Doug Fisher Archives
Jan. 8, 2016—Harnessing the power of computers to help create an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable future – that is the purpose of a major new grant issued by the National Science Foundation.
Aug. 20, 2015—Douglas H. Fisher, the inaugural director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL), is stepping down from his managerial role at VIDL, effective Aug. 24, 2015, in order to devote more time to his important role as the faculty director of Warren College.
Jan. 27, 2014—Construction on Warren and Moore colleges, which expand Vanderbilt’s residential college model to central campus, is nearing completion.
Jan. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland have teamed up to offer the first trans-institutional sequence of coordinated MOOCs. The sequence focuses on connecting handheld devices with cloud services to offer learners an opportunity to explore a topic in-depth across multiple MOOCs.
Nov. 27, 2013—The new Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning is digging into its work to research, innovate and support digital learning with a new website, a new program to fund faculty exploration of digital learning, graduate fellows, a faculty advisory committee and more.
Aug. 20, 2013—As a new academic year begins, so does the work of a select group of faculty charged with addressing university issues and helping to plan for Vanderbilt’s future.
Aug. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt University seeks to be on the leading edge of the MOOC field with the opening of its Institute for Digital Learning.
Jun. 21, 2013—Best practices for the use of the massive online open courseware platform Coursera among Tennessee colleges and universities will be discussed at a seminar 1-5 p.m. June 24 at Vanderbilt University.
May. 29, 2013—Massive open online courses and other digital learning platforms will be the focus of a new institute being launched this fall at Vanderbilt University.
Jan. 17, 2013—In this webinar with Coursera, Vanderbilt's Doug Fisher and a panel of experts from other universities discuss the "flipped classroom" model and other learning possibilities offered by participation in massive, open, online course platforms like Coursera. Fisher is associate professor of computer science and of computer engineering.