During this past semester, teams of students in New York and Buenos Aires archived murals, graffiti, performances, and installations in selected neighborhoods of the two cities, using tablets and GIS software.
Instructional technologists consult with faculty to help them determine the best ways to integrate innovative pedagogy and state-of-the-art media into courses.
For most students, orientation means sitting through hours of presentations and speeches. At NYU Stern’s MBA program, it’s a little bit different. Since 2013, new students participate in the Langone Lab, a two-day experiential program. Students participate in a design-thinking experience where they use cutting-edge mobile technology and applications to come up with actual product prototypes that they present to professors and peers.
In early November of 2014, members of the NYU community came together to see if their creative thinking could help “hack” the Ebola outbreak and provide government leaders and health professionals with new solutions for containing the disease’s spread.
Many NYU students and faculty currently use GIS. Cultural history classes analyze the migration patterns of New York’s immigrant groups, marine biology classes record soil and water samples, and classes in public health compare the epidemiology of infectious diseases.
The instructional technologists in NYU IT’s Global Learning and Innovation (GLI) team consult with faculty to help them determine the best ways to integrate innovative pedagogy and state-of-the-art media into lessons and courses.
Learning Portfolio is a service that will help students store and access their academic materials at anytime, from anywhere, so that they later can be presented to prospective employers or graduate programs.
For a little over a year now, over 350 organizations that are part of NYU’s Center for Student Activities, Leadership and Service have been using Orgsync, an online tool to list calendars, schedule events, track membership, and communicate to members.
For NYU’s student developers, writing code is not always the most challenging part; it is getting access to the large amount of data that a successful app requires.