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A faculty member learns how to record course content in Digital Learning’s multimedia studio.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is hosting Digital Learning Week April 8-12 to highlight how UT’s Digital Learning unit works with academic units to expand access for online learners worldwide. Several in-person and online workshops are planned for the week.

Digital Learning is focused on advancing UT’s commitment to discovery, learning and engagement, specifically for fully online students. Its support for distance students through initiatives like Digital Learning Week allows UT to offer more pathways than ever to a college degree.

Featured Events

Digital Learning’s Supports for Academic Units
Monday, April 8, 2 to 3 p.m.
Student Union Room 270 (livestream available)

Meet the Digital Learning team to learn more about the creation of the office and how it is making UT degrees more accessible.

InScribe Demo
Monday, April 8, 4 to 5 p.m.

Learn about InScribe, a tool that can take the standard Canvas message board to new levels.

The Learners Served by UT’s Online Programs
Tuesday, April 9, 10 to 11 a.m.

During this panel discussion, three faculty and staff administrators will discuss what it means to build academic pathways supporting working adult students and how those students transform the university.

Developing and Delivering Asynchronous Courses
Tuesday, April 9, 2 to 3 p.m.

Join a panel of three faculty members as they discuss the successes and challenges of their online asynchronous teaching journeys and share innovative techniques that foster student engagement.

The Engaged Online Course Review
Wednesday, April 10, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Join Digital Learning’s engaged online course coordinator to learn more about UT’s online course design rubric and course review process.

Collaboration and Faculty Communities of Practice
Wednesday, April 10, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Learn how Digital Learning is building new faculty networks and collaboration spaces to share new ways of teaching and learning in the online modality.

Multimedia Studio Open House
Wednesday, April 10, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Digital Learning Multimedia Studio, 2309 Kingston Pike

Opened in late 2022, Digital Learning’s multimedia studio hosts a wide range of technologies to support faculty in developing online course materials, including lecture capture rooms, 360-degree cameras, 3D scanners, and augmented and virtual reality. Visit the studio to see demonstrations and receive consulting for future courses from Digital Learning’s instructional design, video production and interactive development teams.

Panel of Online Leaders
Thursday, April 11, 3:45 to 5 p.m.
College of Communication and Information, Scripps Convergence Lab, Ed Ingle Theater (livestream available)

Hear from an engaging moderated panel with online and professional education leaders. Topics will include panelists’ professional journeys, how online learning has impacted their universities, and future trends.

Marketing Analytics and Online Student Recruitment
Friday, April 12, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Join Digital Learning’s marketing and technology teams as they provide insights into the new digital marketing infrastructure that supports academic units offering online programs.

Friday Brown Bag: What We’ve Learned
Friday, April 12, noon to 1 p.m.

Hear about and share key takeaways from the week’s sessions.

UT faculty, staff and students can register for Digital Learning Week events through the university’s workshop platform.


Maggie Palmer (865-974-3993,