TLOS, a unit within Virginia Tech’s Division of Information Technology, is dedicated to the advancement of teaching and learning through the thoughtful application of technology to the teaching process and learning environments.

Recent Submissions

  • The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning 

    Hodges, Charles B.; Moore, Stephanie; Lockee, Barbara B.; Trust, Torrey; Bond, Mark Aaron (Educause, 2020-03-27)
    Well-planned online learning experiences are meaningfully different from courses offered online in response to a crisis or disaster. Colleges and universities working to maintain instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic ...
  • Beam TelePresence Robot White Paper 

    VTechTeams (Virginia Tech, 2014-03-03)
    Tech Teams is an engagement initiative sponsored by TLOS that brings together a small group of people from across the university to rapidly evaluate emerging technologies that have potential for use in teaching and learning ...
  • Course Development Plan Template 

    Williams, Daron; Cox, Larry A., II; Ofori, Eunice; Louvet, Matthew, Sr.; Nino, Miguel (Miko); Cui, Andy-Gouqiang (2020-01)
    The Course Development Plan (CDP) was designed as a job aid for faculty to use when working to revise or develop a technology-enhanced course. This document is used as part of a semester-long course (re)design with the aid ...
  • Development of an Interactive Human Body Digital Reusable Learning Object (RLO) to Provide Whole Body Systems-Based Learning in Vitamins and Minerals 

    Walz, Anita R.; Gallo, S.; Good, Deborah J.; Akers, J.; Baab, Lujean (2015-09-18)
    University teaching and learning of vitamins and minerals has been limited to a nutrient by nutrient approach. However, most vitamins and minerals play extensive roles in and interact with multiple body systems. Researchers ...
  • Student Produced Video 

    Voros, Gyorgyi (2014-06-06)
    In an online class, student produced video can be used to assess their learning by faculty or for peer reviewing purpose.