Category: Reflection

Supporting Student Success through Proactive Advising

A group of advisers sit in a classroom.

By Dorcia Chaison, PhD, Director of Academic Advising and Undergraduate Programs, College of Ag. & Nat. Resources, Deb Dotterer, Assistant Dean, University Advisingm Kristy Dumont, Assistant Director for Student Affairs, College of Education, Charles Jackson, Academic Specialist, Student Success Initiative, Sadiq Mohammed, Academic Advisor, Honors College, and Breana Yaklin, Instructional Designer, Academic Technology and Hub for…

Safety Measures: Lessons in Collaboration

A camera and lenses sit on a table; there is a microphone on the camera and headphones next to it.

By Alyssa Bradley, Media Production Specialist “Why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up.” Now, while I’m no crime-fighting vigilante that dresses like a bat, this quote from the film Batman Begins really resonates with me, especially when it comes to the creative process. I’ve found that there’s often…

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…

OSU Innovate Conference Reflection

Seven people at a white round table at dinnertime. There is a crowd behind them.

OSU Innovate Conference Reflection By Dave Goodrich, Instructional Designer; Bill Heinrich, Director of Assessment; & Breana Yaklin, Instructional Designer A couple van loads of Spartans attended the OSU Innovate conference down in Columbus, Ohio on May 16. What a conference it was! We had a lot of good reflective conversations over dinner, while traveling, and…