Resources – AI in Higher Education

For a panel on the use of AI to support student success, I’ve compiled a list of articles and links on the topic. Feel free to suggest additional resources that you think would be useful. Thanks to Samantha Adams Becker for her suggestions which contributed greatly. “Artificial Intelligence Exploration (AIx) at CSUN”: https://www.csun.edu/it/aix “Ask Tuffy”. […]

Badging Innovation

Since 2017, Cal State Innovate has awarded minigrants to members of the Cal State community to give them resources and recognition to encourage the exploration of new areas that have the potential to benefit our students. This innovation work has been led by staff and by faculty, and has included important contributions from students. With […]

A Return to Embodied Labs

When we last visited Embodied Labs, they had just moved from Chicago to a house in LA, they had just published their first VR title Alfred (simulating Alzheimer’s Disease and Macular Degeneration) and they had yet to prove that their concept of using VR to develop empathy in care givers would really work and find […]

Virtual Reality in real life

As part of my efforts to connect the CSU to promising innovations in Virtual Reality, I recently had the chance to visit the founder of Embodied Labs, Carrie Shaw. She and two of start-up team Ryan Lebar and Thomas Leahy have just relocated to Los Angeles from Chicago, living in a house on the west […]

Focus on Campus Innovation: Minigrants

In May, we announced the availability of $10,000 grants to support campus innovation, and early in June we released the list of nine proposals that have been funded for Fall 2017. We received more than 30 proposals from IT and Academic Technology Staff, as well as from faculty. Innovation areas included improving the student experience, […]

ITAC Survey Results – (part two of two)

The web site for CSU Innovate includes four areas of focus: Redesigning the Student Experience Cloud Migration Visual Interface Collaboration at a Distance Of these areas, the first two areas generated the most consistent interest levels from the respondents – a mean of 4.3/5 for student experience and 4.5/5 for cloud migration. The later two […]