A learning system that demonstrates academic achievement through customizable badges.
Easily create mobile app/e-book hybrids which can replace classroom textbooks or course packs.
A social web experience catered to extending a student's connections beyond the classroom.
Developed to assist students with question and answer in a classroom setting. Can be seen in large classrooms across Purdue’s campuses.
Detects early warning signs and provides intervention to students who may not be performing to the best of their abilities before they reach a critical point.
September, 11 2012 - Purdue.edu
Purdue University has developed a pair of apps that make creating, awarding and displaying badges much easier.
October 13, 2010 - Educause.com
Despite their flaws as teaching and learning environments, large lectures remain a standard teaching approach because of their relatively low cost, ease of preparation, and long tradition in education.
October 13, 2010 - Purdue.edu
A pilot study of a new technology that lets students use Twitter and text messages during and after class has found that it increases student engagement and is used more often by higher-performing students.
October 11, 2010 - Purdue.edu
An academic technology developed and piloted at Purdue that warns students who are at risk of poor grades and facilitates intervention and support is being released nationally.
September 28, 2010 - Purdue.edu
A new application lets university students create online study groups within Facebook, and lets the participants synch and share documents via Dropbox.
December 2, 2009 - USAToday.com
Allisson Perconti doesn't raise her hand when she has a question in her personal finance class at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. She taps out a text message on her cellphone.
November 11, 2009 - Mashable.com
Students at Purdue University are experimenting with a new application developed at the school called Hotseat that integrates Facebook, Twitter, and text messaging to help students "backchannel" during class.
November 2, 2009 - Purdue.edu
College students have always talked about their classes, and lately the conversations have moved to Facebook, Twitter and text messages, often during the class lecture itself. Now, in a clever bit of educational jujitsu, an application developed at Purdue University uses those backchannel conversations to improve the students' learning.
September 1, 2009 - Purdue.edu
This fall Purdue University has launched a first-of-its-kind computerized system that will track student academic progress and warn students in real-time if they need work in certain areas.
August 27, 2009 - MSNBC.com
Digital engagement, student success
Mobility matters—especially at Purdue University. Purdue has developed and deployed a large suite of digital technologies designed to improve student success. Whether it is delivered though a mobile device, Facebook application, or web browser, these technologies are designed to connect the classroom with the class using the connections and devices common to students.
Professor Charles Calahan discussing Hotseat on the Big Ten Network.