August 13, 2020

Academic Innovation

  1. June 18, 2018

    Gameful learning event to encourage student ownership of learning

    The second Gameful Learning Summer Institute will focus on the strategy that encourages students to engage with their coursework by promoting a sense of autonomy, belonging and competence.

  2. May 29, 2018

    Online portal puts U-M digital learning opportunities in one place

    As U-M continues to expand its digital learning portfolio, Michigan Online offers one-stop access to online courses and learning experiences created by Michigan faculty and instructional teams.

  3. May 29, 2018

    Faculty, staff and students can earn free Coursera certifications

    Current students, faculty and staff at all three U-M campuses can now earn a verified certificate free of charge for online courses developed by U-M faculty and instructional teams for Coursera.

  4. May 24, 2018

    U-M sharing its teach-out concept with other universities

    U-M is sharing its model for teach-outs with other universities, helping them explore how the online learning events can encourage dialogue and public engagement.

  5. March 6, 2018

    University announces first online degrees through Coursera

    U-M and the online learning platform Coursera have announced a partnership to offer new master’s degree options in applied data science, public health, and construction engineering and management.

  6. September 14, 2017

    Online Teach-Out to help public understand hurricanes

    A Teach-Out titled “Hurricanes: What’s Next” runs Sept. 18 through Oct. 2 and will address the basics of hurricanes, forecasting, monitoring, preparation, damage and response to the powerful storms.

  7. September 14, 2017

    New library management MOOC series fills educational gap

    A new massive open online course series offered by U-M will provide advanced training in management to public librarians.

  8. September 14, 2017

    Summit to celebrate year of Academic Innovation successes

    The university is planning a summit Nov. 14 to celebrate the first year of its Academic Innovation Initiative, which includes the successful Teach-out Series.

  9. June 21, 2017

    Civil rights, elusive sleep, technology are next teach-out topics

    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 sleep deprivation. 

  10. April 28, 2017

    Academic Innovation invites faculty to submit teach-out proposals

    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 based around timely topics.