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Teaching Practices & Technology Platforms

by Francesca Socolick Jan 19, 2015
Many of the teaching and learning technologies being used or considered by a large number of U.S. colleges are offered at NYU; additionally, several of these services have already been integrated with NYU Classes, the University’s central learning management system. The University continues to expand the breadth of academic technologies available to support technology enhanced education, including an enhanced service model for instructional technology support designed to raise awareness about the services available to faculty, while also fostering collaboration across schools and departments. Read More

Technology, Connect - Information Technology at NYU, Academics | Article


NYU Poly Prototyping Fund Showcase

NYU’s Polytechnic School of Engineering (SoE) Prototyping Fund Showcase is a collaborative program offered by the Greenhouse at NYU Polytechnic SoE (sponsored by a VentureWell grant) and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute. It's one of an increasing number of innovation showcases occurring across the University. Each semester, ten teams of students receive up to $500 to build a hardware or software prototype.
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Augmented Reality

Imagine watching a televised football game and seeing the first down line marking the field. This virtual object that appears on the playing surface (sports scores during a TV match is another example) is, in fact, augmented reality in action. But the use of augmented reality (also known as AR) isn't just limited to the world of sports. Augmented reality is used every day to insert digital and virtual information into your real-world environment.
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NYU Tries to "Hack" Ebola

Members of the NYU community came together to see if their creative thinking could help “hack” the Ebola outbreak and provide government leaders and health professionals with new solutions for containing the disease’s spread. This hackathon was organized by The Greenhouse and the Design Tinkering Club at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in response to the challenge issued by USAID in conjunction with the open innovation platform OpenIDEO.
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  • Teaching Practices & Technology Platforms

    by Francesca Socolick Jan 19, 2015
    Many of the teaching and learning technologies being used or considered by a large number of U.S. colleges are offered at NYU; additionally, several of these services have already been integrated with NYU Classes, the University’s central learning management system. The University continues to expand the breadth of academic technologies available to support technology enhanced education, including an enhanced service model for instructional technology support designed to raise awareness about the services available to faculty, while also fostering collaboration across schools and departments.
    Read More
    Technology, Connect - Information Technology at NYU, Academics | Article

  • NYU Classes Upgrade During Winter Recess

    by Kyle Jordan Blythe Dec 3, 2014
    The NYU Classes Team is pleased to announce that, during Winter Recess 2014, NYU Classes will be upgraded to the most recent release of its underlying software, Sakai. This upgrade will provide our users with an updated, cleaner user interface, as well as functional enhancements to a number of existing tools. Together, the features of this upgrade will provide an improved user experience for the NYU community.
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    Technology, Connect - Information Technology at NYU, Teaching and Learning | Article

  • NYU Tries to "Hack" Ebola

    by Madeline Friedman Dec 2, 2014
    Members of the NYU community came together to see if their creative thinking could help “hack” the Ebola outbreak and provide government leaders and health professionals with new solutions for containing the disease’s spread. This hackathon was organized by The Greenhouse and the Design Tinkering Club at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in response to the challenge issued by USAID in conjunction with the open innovation platform OpenIDEO.
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    Connect - Information Technology at NYU, Technology, New & Emerging Technology | Article

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