EDUCAUSE Digital Learning Transformation Institute

Digital Learning Transformation Institute Details

The EDUCAUSE Digital Learning Transformation Institute is for professionals whose campus role involves envisioning, designing, and supporting meaningful change in the learning organization. The institute will equip learners with a framework to make informed decisions that can impact meaningful, context-based change opportunities. All sessions have been carefully designed to provide choice and options to suit different roles and contexts. Throughout the program, participants are immersed in a case-based experience while engaged in applied, active learning.

Key Competencies 

By the end of this competency, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the context and agency of your teaching and learning role.
  • Analyze outcomes that indicate growth or development in the learning organization.
  • Examine potential barriers and opportunities that may influence digital learning change initiatives

By the end of this competency, you will be able to:

  • Formulate clear and meaningful questions to drive decision-making for digital learning.
  • Gather relevant information to influence meaningful change in your learning organization.
  • Solicit feedback and information from relevant stakeholders to inform digital learning decision-making.
  • Demonstrate best practices and procedures for collecting/presenting data to stakeholders invested in digital learning transformation.

By the end of this competency, you will be able to:

  • Explore emergent technologies and contemporary trends that are affecting higher education broadly and the learning organization specifically.
  • Differentiate innovation from hype in digital learning.
  • Explore the relevance and value of contemporary educational and digital learning trends in a meaningful, context-driven manner.
  • Explore models of learning design, including the use of transformative technology.

By the end of this competency, you will be able to:

  • Identify models of design for effective learning projects.
  • Implement design thinking to develop an actionable transformation project.
  • Create an implementation plan and timeline for your digital learning transformation project.
  • Create a project plan document to drive organizational change via the transformation project.
  • Determine outcomes that can be used to gauge the effectiveness of your transformation project.

By the end of this competency, you will be able to:

  • Identify approaches to effective project management for learning projects.
  • Present digital learning ideas, initiatives, and projects in a manner that fosters action.
  • Explore strategies for collaboration to advance digital learning initiatives and innovations.
  • Implement a process to identify and address unexpected challenges or barriers to implementation.
  • Utilize best practices to communicate digital learning transformation to particular audiences.


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