Category: Informal learning

Personalized Learning is Really About Teacher Adaptivity

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

By Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology & Director of MSU Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology

This post is the third in a series about ed tech. For more on this topic, please see Part 1 and Part 2.

I am writing about “personalized learning,” but with a focus on teachers.

Crafting Student Employment Experience – One Semester In

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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,

Join Us for a Conversation about Science Gallery

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Join us on Friday, May 12 for a panel discussion about Science Gallery!

What exactly is Science Gallery? And why is MSU’s partnership with Science Gallery to start a Lab in Detroit so exciting?

These questions and more will be answered at our panel discussion with Science Gallery International leadership.

The Role of the Post: Blogging Tips for Academics, Part 3

Infographic titled, “Quick Tips for Blog Posts.” Infographic is organized into three main sections, making a triangular-like shape. The sections are labeled “Audience,” “Author,” and “Post,” with the title of the infographic centered in the middle of the three sections, as well as the middle of the infographic. Each section features an image and three questions. The “Author” section features an image depicting multiple people (three) and the following three questions: Who are you? Who do you want to be? And what style will you use to get there? The “Audience” section features an image depicting a larger group of people (five) and the following three questions: Who is your audience? What are you hoping to achieve with them? And how will you do it? The “Post” section features an image depicting a blog post and the following three questions: How does form accomplish your purpose? How does platform accomplish your purpose? And how does promotion accomplish your purpose? The infographic uses a combination of White and Spartan Green font and background colors.

Tips to get you thinking about the role of the post when writing for a blog.
Inside Teaching MSU

Cross-posted on the Inside Teaching MSU Blog, this post (and the others in this “Blogging Tips” series) represents not only a newly-established relationship between the Hub and Inside Teaching at Michigan State University,

The Role of Authorship: Blogging Tips for Academics, Part 1

Tips to get you thinking about the role of authorship when writing for a blog.

Cross-posted on the Inside Teaching MSU Blog, this post (and the others in this “Blogging Tips” series) represents not only a newly-established relationship between the Hub and Inside Teaching at Michigan State University,

Building Disability Empathy

Building Disability Empathy
James Jackson explores how cultivating simple, personal interactions can allow us to see disability from a more personal, empathetic lens.
By James Jackson, EIT Accessibility Coordinator

A few months ago, I was given the opportunity to participate in an Ask Me Anything event on the Knowledge Commons platform,

Why Choose Video? Part 2

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What goes into the video production process, and a strategic guide with MSU resources for creating a really great video.
By Nate Evans, Manager, Digital Content & Alyssa Bradley, Media Production Specialist
What are your course goals?

It is important to understand your course goals and objectives before making a decision about whether to include video in your course.

Why Choose Video? Part 1

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Why you might consider utilizing video in your courses and the advantages and disadvantages it provides.
By Nate Evans, Manager, Digital Content & Alyssa Bradley, Media Production Specialist

How much video did you watch today?

Think about it for a moment.

Here’s my video-watching journal from yesterday:

  1. I watched the news for 40 minutes while getting ready for work.

Introducing the #iteachmsu EdChat

A recap of the first ITMSU Twitter Chat, which took place on December 1st, 2016
By Erik Skogsberg and Sarah Gretter
This article was cross-posted at Inside Teaching MSU.

How do you connect people who are passionate about teaching and learning across a big institution like MSU?

Become Part of the MSU Teaching and Learning Community with Dec. 1st #iteachmsu Chat

Join us at the Hub on December 1st for a Twitter Chat, facilitated by Inside Teaching MSU

Want to be part of a community dedicated to promoting teaching and learning innovation and student success across MSU?

Join us on December 1st for the launch of Inside Teaching MSU’s first twitter chat!

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