The Future of Digital Education

A collection of podcasts and blog posts discussing the role of technology in education


DigitalEd and What To Do With All This Data – Dr. Steve Furino

Listen as Dr. Steve Furino, Assistant Dean of Online Studies at the University of Waterloo discusses how to analyze the data collected in instructional technology platforms with Dr. Jim Cooper. In the second part of their discussion below, Steve and Jim talk about DigitalEd, the new digital education spinoff company from Maplesoft.

The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo (UW) has the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world and has been offering online mathematics courses since 2003. Over 21,000 UW students per year enroll in online for-credit math courses and the number of unique users visiting UW’s open educational resources in the hundreds of thousands each year. UW understands the challenges that online math and other STEM development projects encounter, and has made great progress in overcoming many of them.

written by: Matt