We, as a national center, aim to provide resources encouraging innovation across the field that supports, advances, and/or investigates the use of educational technology in higher education and birth through 21 learning environments. Check on this post to read more about Research within the CIDDL framework.

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Online course accessibility: A single path or multiple pathways to a single destination?

Author: Matthew Marino; info@ciddl.org Covid-19 first appeared in the United States last March, colleges and universities across the country scrambled to move courses from face-to-face into online formats. The transition …

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Designing for Use of Technology and Innovation

Author: CIDDL Team; info@ciddl.org Technologies designed based on UDL  The power of technology in improving student learning and engagement is contingent on its effective design and innovative use in various …

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Gamify Your Classroom

Author: Ling Zhang; info@ciddl.org What is gamification? Game it up! Let’s make learning more engaging and motivating! Gamification has become increasingly popular in non-game contexts. For education, gamification means that …

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Current State of Affairs: Technology in Preparation Programs

Author: CIDDL Team; info@ciddl.org Despite innovations in digital technology and instructional design, tools to improve student engagement, and opportunities for digital learning, multiple decades of research in educator preparation and …

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AI Episode 3: Implications for Thought Leaders and Policy Developers

Author: Matthew Marino; info@ciddl.org In Episode 1 and Episode 2, we briefly described Artificial Intelligence in education and discussed how an AI teaching assistant looks like. To continue the conversation, what will the …