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Post-OLC Innovate 2017 Reflection

Post-OLC Innovate, 2017: A Collaborative Reflection
A story of travel delays and brave MSU presenters. Hub staff offers a reflection on the Online Learning Consortium in New Orleans.
By Dave Goodrich, Instructional Designer and Breana Yaklin, Instructional Designer

This year, we had a large representation from Michigan State University (MSU) at OLC’s Innovate conference down in New Orleans in early April.

Congratulations, Hub Class of 2017

Congratulations!

We’re sad to see our six 2017 graduates move on, but so proud of everything they’ve done for the Hub and MSU. Here’s a look back at their favorite moments, and a bit of advice for other students.

 

A collage of students with the text "Congratulations, Hub Class of 2017!" overlaid on top.

Much of the work at the Hub wouldn’t be possible without the support from our interns.

Learning Design Strategy Workshop: Feedback and Continuing Conversation

Leigh Graves Wolf, Assistant Director at the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology

The purpose of the Learning Design Strategy (LDS) at Michigan State University is to: inspire innovation, shape behavior, and guide decisions. The LDS, as it currently exists, is a set of heuristics which have been designed to help make decisions about how we design learning experiences that are shaped by our values,

Meet the Hub Team

By Teal Amthor-Shaffer, Director of Engagement; Caroline White, Learning Technology Designer; & Hanna Kielar, Engagement Assistant

One very important element currently missing from the Hub’s digital presence are the people on our team. If you follow us on Twitter or pay attention to #MSUHub, then you may have some idea of the talented crew working on our projects,

The Role of Audience: Blogging Tips for Academics, Part 2

Infographic titled, “Quick Tips for Blog Posts.” Infographic is organized into three main sections, making a triangular-like shape. The sections are labeled “Audience,” “Author,” and “Post,” with the title of the infographic centered in the middle of the three sections, as well as the middle of the infographic. Each section features an image and three questions. The “Author” section features an image depicting multiple people (three) and the following three questions: Who are you? Who do you want to be? And what style will you use to get there? The “Audience” section features an image depicting a larger group of people (five) and the following three questions: Who is your audience? What are you hoping to achieve with them? And how will you do it? The “Post” section features an image depicting a blog post and the following three questions: How does form accomplish your purpose? How does platform accomplish your purpose? And how does promotion accomplish your purpose? The infographic uses a combination of White and Spartan Green font and background colors.

Tips to get you thinking about the role of audience when writing for a blog

Cross-posted on the Inside Teaching MSU Blog, this post (and the others in this “Blogging Tips” series) represents not only a newly-established relationship between the Hub and Inside Teaching at Michigan State University,

Scrum: A Look Inside the Hub’s Weekly Stand-up Meeting

By Jessica Knott, Learning Design Manager and Caroline White, Learning Technology Designer

If you walk into the Hub around 10 AM on a Monday morning, you will see our team gathered on Main Street, looking at our project boards and sharing status updates during our weekly stand-up meeting. Our first post about our process,

A Space to Act Differently

Jeff Grabill, wearing a lavender shirt, addresses seated faculty during a meeting.

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,

The Role of Online Program Managers in the Ever-Changing Online and Digital Learning Landscape

The Role of Online Program Managers in the Ever-Changing Online and Digital Learning Landscape
An interview with Josh Fauske, Sales Director for All Campus.
By Jerry Rhead
This article was cross-posted from rheadmore.wordpress.com.

The digital and online learning landscape is continually evolving. Michigan State University’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology works to understand this evolution and informs MSU stakeholders regarding the latest market intelligence and global program opportunities.

Art and Science in Review

Art and Science in Review

Bill Heinrich, Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology Christy Stehouwer, MSU Neighborhoods Katherine Hagman, MSU Science Festival Kelly High McCord, MSU NeighborhoodsMarcus Sanderlin, MSU Career Services Mike Hicks, Department of Residence Education and Housing Services Peter Carrington, W.J. Beal Botanical Garden Roxanne Truhn, MSU Science FestivalBuilt on an unlikely collaboration of MSU units, Peter Carrington’s exhibit, Art and Science: Putting Your Passion to Work, welcomed novel audience experiences of art and meaning for students as well as a few lessons for planning and assessing the impacts of art installations in public-facing university spaces.

After the Post It Notes are Gone – Thoughts on Design Thinking in Academia

Artifacts from MSU Hub design thinking exercises.

Leigh Graves Wolf, Assistant Director here at MSU Hub, reflects on some of our recent work. This post originally appeared on her blog.

At the end of one of the MSU Faculty Development seminars I facilitated back in March Dr. Chivukula made an observation during the Applying Design Thinking to Academic Plans workshop.

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