Learning about Assessing Learning

Dr. Chris Gilliard addresses a group in the Hub.

A personal reflection on big data ethics in education
By Dave Goodrich, Instructional Designer

I’ve been wrestling with questions related to big data ethics recently:

  • How is student data being used in education that could potentially impact students in negative ways?
  • In what ways are student data being accidentally used insensitively,

Learning, Teaching, and a Culture of Care

"We need to be courageous enough to create space for change and the new language that will facilitate that change." - Jeff Grabill

By Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology

A number of faculty, students, and staff have been working on a new approach to educator professional development. It is an inclusive and community-based framework for how we can all grow as teachers and learners. It has been clear to each of us that this effort is,

Episode 5(c) – Planning for the Future with Coursera (Department of Media and Information)

We’re doing things a little differently on the Hubcast this month. Instead of one conversation, we’re are releasing three.  Each of these episodes is a conversation with a different college or department within MSU. While the questions were similar, the responses varied based on the needs, and goals of each organization.

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Epside 5(b) – Planning for the Future with Coursera (College of Music)

We’re doing things a little differently on the Hubcast this month. Instead of one conversation, we’re are releasing three.  Each of these episodes is a conversation with a different college or department within MSU. While the questions were similar, the responses varied based on the needs, and goals of each organization.

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Episode 5(a) – Planning for the Future with Coursera (College of Arts and Letters)

Intersecting Yellow, Red and Blu Circles, with five Ay over them.

We’re doing things a little differently on the Hubcast this month. Instead of one conversation, we’re are releasing three.  Each of these episodes is a conversation with a different college or department within MSU. While the questions were similar, the responses varied based on the needs, and goals of each organiza

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Building Reflection Into Teaching

The Red Cedar River in winter, trees reflected in the water.

By Denise Acevedo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures

Transforming Teaching Through Reflective Writing: Reflections of Michigan State University Writing Faculty (TTTRWE) is a year-long project that combines the reflective works from To Teach With Soft Eyes (League for Innovation,

IT MSU-Hub Graduate Fellows: 2017

ITMSU-Hub Graduate Fellows: 2017

 

We would like to take a moment to thank our inaugural IT MSU-HUB Fellows for their work during 2017.  The IT MSU-Hub fellowship is a collaboration between the Graduate School and The MSU Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology.  The graduate fellows spent Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 as participant observers with faculty and academic staff working on educational design projects across the university.

Tracking Co-Curricular Contributions to Student Success at MSU

Students present at UURAF

By Heather Shea, Assistant Program Director, Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment

For several decades now, evidence collected by higher education scholars (e.g., Astin, 1993; Cress, Astin, Zimmerman-Oster, & Burkhardt, 2001; Kuh, 2008; Wolf-Wendel, Ward, & Kinzie, 2009) indicates that student involvement in purposeful out-of-class or “co-curricular” activities has positive effects on students’ academic success,

A Tale of Two Projects: Considering UX Research

Title and subtitle read: "A Tale of Two Projects: Considering UX Research." Four silhouettes of people are in the bottom right corner in blue, yellow, red, and green.

By Nick Noel, Instructional Designer

I started my career in academia firmly rooted in technology. Specifically, I was on the front line support of hardware and software utilized in classrooms. My day was spent thinking about technology, how it could be used, how it could fail, and what would be needed if it did fail.

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