar: Leading Online Learning in a Landscape of Unpredictability

Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: MIT’s Project Athena & Integrated Computing

by Heather Walker, Program Coordinator, DigiTex Imagine a college classroom stripped of technology: no instructor or student computers, no projector, no PowerPoint slides for lectures, no Blackboard or Canvas for the dissemination of assignments and tracking of grades. Pretty difficult, isn’t it? In the 25+ years since technology started to become a fixture in the … Continue reading Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: MIT’s Project Athena & Integrated Computing

Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: The Andrew Project at Carnegie Mellon University

by Heather Walker, Program Coordinator, DigiTex In the 1970s the United States Department of Defense launched ARPANET, a network that connected government agencies and universities to allow for electronic messaging (e-mails) and file sharing (Carnegie Mellon, 2007c). This initiative was, essentially, an internet before there was an internet. Groundbreaking though it was, the communication potential … Continue reading Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: The Andrew Project at Carnegie Mellon University

DigiTex Connections – April 2021

Spring is in the air, and our April edition of DigiTex Connections is full of information to help you get the season off to a great start! For an engaging recap of the first Open Texas conference, an introduction to the QM Instructional Designers Association, and much more, please access our newsletter here.