July 05, 2020

Center for Academic Innovation

  1. June 29, 2020

    Coursera for Campus expands to include faculty and staff

    The Center for Academic Innovation in partnership with Coursera is expanding free access to more than 4,000 online noncredit courses to all U-M faculty and staff, who can enroll without cost until July 31.

  2. May 21, 2020

    Event to encourage XR technologies for remote teaching

    The Center for Academic Innovation is inviting faculty and staff to an event May 28 in which they will be encouraged to reimagine courses as hybrid, remote immersive online and in-person experiences.

  3. May 7, 2020

    Center for Academic Innovation encourages sharing remote-teaching resources

    The Center for Academic Innovation has created a new website that encourages faculty, staff and graduate students to share information that will help them teach remotely in the immediate future.

  4. May 4, 2020

    Campus briefs

    Public comments sought on proposed changes to Regents’ Bylaws Revisions to the University of Michigan Board of Regents’ Bylaws have been proposed and are posted for public comment. The revisions include a new Committee on UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint, the addition of undergraduate degrees to the list of degree types offered at the School of Information and School…
  5. April 23, 2020

    Siemens, U-M seek proposals for online engineering courses

    Siemens Digital Industries Software and the Center for Academic Innovation are seeking proposals to help U-M faculty develop MOOC specializations that explore the future of engineering.

  6. April 23, 2020

    U-M to launch three new online master’s-level programs

    With the support of the Center for Academic Innovation, U-M has launched three master’s-level online programs in the fields of public health, social work, and sustainability and development.

  7. April 22, 2020

    18 faculty members chosen for Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship

    The Center for Academic Innovation has named 18 U-M faculty members as the inaugural recipients of the Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship who will complete an intensive Studio Experience.

  8. April 15, 2020

    New teach-out to focus on thriving in difficult times

    Now through May 25, learners can take advantage of a new teach-out from U-M that focuses on how individuals, families and organizations can thrive, and not just survive, during this time.

  9. March 23, 2020

    University awards six XR projects under new initiative

    Six extended reality projects will receive a first wave of funding under U-M’s new XR Initiative, announced in the fall. Financial awards for the first-round projects range from $12,000 to $25,000.

  10. March 12, 2020

    Center for Academic Innovation offers guidance for remote teaching

    As U-M moves toward alternative formats for teaching in place of in-person courses, the Center for Academic Innovation has created a resource guide for teaching remotely, and will host in-person and remote assistance.