Tracking our progress for 2019-20. For 2018-2019, see our most recent Annual Report. To read more about our priorities for 2018-2020, visit the About page.
Highlights – August 2019
- Early planning for Hypothes.is/Sakai pilot
- Exploring Nepris as a tool to support Career Services and Alumni in online mentoring
- Exploring proctor tool integrations to increase academic integrity in online courses
- Kits – the Duke Learning App store – displays to learners a unified interface for accessing the instructional tools used by their learning communities. (First version released January 2019)
- Gradescope pilot –Gradescope is a grading workflow application that saves faculty time spent in the grading process while creating stronger student assessment through standardized rubrics.
- Sakai UI/UX development
- Nudge project: Piloting Learning Boosters concept and technologies; student interns working on a new app based on the Ebbinghaus forgetting curve research
- DGHI projects: Research Methods (w/ Eric Green); David Boyd MOOC (revisions); Systematic Review course
- Launch w/ Sanyin (2nd run) – Alumni Ed course (running)
- +DS Modules 2.0
- Pratt MEM Marketing course; planning new online certificate for MEM
- Market analysis for: pre-med, post-bachelors; law; Sanford School
- Exploring potential of program(s) for pre-med, post-bach online (aka PreMedFlex program)
- Physician Engagement and Personal Thriving (w/ SOM, Divinity and Alumni) – develop a five week online learning experience that trains working physicians personally (and potentially collectively) to address the problem of professional burnout in their careers.
Ongoing (in production)
- Learning@Scale marketing and bite-size learning concepts w/ News and Communication
- MD Scientist course: Statistics for Scientists hybrid course (SOM project) – consult on the design of eight blended courses for a basic research training program (BRTP), as well as develop the first blended course based on Ted Slotkin’s graduate course, BME 733, “Experimental Design & Biostatistics for Basic Biomedical Students.”
- C Programming marketing experiment w/ Pratt
- consulting and planning on new Fuqua specialization on entrepreneurial finance and financial technology
- Alice (Coursera course)
- Pilot launch of Coursera for Duke Alumni (now called Forever Learning on Coursera)
Research, Evaluation and Development
- WALTer – developing a process to streamline IRB approvals for educational research via Sakai
- Evaluating Students’ Abilities to Self-Assess Course Learning” – Research project with Kristin Martinez-Stephens (Computer Science)
- Explore integrating Qualtrics student surveys with Google smart speakers
- Evaluating a research-based course experience for undergraduates with Amanda Hargrove
- Consulting with faculty in the physics department to evaluate hybrid teaching models in introductory classes.
- Exploring the relationship between goal visualization and course activity (internal LI project)