July 31, 2021

online learning

  1. April 10, 2021

    Teach-out delves into political extremism, conspiracy theories

    Online radicalism, political polarization, conspiracy theories and disinformation, and the political response to growing extremism are covered in a new U-M teach-out.

  2. 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.”

  3. 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.

  4. July 14, 2020

    Federal government rescinds new international student restrictions

    The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students across the United States to take in-person classes this fall or face possible deportation.

  5. July 7, 2020

    U-M statement from July 7 on Homeland Security policy

    University leaders are expressing their “strong disagreement” with a temporary U.S. Department of Homeland Security¬† policy restricting educational opportunities for international students.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. March 23, 2020

    The campus and COVID-19

    A roundup of U-M news related to COVID-19.

  9. March 18, 2020

    U-M offers many online offerings during pandemic

    U-M’s art organizations, libraries, museums and units across campus are providing multiple opportunities to learn and explore online while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.¬†

  10. August 23, 2019

    Research shows certificates boost MOOC completion rates

    New research on massive open online courses finds that one way to keep students engaged in the free classes is to offer a certificate of completion for a fee.