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Evolving the Learner Persona Creation Process at Academic Innovation

Yuanru Tan, Learning Experience Designer and Accessibility Coordinator @YuanruTan Rebecca M.…


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New Funding Opportunities from the Center for Academic Innovation

Rachel Niemer, Director of Outreach & Access @rkniemer Last week, President Schlissel announced…


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Celebrating DEI Projects Supported By The Academic Innovation Fund - Part 2

Rachel Niemer, Director of Outreach and Access @rkniemer Last spring, the Center for Academic…


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Celebrating DEI Projects Supported By The Academic Innovation Fund

Rachel Niemer, Director of Outreach and Access @rkniemer Last spring, the Center for Academic…


DE&I

Highlights from Academic Innovation’s DEI work in 2018-2019

Rachel Niemer, Director, Outreach and Access @rkniemer Summer is an excellent time for reflection,…


How Course Journey Maps Help Us Understand Learner Success

Stephanie Haley, Product Manager, Strategic Initiatives Elizabeth Hanley, Post Graduate Data…


Michigan Online encourages learning lifestyle for U-M community through #HereToLearn

This article was originally posted on 9/4/2018 on Michigan News Laurel Thomas, Michigan News Why…


An Update on the Growing Michigan Online Community

An Update on the Growing Michigan Online Community Molly Maher, Behavioral Scientist @mollycmaher…


Hear from our Team about Accessibility, Gameful Course Design, Flipped Classrooms and Teach-Outs during Enriching Scholarship 2018

Jen Vetter, Design Manager Several members from the Office of Academic Innovation team will present…


A Look Inside the Video Production Techniques Behind the University of Michigan Teach-Out Series

A Look Inside the Video Production Techniques Behind the University of Michigan Teach-Out Series Cy…


Connecting Schools and College Across Campus with “Traveling Innovation Hours”

Rachel Niemer, Director of the Gameful Learning Lab @rkniemer Sarah Moncada, Academic Innovation…


What to Expect at the Academic Innovation Initiative Summit

What to Expect at the Academic Innovation Initiative Summit Rachel Niemer, Director of the Gameful…


Creating Accessible Content for Online Courses: Exploring New Methods and Workflows

Yuanru Tan, Learning Design and Accessibility Fellow @YuanruTan As a Learning Design and…


Reflections on the Gameful Learning Summer Institute

Rachel Niemer, Director of the Gameful Learning Lab @rkniemer Back in June, I wrote about the (then…


"Go Gameful” this Summer at the Gameful Course Design Summer Institute

Rachel Niemer, Director of the Gameful Learning Lab @rkniemer The tradition began sometime in…


Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues

This article was originally posted on 3/23/2017 on the edX Blog Rachel Lapal, Director of…


Expanding LX Design Capacity at DEI

Noni Korf, Director, Learning Innovation & Design @nonizoni James DeVaney, Associate Vice…


It’s a Good Time to Go Gameful

Rachel Niemer, DEI Director of Digital Pedagogy and Learning Communities @rkniemer This week,…


Thanks to Her Mom, Colleen van Lent Was Inspired to Help Others Through MOOCs

Colleen van Lent, Lecturer IV in Information, School of Information @ColleenatUMSI Last March I…


Leadership Insights from Coach John Beilein

The DEI Team @umichDEI “You don’t just amass talent. You have to build a team.” This is just one of…


Update on the Academic Innovation at Michigan Innovator Series and Master Class

Rachel Niemer, Director of Digital Pedagogy and Learning Communities @rkniemer Update on the…


Giving Blueday

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI This Tuesday we are excited to participate in…


Sharing Philosophies Across Institutions: 2015 EDUCAUSE Conference

We are excited to connect with innovators and discuss ideas for transforming higher education at…


Health Professions Education Day

This Wednesday marks the inaugural Health Professions Education (HPE) Day, an event where faculty,…


Design Based Research

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI “When you begin thinking about design, from…


U-M's Medical School: Digital Experimentation

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI “We’ve been increasingly trying to change the…


Bringing a Global Community to Michigan

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI Margaret Wooldridge, Professor of Chemical…


Teaching a Digital Course

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI “People engage in the MOOC and then they…


Digital Education and U-M

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI “Digital education at the University of…


How to Lead in the Digital Age: U of M as a Great Public Research University

The Digital Education & Innovation Team @umichDEI “What does it mean to be a great public…