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Teaching and Learning
The strategic use of information technology has the ability to transform teaching and learning helping institutions realize EDUCAUSE’s mission of "transforming education through information technologies." All institutions have made educating learners a critical priority. Technology is a means, not an end, toward that goal.
EDUCAUSE focuses on understanding learners, aligning learning principles and practices together and integrating learning technology—all with the goal of improving student success. EDUCAUSE members also benefit from tools and techniques that enable them to deliver high quality academic programs and support services in a flexible manner. The strategic use of information technology can enhance student engagement, improve access, and make services more convenient. As IT is integrated into the academic enterprise, a number of other issues are raised such as financing, policies, faculty involvement, and assessment.
We encourage you to explore EDUCAUSE’s resources on teaching and learning. These include the work of our members as well as material contributed from EDUCAUSE's strategic initiative, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. We hope you will find the material of use and encourage you to contribute to future EDUCAUSE activities in teaching and learning.
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EDUCAUSE Library Items for Teaching and Learning
- Expanding the Concept of Literacy
January 1, 2002
Elizabeth Daley urges the definition of literacy be expanded to acknowledge the prevalence of the multimedia language of the screen or our everyday lives. Technology is enabling these alternative m…
- The Shakespeare Electronic Archive: Tools for Online Learning and Scholarship
January 1, 2003
At MIT, digital online collections are used to supplement print texts, thus allowing performance-based multi-media and additional electronic resources to enrich the Shakespeare teaching and resear…