School of Education
April 5, 2021
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
April 1, 2021
Philanthropist challenges donors to invest in Detroit youth
A new gift to the School of Education focused on serving Detroit youth and their teachers will fuel the teaching and learning already underway at a recently launched K-12 public school in northwest Detroit.
March 8, 2021
Mutual benefit guides U-M’s work with Detroit partners
U-M’s decades-long commitment to engagement in its founding city of Detroit has grown stronger in recent years, leading to the desire for a more cohesive approach to university engagement.
February 26, 2021
Project-based learning yields better student outcomes, studies show
Students in project-based learning classrooms across the United States significantly outperform those in typical classrooms, according to studies announced by Lucas Education Research, and five universities, including U-M.
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.
August 31, 2020
Schools, colleges share goals and hopes for 2020-21 school year
The University of Michigan is preparing to welcome back students for a fall semester unlike any other, creating never-before-seen challenges and opportunities for Ann Arbor’s 19 schools and colleges as well as at Dearborn and Flint.
July 16, 2020
Regents approve five Distinguished University Professors
Faculty members Nicholas Kotov, Arthur Lupia, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar, Lutgarde M. Raskin and Donald R. Zak have received one of U-M’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors.
July 16, 2020
Four University Diversity and Social Transformation Professors named
Vincent Hutchings, Amy Schulz, Daphne C. Watkins and Camille Wilson have been named recipients of the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship.
February 3, 2020
Short news items from around the university.
January 30, 2020
Faculty and ITS team up to develop new student dashboard
My Learning Analytics, or MyLA, is a set of visualizations that can be embedded in courses and give students insights into how they budget their time, set goals and monitor their performance.