What is Digital Learning?

Digital Learning leads innovation in the area of design and technology-enhanced pedagogy intended to strengthen the New School institutional culture and capacity for innovative design. The Digital Learning department also cultivates the use of immersive technology for teaching and learning at the New School.

The Director of Digital Learning works directly with the CIO, Anand Padmanabhan, and Vice Provost for Curriculum and Learning, Laura Auricchio. In addition, she partners closely with academic groups, faculty, Distributed Education, and IT in the design, development, management, and evaluation of new digital learning initiatives with educational technologies.

Digital Learning Spring 2018 Calendar

Digital Learning

Introduction to the Flipped Classroom
Topics: Review examples, key elements, best practices and research in the Learning Sciences
Date: Thursday, February 22, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: 66th West 12 St, 8th floor, Room 801.
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5 Things you can do in Canvas to Enhance your Teaching
Topics: Hands-on workshop on Organizing Content, Leveraging Discussions and Assignments.
Date: Thursday, March 15, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: 79 Fifth Avenue, 16 th floor, Room 1618.
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Leveraging Google Apps for Collaboration, Feedback and Assessment
Topics: Explore examples with Google Apps. Hands-on with Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets/Forms/Surveys
 Date: Tuesday, March 13, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: 71 Fifth Avenue, 9 th floor, Conference Room 901.
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Developing Digital Timelines for Teaching and Research
Topics: Hands-on Interactive Workshop on Developing Digital Timelines
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: 71 Fifth Avenue 9th floor., Conference Room 901.
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Digital Learning Trends and the Future of Higher Education
Topics: Survey of the current Digital Learning Landscape based on latest Higher Education research
Date: Thursday, March 29, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: 79 Fifth Avenue, 16th floor, Room 1618.
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Immersive Learning

VR/AR and the Future of Education: Review of Case Studies Across the Curriculum
Topics: Introduction to Immersive Learning, pedagogical underpinnings, examples from a variety of
disciplines (cross-listed with Faculty Development series)
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 12:15 - 1:30 pm
Location: 71 Fifth Avenue 9th floor., Conference Room 901.
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Virtual Reality Playground
Introductory Hands-on Interactive Session
Topics: Experience VR applications and discuss opportunities for teaching and learning in and beyond
the classroom.
Date: Thursday, March 1, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: XReality Center, 71 Fifth Avenue 9th floor.
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Augmented Reality Playground
Introductory Hands-on Interactive Session
Topics: Experience AR applications and discuss opportunities for teaching and learning in and beyond
the classroom.
Date: Wednesday, March 14, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: XReality Center, 71 Fifth Avenue 9th floor.
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Virtual Reality, Digital Literacy, and Ethics in the Age of the Metaverse
Topics: Explore how the growing use of VR will require new forms of digital literacy and identify ethical
questions posed by the use VR and AR (cross-listed with Faculty Development series)
Date: Thursday, March 15, 12:15 - 1:30 pm
Location: 79 Fifth Avenue, 16th floor., Conference Room 1618.
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Immersive Storytelling with 360 Video
Topics: Introduction to 360 Storytelling and Hands-on with 360 cameras
Date: Wednesday, March 28, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Location: 71 Fifth Avenue, 71 Fifth Avenue 9th floor., Conference Room 901.
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Immersive Learning Series by Request
Topics: Review relevant examples and discuss ways to integrate VR/AR into the teaching and learning
environment. Request a session for your department or team via the request form:
Examples can focus on the use of VR/AR in Humanities, Social Sciences, Environmental Studies,
Journalism, Art and Design, New Media Narratives or Suggest your own topic via the form. For
additional questions contact Maya Georgieva at maya@newschool.edu
Sessions will take place in the XReality Center, 71 Fifth Avenue, 9th floor.

Please register for any of the sessions above via the form. If you unable to make the dates/times listed
in the schedule or wish to meet one-on-one you can request an individual session by writing directly to
Maya Georgieva - maya@newschool.edu.