January 24, 2015

Across Boundaries: Delivering on Edtech’s Promise

December 5, 2014

(Adelphi, Md., Dec. 5, 2014) – The University System of Maryland's Center for Academic Innovation at its inaugural Leading Academic Change Summit, co-hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, identified two leading barriers to academic innovation: shortage of funding and institutional culture.

“The Summit connected individuals from across institutions who are dedicated to academic change work,” said MJ Bishop, Director, USM Center for Academic Innovation. “It gave us a chance to exchange ideas and aspirations, and discover what is working to create the most effective and efficient learning environments that enhance student success.”
October 14, 2014

Maryland Open Source Textbook Initiative

The USM’s Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) shares the USM Student Council’s (USMSC) are collaborating on the Maryland Open Source Textbook (MOST) initiative, which is providing interested faculty with opportunities to explore the feasibility of adopting open-source materials for use in their courses.