Category: Curriculum

MSU Teaching & Learning Spring Conference: Day 2

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A brief recap of the second day of the Teaching & Learning Spring Conference. On May 10, we welcomed Michelle Pacansky-Brock, who gave a keynote on digital tools for humanizing learning. It set a hopeful, resourceful tone for our conference.

On May 10, approximately two hundred MSU educators gathered in Wells Hall to connect and learn about one another’s teaching.

The First Ever MSU Teaching & Learning Spring Conference: Day 1

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A recap of the first day of the Teaching & Learning Spring Conference at MSU
by Blythe White with special thanks to Amy Martin.

The days between finals and the first summer term are a busy time for faculty and academic staff. In the past, many MSU units competed for academics’ time for their seminars and workshops.

Learning is Adapting – Are You?

Learning is Adapting – Are You?
By Jerry Rhead, Director of Academic Entrepreneurship, MSU Hub
This article was cross-posted from rheadmore.wordpress.com.

The higher education learning landscape is continually evolving.  Michigan State University and the HUB for Innovation in Learning and Technology strive to understand this evolution and inform stakeholders regarding the latest market intelligence and global program opportunities.  

Learning by Design: The Development of a Learning Design Strategy at Michigan State University

Learning by Design: The Development of a Learning Design Strategy at Michigan State University
By Dànielle DeVoss, Professor of Professional Writing & Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Programs

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Twelve years ago, I chaired one of the eight committees that advised the then-Associate Provost of Libraries,

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,

Learning Design Strategy at MSU

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learning-design-strategyWe need your feedback and invite you to collaborate on a Learning Design Strategy at Michigan State University.

The Learning Design Strategy is intended to empower the MSU community – academic units, departments, faculty and students – to make decisions about how we design learning experiences that are shaped by our values,

Collective Power: Reflecting on the all University Online & Hybrid MA/MS/Certificate Coordinators Collaborative

Collective Power: Reflecting on the all University Online & Hybrid MA/MS/Certificate Coordinators Collaborative

One of the tenants of the MSU Hub is “Collective Power.” As a Hub we “leverage, coordinate and scale MSU’s existing energies and creativity by connecting people, designing opportunities and facilitating innovation.”

On November 11th,

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,

Restructuring Veterinary Medicine to Reduce Student Debt/Stress

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Restructuring Veterinary Medicine to Reduce Student Debt/Stress

The financial and emotional costs of becoming a veterinarian are extremely high, but the profession’s starting salaries often don’t match up to this burden.

In an effort to reduce debt loads and enhance student success and wellness, Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM) is the first in the nation to begin restructuring its curriculum.