A new online educational innovation hub launched in ISU campus. An aim of the organization is to encourage the growth and use of E-learn approach. This hub was recognized by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. They provide the modernization, collaboration, quality and support to the learner.
Ann Marie VanDerZanden is director of the center and her role is to provide the leadership in meeting. She promotes and enhances teaching and culture through the internet. Currently she is director of the Iowa State University. She provides the individual faculty consultation and effective services for the scholars and creates a good syllabus too.
She said, “The online learning innovation hub will provide institutional leadership and support for faculty who are interested in implementing blended and fully wisdom approaches into their courses,” “[The center’s] staff will work closely with faculty in developing appropriate teaching approaches and integrating effective technologies to help students achieve course education goals”
Ralph Napolitano is an associate director of education center. He said that, the hub will come with the different improvement and goal. They have already launched a Blended Learning Roundtable discussion group, where leader and other share their experience. They have tied up with the Parks Library to provide instructional design support and services. Recently, they have launched the advance campus technology. Vanderzanden believes that the progression of courses can be very helpful to ISU students.
Napolitano said, “The establishment of the online learning innovation hub is the result of a proactive and purposeful approach to the comprehensive ecosystem at Iowa State University and a clear commitment to providing a rich, academic experience to all of our students,” “Indeed, we all live and learn in the internet environment every day.”
This is the best opportunity for everyone who wants to learn more but don’t have time; because this organization provides the various facilities for learner with experienced faculty and staff.