In the four years since the University of Michigan announced a centralized effort to promote digital learning and two years after U-M's president announced Academic Innovation as a major initiative, the university has experienced more than 7 million enrollments in online learning opportunities that involved people in 190 countries.
A recent NBC News headline reads “Americans are divided over everything except division.”
The article and many others of late make similar claims: Those in the United States who disagree strongly on many issues at least can agree that this is an extremely divided nation.
Beginning Sept. 4, the University of Michigan’s 583,000 alumni worldwide can join faculty, staff and students from all three campuses to earn individual course and course series certificates offered by Michigan Online at no cost.
The University of Michigan will prioritize strategic investments in undergraduate education and increased access and affordability for Michigan residents in the coming fiscal year, according to the 2019 general fund budget for the Ann Arbor campus approved June 21 by the Board of Regents.
At Skyline High School in Ann Arbor paper rocket ships help students improve their reading comprehension.
Ever have someone say you would be a good manager but you hesitate to go for a leadership role because you don't feel qualified?
Have you ever designed a course and wished you could pull in the expertise of other colleagues on campus?
As the University of Michigan continues to expand its digital learning portfolio, the Office of Academic Innovation has a new gateway for one-stop access to online courses and learning experiences created by Michigan faculty and instructional teams.
For more than 12 hours overnight, University of Michigan students, faculty and other participants protested the Vietnam War in 1965 through a series of debates, presentations and seminars.
Online learners may soon have three new University of Michigan master's degree options through a partnership with Coursera — one in the growing field of applied data science, a first-of-its-kind program in public health, and an advanced program in construction engineering and management.
Academic innovation at the University of Michigan is growing rapidly, and faculty who have yet to get involved have an opportunity this fall to hear about new developments and take the plunge, leaders of the campus initiative say.
A new massive open online course series offered by the University of Michigan will provide advanced training in management to public librarians, many of whom say they have to learn most of those skills on the job.
As Florida assesses the damage from Hurricane Irma, Texas continues to rebuild from Harvey and meteorologists keep their eyes on Jose, University of Michigan experts in weather events and their aftermath offer the public a new Teach-Out on hurricanes.
Four new teach-outs in August and September will focus on technological advances that have changed the way we live, civil rights and civil liberties in the current political environment, and a silent epidemic that impacts the health of millions.
The second round of the short, weekend-long global learning opportunities will focus on:
Building on the success of its first online teach-outs, the Office of Academic Innovation is inviting faculty to propose another round of the weekend-long learning experiences that are based around timely topics.
ECoach, a personalized education tool developed at the University of Michigan, has been expanded this fall to serve all first-year U-M students.
Declaring the University of Michigan has "the talent to advance excellence and achieve impact at levels befitting both our legacy and our potential," President Mark Schlissel on Wednesday outlined initiatives that target issues ranging from poverty to academic innovation, and from sustainability to diversity.
Calling it a next step in the University of Michigan's leadership in teaching, learning and research, President Mark Schlissel launched the university's Academic Innovation Initiative on Wednesday.