University of Rochester

Online Learning at the University of Rochester

Symposium Series

Every fall, the University of Rochester hosts a series of open forums to provide insight and promote dialogue about Online Learning with the community. Videos from prior events are available below.


Tuesday October 21 – Noon-1pm – Genrich-Rusling Room in LeChase Hall – “Coursera – Vision and Insights” from President and Co-Founder Dr. Daphne Koller, followed by comments from Professor Mark Zupan on his experience with his course on Coursera.

Friday November 14 – Noon- 1pm - Genrich-Rusling Room in LeChase Hall – “Vision and Directions of Online Learning in Higher Education”  by Dr. Darcy Hardy – Associate Vice President at Blackboard

Friday December 12 – Noon – 1pm – Genrich Rusling Room in LeChase Hall – “In their own words – online learning experiences from professors and students at the University of Rochester”


October 30, 2013 - Not a Secret Anymore: Online Courses at the University of Rochester!

November 11, 2013 -  Enabling Your Teaching and Your Students’ Learning with Free Online Resources: A Taste of MERLOT

December 12, 2013 - Phelps Colloquium - To MOOC or Not to MOOC?  Opportunities and Perils in Online Teaching


August 27, 2012 - Online Learning: New Frontiers in Education

November 5, 2012 - Open Faculty Forum : Online Education with 2U

December 13, 2012 - Open Faculty Forum: Online Learning Initiatives at Duke University