February 9, 2023
U-M launches three online courses using extended reality
The Center for Academic Innovation and Coursera have launched the first three in a set of 10 planned online learning opportunities that integrate extended-reality technologies into the learning experience.
April 20, 2022
Academic Innovation, Coursera to team up for 10 XR-enhanced courses
U-M’s Center for Academic Innovation and the online learning platform Coursera are partnering on 10 new courses enhanced by extended reality technologies.
February 9, 2021
Online learners hungry to find purpose, meaning in life
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen MOOC platforms and educational institutions report increased interest, but U-M’s Vic Strecher was not quite expecting 100,000 enrollments in eight months for his “Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life: Living for What Matters Most.”
November 23, 2020
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November 18, 2020
Academic Innovation, Coursera seek proposals for India learners
The Center for Academic Innovation is seeking proposals from Ann Arbor campus faculty members to develop online learning experiences to advance learning and skill development in India.
October 23, 2020
Short, online learning opportunities focus on election
The Center for Academic Innovation is offering three teach-outs focused on issues facing voters. They offer short, self-paced learning opportunities on current topics on the Coursera platform.
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.
June 19, 2020
U-M students have free access to entire Coursera catalog
U-M students on all three campuses have free access for a limited time to more than 4,000 learning experiences from top universities and industries through the new Coursera for Campus initiative.
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.
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.