by Heather Walker, Senior Administrative Assistant, DigiTex What elements comprise the digital learning experience? For most of us, the answer would include a learning management system such as Blackboard, Canvas, or Moodle; videos, podcasts, and other media; discussion rooms; and electronically submitted assignments, among other components. Now imagine attempting to conduct an online class without … Continue reading Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: The WBSI Adventure in Online Education
by Ursula Pike, Associate Director, DigiTex In May, four educators at DigiTex member institutions shared the ways they were coping with the first months of the pandemic. The resulting blog post, “Meeting Change And Challenge With Compassion And Resilience,” highlighted the need to support faculty at our higher education institutions in the face of the … Continue reading Surviving the Pandemic: Resiliency in the Face of Continued Uncertainty
Happy New Year! We hope that you and yours have enjoyed a wonderful and safe holiday season, and we look forward to connecting with you in 2021. Please find our January newsletter here. In it you will find updates on some of our latest research projects, information about upcoming meetings, an update on registrations for … Continue reading DigiTex Connections – January 2021
Join us for the sixth FREE webinar in our series Hot Topics in Texas Digital Higher Education, coming up on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 2:00PM CST. For more details and for registration information, you can access our webinar flyer here.
by Todd Ellis, Director of Teaching and Learning, Grayson College This post is the second in a two-part series and is, in part, a response to last month’s post, “Ready Player One, Hamilton, and Me: ‘Liveness,’ Mediated Communication, and Building Relationships in a Virtual World” by DigiTex Executive Director Judith Sebesta. I recently “attended” my first virtual play. North Central Texas College … Continue reading Levels of Mediated Aliveness, Mozilla Hubs, and 1984 – Part Two