Smart Building Smart Campus
2019–2020 SCUP Fellow Angela Foss—Research Presentation
The research project by SCUP Fellow Angie Foss was to explore the opportunities to bring online learners virtually into Southern New Hampshire University’s new, state-of-the-art Innovation and Design Education building for their College of Engineering, Technology, and Aeronautics. Her research included the development of two modes of delivery—remote labs and augmented reality/virtual interactions—and she also discusses the impact to the project by the immediate shift to all-remote learning due to COVID-19.
Creating a More Adaptive Institution in the Wake of COVID-19
Published 2020Recorded August 20.
This interactive panel discussion will bring together different institutions’ perspectives from facilities, technology, student services, and finance to understand the impact of COVID-19 on institutions and their student experience. The discussion will be organized in three parts, each with a prompt to inform the discussion, a poll to take the pulse of the audience, and an open discussion among panelists.
Planning for the Future of the Smart Campus
Published 2020SCUP 2020 Annual Conference.
The COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered expectations on campuses everywhere, fundamentally disrupting every aspect of academic institutions with unknown long-term consequences. This session will draw from foresight analysis and interviews with campus leaders to consider the necessary adjustments to pedagogy, learning spaces, and emerging technologies and recommend appropriate planning and design approaches for navigating the year(s) ahead.
Impact of COVID-19 on Technology
Published 2020Recorded June 9.
Panelists Gary David, Bentley University, and Linda Jerrett, Boston University, shared how educational technology on their campuses is adapting to the pandemic—from accommodating students and faculty now to plans for fall and beyond.
This is part of the series “Less Talk, More Action: Tactical Topics to Return to Campus.”
Coffee Chat: Moving Online
The Challenges of an LMS Adoption
Published 2020Recorded June 3.
Transitioning to a Learning Management System (LMS) has been one of the most significant challenges an institution will manage, even prior to the unique challenges emerging around the COVID-19 pandemic. Doug Murphy, Dean of Operations at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, has overseen several LMS transitions in his career, and moderated this discussion.
Coffee Chat: The Physical-Virtual Nature of Learning Design
Published 2020Recorded May 27.
The COVID-19 disruption will accelerate the connection of the physical campus to the virtual learning experience. Planners who think of their campuses as large, interactive gameboards designed to connect students and faculty with virtually integrated architecture will have an advantage. Gaming gives us planning clues to build now for our learning demands. SCUPers Brady Mick and Lauren Della Bella moderated this discussion.
Voices from the Field: Episode #5
Leaning In to Level Up
Dr. Doreen Larson, president of Edison State Community College in Piqua, Ohio, discusses the ways her team used the power of advance planning to take control and thrive during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn about their online initiative, expansion of technology in a rural community, and how they’re growing enrollment in an uncertain time.
Planning for Higher Education Journal
Research Innovation in Distance Education
From Volume 46 Number 3 | April–June 2018
The National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA) facilitates much-needed institutional research on distance education, furthering improved access and success for all students.
Planning for Higher Education Journal
Grappling with Strategic Dissonance
From Volume 31 Number 1 | September–November 2002
Educational technology units must continually monitor their strategic plans to ensure that they are aligned with the evolving realities of their institutions.