Rashmi Radhakrishnan, chief information office and vice president for Information Technology, is featured in an industry magazine, Toggle, on how Arcadia worked to redesign more than 600 courses over the past year so the content would translate meaningfully to digital platforms.
From the article:
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced students to leave campus, Arcadia University didn’t want to simply make classes remote.
University leaders and faculty wanted the courses tailored to the medium. With the help of administrators, professors and her IT team, vice president and CIO Rashmi Radhakrishnan helped redesign over 600 courses so the content would translate meaningfully to digital platforms.
In the past year, she also led the launch of a student engagement platform and is working on other digital resources for students. She says none of the work done during the pandemic would have been possible without everyone—IT and beyond—working together.
“I think the impact is so much more than course design,” Radhakrishnan says. “It brought us together as a community and changed our ways of thinking and solving problems.” Read more.