1. April 16, 2024

    Study: Alphabetical order of surnames may affect grading

    An analysis by U-M researchers of more than 30 million grading records from U-M finds students with alphabetically lower-ranked names receive lower grades.

  2. October 25, 2023

    Spectrum Center launches introductory LGBTQIA2S+ web course

    Spectrum Center broadly launched a free, one-hour web course for the U-M community this fall to provide an overview of terms and topics related to gender, sexuality and marginalization.

  3. August 30, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. August 25, 2021

    NameCoach pronunciation tool now available in Canvas

    NameCoach, a tool that allows students and faculty to create an audio recording to help peers better pronounce their names, is currently available in all officially provisioned Canvas courses.

  5. September 23, 2020

    MyLA analytics tools support student learning experiences

    Supporting student motivation and self-regulation through online tools has become more important than ever with the shift to remote learning for fall, and My Learning Analytics is ready to help.

  6. June 8, 2020

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university community.

  7. June 2, 2020

    Workshop series helps U-M faculty use Canvas to teach remotely

    Information and Technology Service’s Teaching and Learning group is offering live, daily workshops on how to use Canvas to teach remotely, designed to support U-M faculty.

  8. March 25, 2020

    ITS answers top three tech questions for connecting from home

    As the U-M community adjusts and responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are working from home and connecting online with colleagues, often for the first time. ITS is here to help.

  9. October 25, 2016

    University beginning next phase of project to retire CTools

    As U-M finishes moving course sites from CTools to Canvas this semester, it is preparing to decommission CTools Project Sites by late 2017.

  10. August 5, 2016

    U-M preparing to say goodbye to CTools course sites this fall

    Beginning with the fall semester, CTools will no longer be available for U-M classes — but Canvas will, and there are many support options available for the new learning management system.