VPTL Staff

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Online Exploratory Environment for the Digital Humanities

Lacuna Stories is an exploratory, interactive open source platform and online ecosystem that combines elements such as wikis, forums, text annotation, and blogging with novel scholarly engagement tools and with primary and secondary sources.

Online Multimodal "Textbook" for Chemical Engineering

Why an online “textbook”? Professor Chaitan Khosla and Lisa Hwang wanted to develop a textbook as a free, open educational resource that stayed current, used modern examples to illustrate concepts and could easily be adapted when another faculty member stepped in to teach the class down the road.

Real-world Examples Help in Interpreting Medical Statistics

Kristin Sainani wanted to provide public students with a foundational understanding of probability and statistics as well as to teach students the critical thinking skills they would need to evaluate statistics in medical studies and analyze data.