The OIRT Blog: Instructional Technology

The instructional design team is pleased to announce a Political Science course we have supported has received official Quality Matters recognition!  This is only the third course at Rutgers to do so, and the first within the School of Arts & Sciences! (We featured the course’s instructor, Dan Herman in a video featurette.) How does a course get […]

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InfoComm is North America’s largest audiovisual trade show and conference for creative, technical professionals looking for new technology solutions and innovative practices in the industry. This year InfoComm attracted over 44,000 visitors and featured more than 950 exhibitors—- making it the biggest InfoComm ever! InfoComm gives AV professionals working in the educational sector unique learning […]

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Have you ever heard students complaining about having to travel off their main campus for just one class? A large percentage of our students have a similar gripe which is why RU decided to create the Synchronous Lecture Halls.  Currently there are two of these learning spaces on the New Brunswick campus, located in the […]

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Two students enroll in the same program, at the same university. Student A completes all of her coursework. Student B also completes all of her coursework, but also maintains a leadership position in a student organization, works in a research lab, and completes an internship. And yet, at the end of their final semester, both […]

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For the last 14 years, the New Media Consortium has issued an annual Horizon Report, detailing six key trends, six significant challenges, and six technologies that it predicts will soon impact colleges and universities. Over the past few years we have witnessed the vast impact that technology has had in Higher Education which is why […]

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