Category: Design challenge

Introducing the Why Does it Matter Series!

Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash

Ahhhh, October. Leaves are falling, apples are orcharding and pumpkin spice is… everywhere. I’m Dr. Jess Knott and I’m currently your content concierge for all things Hub-like and digital. In homage to changing seasons, the month of October will see an MSU Hub blog series featuring yours truly along with Brendan Guenther,

Funding alert! Announcing the CFP for Round 2 of the Catalyst Innovation Program

Our job is to  always have our eye on digital learning futures here at MSU, and with this call I want to help you change the way you think about and approach the student experience! - Jess Knott

I have been busy this summer. If you’re my father you might ask – “Wait – isn’t higher ed like having the summer off?” My answer? A vigorous no. As mentioned earlier this summer, we at the Hub are here to help you accelerate your ideas and try new,

Questioning the Compliance Narrative

Could we begin to understand students as people who are interested in learning and growth for higher purposes beyond just compliance and grades?

I recently attended the 3rd annual Spring Conference on Student Learning and Success at MSU. The first year it ran, it was a joining of a couple of similar events across campus that previously had been taking place simultaneously. This year, there were more added to the party.

The Graduate School/MSU Hub Fellowship

The Graduate School and Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology at Michigan State University welcome you to innovate with us, influence the future of higher education, and further develop as teacher-leaders and public scholars by becoming a Graduate School/MSU Hub fellow.

Through the fellowship, graduate students will be exposed to intellectual spaces at MSU where innovation in teaching and learning is occurring – within collaborative projects between academic departments and the MSU-Innovation Hub (“the Hub”).

After the Post It Notes are Gone – Thoughts on Design Thinking in Academia

Artifacts from MSU Hub design thinking exercises.

Leigh Graves Wolf, Assistant Director here at MSU Hub, reflects on some of our recent work. This post originally appeared on her blog.

At the end of one of the MSU Faculty Development seminars I facilitated back in March Dr. Chivukula made an observation during the Applying Design Thinking to Academic Plans workshop.

MSU College of Veterinary Medicine Kicks Off Reinvention

Thursday, May 19, 2016 was a day of design and collaboration for the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Four facilitators from MSU Hub—Leigh Graves Wolf, Assistant Director; Breana Yaklin, Instructional Designer; and student researchers/designers Chloe Foster and Caroline White—led more than 60 CVM faculty, students, alumni, staff,

Student Design Challenge: February 5, 2016

Hubbeacon_6Students: do you want to help identify new ways to collaborate, learn, research, and deliver instruction at MSU?

Student Design Challenge
Friday, February 5, 2016
2:00 – 4:00 pm
The Hive, Wilson Hall

MSU’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology was created to help advance Michigan State University by realizing a more active,