DE SIG@Duke: Arizona State University’s Innovation and Online Unit: EdPlus at ASU

Join your distance education colleagues on Dec. 6, 2016 for an engaging discussion with panelists from EdPlus at Arizona State University (ASU).

For two years in a row, ASU has been named the most innovative university in the country by US News & World Report and is widely recognized as a leader in online and global education. A significant amount of ASU’s innovation has come out of EdPlus at ASU, whose mission is to “reimagine teaching and learning and deliver education at scale and speed to everyone, everywhere,” and to have a major impact on society.

Description: DE SIG @Duke is pleased to welcome back (virtually) our founder, Marc Sperber, who since 2015 has worked for a skunkworks within EdPlus, also known as their strategic design and development team. He joins us via webconference with a cross-functional mix of colleagues from EdPlus to discuss their projects (including ASU Online) and roles. Panelists include:

Marc Sperber – Creative Design Lead for Strategic Design and Development
Jocelyn Rojeck – Senior Director of Implementation and Strategy
Darcy Richardson – Director of Continuing Education
Alex Ricken – Director of Global Freshman Academy
Philippos Savvides – Manager of Online Learning, ASU Online
DeAnna Soth – Manager of Instructional Design, ASU Online
Renee Pilbeam – Senior Instructional Designer, PLuS Alliance

Format: 3-4pm EdPlus at ASU panel discussion; 4-4:30pm open discussion with Michael Greene, Head of Learning Technology Services and Strategy, Center for Instructional Technology.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Location: Bostock 024

RSVP: Not required [open to anyone at Duke with an interest in distance education]

DE SIG@Duke meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of select months 3pm-4:30pm, Bostock 024.  Contact Sophia Stone (

2 thoughts on “DE SIG@Duke: Arizona State University’s Innovation and Online Unit: EdPlus at ASU

  1. Vijay Kumar

    Nice blog Sophia… I know that ASU is the world innovative university prescribed in the US news and world report.

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