In the four years since the University of Michigan announced a centralized effort to promote digital learning and two years after U-M's president announced Academic Innovation as a major initiative, the university has experienced more than 7 million enrollments in online learning opportunities that involved people in 190 countries.
University of Michigan faculty and administrators discussed the unique nature of master’s degrees within the academic landscape, and the similarities and broad differences between master’s programs at the fall Provost’s Seminar on Teaching.
The new Graduate Certificate in Computational Neuroscience will help bridge the gap between experimentally focused studies and quantitative modeling and analysis, giving graduate students a chance to broaden their skill sets in the diversifying field of brain science.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is launching a new degree in the 2019-20 academic year geared toward students with some professional work experience who are passionate about public affairs and looking to deepen their skills to enhance their careers.
A recent NBC News headline reads “Americans are divided over everything except division.”
The article and many others of late make similar claims: Those in the United States who disagree strongly on many issues at least can agree that this is an extremely divided nation.
A lingering sense of self-doubt plagued Anna Horton when she transferred to the University of Michigan last year.
The English major worried her prior educational experiences hadn’t prepared her for Michigan, and her performance anxiety centered on her writing skills.
It’s the opposite of a passive lecture. “Active learning” is a teaching method that requires students to participate in their own learning, to talk to each other in class and to purposefully engage with the material.
It works, but professors are often wary of using it because they think students will rebel.
The International Institute at the University of Michigan will offer a Master’s in International and Regional Studies beginning in the fall of 2019.
Why are you “here to learn?” This question posed to alumni and other University of Michigan learners by the Office of Academic Innovation is followed with a commitment: We’ll help you get there.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced Tuesday that it will offer a Master of Business Administration degree for working professionals to be delivered mostly online.
The Part-time MBA: Online is a new addition to the Ross MBA program options, which include full-time, evening, weekend, executive and global formats.
At Skyline High School in Ann Arbor paper rocket ships help students improve their reading comprehension.
Ever have someone say you would be a good manager but you hesitate to go for a leadership role because you don't feel qualified?
Have you ever designed a course and wished you could pull in the expertise of other colleagues on campus?
As the University of Michigan continues to expand its digital learning portfolio, the Office of Academic Innovation has a new gateway for one-stop access to online courses and learning experiences created by Michigan faculty and instructional teams.
For more than 12 hours overnight, University of Michigan students, faculty and other participants protested the Vietnam War in 1965 through a series of debates, presentations and seminars.
Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away, but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.
University of Michigan faculty and staff explored the benefits and challenges of creating interprofessional learning experiences on campus at the Provost's Seminar on Teaching.
A new program at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will encourage partnerships among University of Michigan faculty and students, and people and organizations outside the university, who are actively working on — and have the capacity for changing — public policy.
In an effort to create a more affordable, streamlined and reliable experience for students and faculty, the University of Michigan will begin working with Barnes & Noble College as its preferred textbook vendor starting with the fall semester.
During her "ideal last lecture," Golden Apple Award recipient Sandra Levitsky discussed her road to becoming a teacher, described the underlying optimism behind the study of sociology, and emphasized how using one's voice to promote social change is a politically powerful form of optimism.
Online learners may soon have three new University of Michigan master's degree options through a partnership with Coursera — one in the growing field of applied data science, a first-of-its-kind program in public health, and an advanced program in construction engineering and management.