HCC joins Sony Future Learning Collaborative
Oct 24, 2018
Houston Community College is one of only 11 institutions of higher education selected to participate in the Sony Electronics Future Learning Collaborative, an initiative designed to foster open and candid dialogue among higher education institutions about the role of technology in supporting teaching and learning.
Butch Herod, director of HCC’s West Houston Institute says, “HCC’s participation in the Sony Collaborative places it at the forefront of researching, testing, and evaluating innovative technologies, and teaching and learning methods to more effectively engage our students and to help ensure their success.”
The Collaborative includes ten other colleges and universities, which are working together with Sony designers and researchers to develop new classroom technologies and enable more effective teaching methods. The goal is to create a deeper and more immersive learning experience for students.
In addition to HCC, members of the Collaborative include:
- American University
- Arizona State University
- Dartmouth College
- Duke University
- Indiana University
- Montclair State University
- Northwestern University
- San Francisco State University
- University of California San Diego
- University of Central Florida