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December 18, 2017

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November 29, 2017

Seminar looks at history of grades, future of documenting learning

University of Maryland professor Ethan Hutt discussed the history of the U.S. educational grading system during this semester's Provost's Seminar on Teaching, and posed questions to consider when rethinking the manner in which student achievements are presented.

April 20, 2017

Five faculty teams awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

For their creative and inventive approaches to improving student learning, five faculty projects led by Michael Cole, Mary Lou Dorf, Craig Regester, Stephen Rush and Adam Simon will be awarded the ninth annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.

January 18, 2017

Nominees sought for 2017 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes

Members of the university community have one last week to put forward their favorite examples of innovations in teaching by nominating them for the Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.

In its ninth year, the competition will award $5,000 to up to five faculty projects.

May 17, 2016

National leaders address what's next for engaged learning

"What would it take for every student at the University of Michigan to have a high-impact engaged learning experience?" That's approximately 7,000 experiences a year for undergraduates, using current enrollment trends.

"What if a common element of the Wolverine Experience was not just a seat in the northwest corner of the Big House?"

May 18, 2016

Funding still available for engaged learning projects

To keep the momentum going beyond the Third Century Initiative — which officially ends with U-M's Bicentennial in 2017 — the university is offering Transforming Learning for the Third Century-Networks for Engaged Teaching funds of up to $1,000.

September 2, 2015

Orientation engages excited new faculty and mentors

New faculty members got a head start on their U-M teaching and research careers at the New Faculty Orientation.

They picked up tips to help them succeed in the classroom through workshop sessions presented by the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning, and learned about the university during an information fair.

March 10, 2015

Provost's seminar focuses on high-impact engaged learning

One student's engaged learning experience changed her career path.

Lello Guluma went from a pre-health focus to being a Program in the Environment student after working on two projects, one abroad and one in the United States.

February 6, 2015

U-M teaching and learning professionals invited to virtual conference

A three-day conference of teaching and learning professionals from around the world will be broadcast to U-M staff and faculty for free Monday through Wednesday.

The Educause Learning Initiative Annual Meeting provides content and exploration of the toughest issues currently facing higher education.

October 30, 2014

STEM education reform a long-distance endeavor, not a sprint

Changing the face of STEM teaching at U-M will be a continuous journey, but it will alter "the relationship with students in important, fundamental ways," the keynote speaker at the October Provost’s Seminar on Teaching told a group of faculty Wednesday.

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