Category: Student Success

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,

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,

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.  

Meet the Student Innovation Team

Meet the Student Innovation Team
Learn about the fantastic group of students helping the Hub tackle challenges in higher education

The Hub’s Student Innovation Team enhances higher education’s traditional model of project implementation by engaging student voices early in large-scale University challenges and opportunities. The team addresses challenges in curriculum and course development,

Crafting the Student Employee Experience

Close up of a student persona card hanging on a door

Crafting the Student Employee Experience
An introduction to the design of a collaborative work experience for student employees
By Nick Noel, Instructional Designer

There has been a great deal of transition within our organization. We have had to develop new processes in order to support the activities of the Hub,

Lines of Sight

The first in a series of three musings on educational technology.
By Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology & Director of MSU Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology

I occupy an interesting position. The conflict of interest officials at my university describe it as “conflicted,” which is true.

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,

Student Caring: A Call To Action

Amelia Gamel helps a student.

Student Caring: A Call To Action
In this reflection about student caring, Learning Experience Designer Dave Goodrich explores the question of what makes an effective teacher effective. Is there one common thread between faculty who engage and inspire students throughout their lives?
By Dave Goodrich

Good teachers possess a capacity for connectedness.