Category: Student Success

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…

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…

Meet the Student Innovation Team

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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, space design, engagement…

Crafting the Student Employee Experience

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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, and many of us have…

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. During the time…

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, “Wow! That…

Student Caring: A Call To Action

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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. They are able…