The #iteachmsu Commons is an initiative that has been in the making for almost five years, driven by educators, for educators. Initially, Melissa McDaniels of The Graduate School and a group of graduate Teaching Assistants launched “Inside Teaching MSU” as a space for graduate student educators to share their teaching ideas and learn from each other through workshops.
By Nick Noel, Instructional Designer
As part of MSU’s Serious Game Certificate, I had been tasked with prototyping a game that solved a problem that I saw in my work. As an Instructional Designer, the concept of Active Learning is near and dear to me, so I chose to create a game that challenged players to develop active learning strategies that incorporated technology.
Seeing and understanding the work of the Hub: project boards on Main Street
By Teal Amthor-Shaffer, Gerald Rhead, and Erik Skogsberg
A walk down Main Street at MSU’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology is an invitation to collaborate. Main Street, the Hub’s primary thoroughfare, intersects our space in Wells Hall and takes visitors through the central artery channelling and coordinating our day-to-day activities.
A Space to Act Differently
A discussion on the Hub’s intentional open office design
By Caroline White, Rashad Muhammad, and Nick Noel
In December 2015, the Hub team gathered to discuss the first project of the Hub: the Hub itself. Until then, we had primarily operated through Slack,