November 19, 2019

Academics

  1. 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.

  2. June 28, 2019

    Teach-out moves to Instagram to consider arts and technology

    Creators of a new teach-out will encourage participants to think about the combination of arts and technology during learning sessions that will be conducted on Instagram July 1-31.

  3. May 15, 2019

    U-M leads multi-university project tackling equity, inclusion in STEM

    U-M is leading an effort by 10 top public research universities to launch a multiyear collaboration focused on equity and inclusion in large introductory STEM courses.

  4. May 15, 2019

    Seminar focuses on discipline-based research on teaching, learning

    U-M faculty, staff and administrators gathered to discuss educational research that seeks to improve student learning within specific disciplines at the Provost’s Seminar on Teaching.

  5. April 30, 2019

    Enriching Scholarship showcases learning tech, public engagement

    The annual Enriching Scholarship conference May 6-9 offers workshops, demonstrations and panel discussions to improve teaching, learning, research and public engagement through the best uses of technology.

  6. April 26, 2019

    Five faculty projects awarded Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize

    Five faculty projects — led by Matthew Diemer, August Evrard, Elisabeth Gerber, Anne Ruggles Gere, Ginger Shultz, Eric Svaan and Stephanie Tharp — have received the Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize.

  7. February 25, 2019

    UM-Dearborn lecturer uses his prison experience to inspire students

    UM-Dearborn lecturer Aaron Kinzel uses his life story and personal experiences with incarceration to teach students about the criminal justice system.

  8. January 29, 2019

    February teach-out will focus on issues around self-driving cars

    U-M will offer an online teach-out Feb. 4-28 for those interested in learning more about a variety of issues involving connected and automated vehicles, and their impact on mobility and transportation.

  9. December 16, 2018

    Academic Innovation notes strides as U-M hits online enrollment milestone

    U-M has experienced more than 7 million enrollments in online learning opportunities in the four years since it announced a centralized effort to promote digital learning.

  10. December 13, 2018

    Provost’s Seminar on Teaching explores nature of master’s degrees

    Faculty and administrators discussed 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.