The Future of Digital Education

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


Inside and Outside Post-Secondary – Jim and Steve (Part 2)

Dr. Jim Cooper and Dr. Steven Furino review digital education, both inside and outside post-secondary education in the second of this four part discussion.

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. Listen as Dr. Steve Furino, Assistant Dean of Online Studies at the University of Waterloo discusses the history and future of digital education with Dr. Jim Cooper, President and CEO of Maplesoft, a leading provider of STEM-focused solutions for online education.

written by: Matt