Category: Assessment

Crafting Student Employment Experience – One Semester In

Close up of a student persona card hanging on a door

Crafting Student Employment Experience – One Semester In
A reflection on the student employee experience at the Hub, and how it can evolve.
By Nick Noel

Nearly a semester has gone by since I last discussed crafting an intentional student employee experience. This idea grew out of my personal observations,

Learning Design Strategy Workshop: Feedback and Continuing Conversation

Leigh Graves Wolf, Assistant Director at the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology

The purpose of the Learning Design Strategy (LDS) at Michigan State University is to: inspire innovation, shape behavior, and guide decisions. The LDS, as it currently exists, is a set of heuristics which have been designed to help make decisions about how we design learning experiences that are shaped by our values,

Careers, Love Potions, and Grilled Meat: Adventures in Structures and Functions, a Dispatch from Nairobi

Careers, Love Potions, and Grilled Meat: Adventures in Structures and Functions, a Dispatch from Nairobi
By Bill Heinrich, Director of Assessment

The dust, diesel fumes, and honking motorbikes in Nairobi overwhelmed all the senses. The open-market hawkers were making their livings from fresh fruits, vegetables, and ugali (a corn-meal staple).

Faculty Technology Use in Teaching: Results from a Recent Landscape Survey

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Faculty Technology Use in Teaching: Results from a Recent Landscape Survey
We asked MSU faculty what technologies they use in their teaching, and how they learned about them – here’s what they said.
By Jessica L. Knott, Learning Design Manager, MSU IT and MSU Hub

This post discusses the findings of the recent technology landscape survey that was sent to instructors at MSU.

Our Post-LMS University

Jeff Grabill, our Director, leads a discussion on the Radius project in the Hub's space. He is standing in front of a white board and talking to a group of seated faculty.

The second in a series of three musings, focused on Learning Management Systems.
By Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology & Director of MSU Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology

What does a “post-LMS” university look like? I asked this of a close colleague of mine who knows this terrain better than I do,

A Space to Act Differently

Jeff Grabill, wearing a lavender shirt, addresses seated faculty during a meeting.

A Space to Act Differently
A discussion on the Hub’s intentional open office design
By Caroline White, Rashad Muhammad, and Nick Noel

In December 2015, the Hub team gathered to discuss the first project of the Hub: the Hub itself. Until then, we had primarily operated through Slack,

On High Value Learning

On High Value Learning
Pedagogical patterns underlying High Impact Practices in higher education
By Bill Heinrich, Director of Assessment, The Hub and Jeno Rivera, Director Liberty Hyde Bailey Scholars Program & Assistant Professor, Residential College for the Arts and Humanities

Frequently enough, one of us will run across a student who tells us,

The Role of Online Program Managers in the Ever-Changing Online and Digital Learning Landscape

The Role of Online Program Managers in the Ever-Changing Online and Digital Learning Landscape
An interview with Josh Fauske, Sales Director for All Campus.
By Jerry Rhead
This article was cross-posted from rheadmore.wordpress.com.

The digital and online learning landscape is continually evolving. Michigan State University’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology works to understand this evolution and informs MSU stakeholders regarding the latest market intelligence and global program opportunities.

Competency-Based Learning Tracking Systems Demo

Competency-Based Learning Tracking Systems Demo

Want to know more about the implementation of competency-based curriculums at MSU and competency tracking systems that help facilitate the process?  Join us on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 for a conversation about and demonstration of competency-based programs and systems used around campus. This will take place from 10 am to 12 pm in the Flexspace at MSU Hub,