All Learning Should be Digital

By Judith Sebesta, Executive Director, DigiTex Digital learning is defined by the Department of Education as “any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience and encompasses a wide spectrum of tools and practices.” Drawing on both my own practice as an educator who worked for twenty years on the wide … Continue reading All Learning Should be Digital

Reflections on the Launch of an Open Educational Resource

by Ursula Pike, Associate Director, DigiTex On International Women’s Day (March 8, 2022), I launched my first Open Educational Resource OERigin Stories: Pathways to the Open Movement. OERigin Stories is a collection of interviews I conducted with six women of color who are leaders in the Open Education Movement. The women interviewed are librarians, faculty … Continue reading Reflections on the Launch of an Open Educational Resource

Double Stuf OREOs, Star Trek, and your Success

By Rick Walker, Executive Director, STARLINK STARLINK serves as a partner organization to DigiTex, also operating under the auspices of the Texas Association of Community Colleges. Since its founding in 1989, STARLINK has been committed to empowering student success and providing exceptional professional development to higher education communities. Texas public community colleges can access its … Continue reading Double Stuf OREOs, Star Trek, and your Success

Cheyney University: A Tribute to the United States’ Oldest HBCU

by Heather Walker, Program Coordinator, DigiTex In February of 1837, during a time when slavery was widespread and freedoms scarce for people of African American descent, our nation’s first historically black college emerged to stand counter to the times. Founded by Richard Humphreys, a Quaker philanthropist, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania still stands today as our … Continue reading Cheyney University: A Tribute to the United States’ Oldest HBCU

Hall & Oates & Theatre Appreciation: Contributing to OERTX

by Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, DigiTex As some readers may recall, I was a professor of theatre for many years (see Ready Player One, Hamilton, and Me:  “Liveness,” Mediated Communication, and Building Relationships in a Virtual World for some thoughts related to this prior avocation). In 2013 I transitioned to a career focused more … Continue reading Hall & Oates & Theatre Appreciation: Contributing to OERTX