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Open Texas 2021 Reflections

by Ursula Pike, Associate Director, DigiTex On March 11 and 12, DigiTex joined with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Digital Library to co-organize Open Texas 2021. The University of Houston-Downtown, Houston Community College, and the Houston Area OER Consortium hosted the event. The conference was free and open to anyone interested in … Continue reading Open Texas 2021 Reflections

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. 

Webinar: The Relationship between Pedagogy and Educational Technology

Please join us for the seventh FREE webinar in our series Hot Topics in Texas Digital Higher Education, coming up on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 1:00 PM CDT. This exciting webinar, co-hosted and co-organized with DigiTex partner STARLINK, examines the intersection of educational technology and pedagogy. For more details, including featured speakers, discussion questions, … Continue reading Webinar: The Relationship between Pedagogy and Educational Technology

DigiTex Connections – March 2021

Our latest edition of DigiTex Connections is hot off the press! This month's newsletter includes information about our new OER development small grant program, our new series of case studies on digital higher education in Texas, an exciting membership discount opportunity with the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER), and more. You can … Continue reading DigiTex Connections – March 2021