By John Duley
This is the third post in a guest series by John Duley. Here, he discusses how one housing property is building community and educating students in technology and communication.
This series is about a very serious problem for us as a people, members of the richest country in the world.
A Tale of Two Projects: Considering UX Research
By Nick Noel, Instructional Designer
I started my career in academia firmly rooted in technology. Specifically, I was on the front line support of hardware and software utilized in classrooms. My day was spent thinking about technology, how it could be used, how it could fail, and what would be needed if it did fail.
Let’s Talk About the Next Generation of Learning Systems at MSU
By Bill Hart-Davidson, Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Education
This Fall, with the help of colleagues Brendan Guenther & Mark Hodgins from the Hub, I’ve been hosting some structured conversations about learning and the very large systems — “enterprise systems” as they are known in the world of information technology —
Assessing Education Needs
By John Duley
This is the second post in a guest series by John Duley. Here, he discusses what changes need to occur in our education system. He hopes you will join the conversation in comments below.
Since the advent of Information Technology, questions have been raised about the adequacy of our education system.
Bridging the gap between traditional classroom and asynchronous learning experiences.
By Rashad Muhammad, Instructional Designer, and Gwyn Shelle, Instructional Technology Specialist
Have you ever been excited about attending a webinar or web meeting only to have a terrible experience? Sure you have, let me refresh your memory. Microphones weren’t muted;
Plotting Your Course on Coursera
By Alyssa Bradley, Nick Noel, with contributions from Emily Brozovic, Angela Martin, and Gerald Rhead
If you’ve read our previous Coursera post (MOOCs and MSU) then you know that Michigan State University has had great success on the Coursera platform. This success is not only from a revenue generation standpoint,
Safety Measures: Lessons in Collaboration
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.
The MSU Teaching & Learning Spring Conference: Day 3
On May 11, the Teaching and Learning Spring Conference showcased more MSU educators and technologies. The highlight of the day was the lunchtime Twitter #edchat, with many using Twitter for the first time and engaging in a fast-paced digital dialogue about teaching and learning.
Overall, the conference was well attended,
MSU Teaching & Learning Spring Conference: Day 2
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
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.