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.
It's a term we've been hearing a lot lately: opioid crisis.
Nearly 100 people a day die from an overdose of drugs that, in many cases, were obtained legally for a legitimate health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality. AR, VR, MR.
Today, these are increasingly familiar terms and acronyms as this technology grows more familiar. Once cutting edge and sci-fi, AR/VR/MR — or AVMR — is approaching business-as-usual status.
As U-M heads into a new century with engaged and interdisciplinary learning and research at the forefront of the educational experience, the Office of the Provost is sharing a new hub for resources and storytelling around these goals.
Can Republicans and Democrats agree on anything at all? That's one of the questions being explored in a new undergraduate course at LSA.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business has announced two new dual degree programs, in conjunction with the College of Pharmacy and the School of Dentistry, which will be offered this academic year.
Sleep deprivation, fake news, privacy and reputation, and the internet's effect on human society are topics that will be discussed in the next round of the University of Michigan Teach-Out Series.