The Augmented Future of Architecture Education: MixR Studios Podcast with Guest Jonathan Rule

Jeremy Nelson, Director of the XR Initiative In this week’s MiXR Studios podcast, we talk with Jonathan Rule, clinical assistant professor of architecture and urban planning, about how he is shaping the future of architecture education through augmented and virtual reality. Jonathan teaches courses in construction and architectural design and has been exploring technologies such as Google…

Good With Words Webinar: Shot Selection

One-dimensional writing is not very persuasive. The best advocates—like the best tennis players, golfers, and archers—have a much bigger repertoire of shots. Learn how to become one of these advocates with Professor Patrick Barry of the University of Michigan Law School in this special workshop tied to the four-part online series “Good with Words: Writing and Editing," August 3, 2020 1-2…

The Augmented Future of Architecture Education

In this week’s MiXR Studios podcast, we talk with Jonathan Rule, Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning, and how he is shaping the future of architecture education through augmented and virtual reality. Jonathan teaches courses in construction and architectural design and has been exploring technologies like Google Cardboard and Unity to immersively experience…

Winter 2020 Welcome Letter

Winter 2020 Welcome LetterColleagues and Friends, We closed 2019 with an exciting Fall semester highlighted by the establishment of the new Center for Academic Innovation, the launch of multiple online degrees with our partners at Coursera, establishing a new campuswide XR Initiative, expanding our homegrown edtech portfolio, launching an exciting new partnership with FutureLearn, launching new…

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Pain into Progress: Creating the Police Brutality in America Teach-Out

Teach-Out traces the history of police violence, the demands of protesters, impediments to police reform and a guide for future action Ryan Henyard, Faculty Experience Designer I don’t watch the videos anymore - I don’t need to. Like many Black folks, the screenshots and articles are enough for my brain to fill in the gaps. When I saw the hashtag for George Floyd and read his last words, I…

MiXR Studios Podcast: Citizen Kane VR and the Future of Film with Guest Matthew Solomon

Jeremy Nelson, Director of the XR Initiative Matthew Solomon In this week’s MiXR Studios podcast, we talk with Matthew Solomon, associate professor in the Department of Film, Television and Media, about his fascinating work in creating a VR instructional tool for students at the University of Michigan to recreate an iconic scene of Citizen Kane in virtual reality. Students in Introduction…

Jacob Fortman

Education: M.A. – Educational Studies – University of Michigan B.M.E. – Music Education – Michigan State University PublicationsQuintana, R. M., Fortman, J. (Forthcoming). Exploring the experience of students who take on alternative viewpoints within a role-based simulation. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS). June 19 – 23. Nashville,…

Jacob Aguinaga

Education: Master of Arts – Educational Studies, Design and Technologies for Learning Across Culture and Contexts – School of Educations – University of Michigan Bachelor of Arts – Education, Secondary Education – School of Education – University of Michigan Social Media:@chcholman Jacob AguinagaLearning Experience DesignerWhy I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation:I chose to…

David Stone

Education: Ph. D – Instructional Technology – Georgia State University M.S. – Instructional Technology – Georgia State University B.S. – Southern Polytechnic State University Social Media:Publications:Stone, D. (2017). Cooperating to serve students across institutional boundaries: Leveraging online ed in new ways.…