Three graduate students share their experiences using ViewPoint to design an admissions simulation for their undergraduate peers.
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Public Engagement means many different things. This post explores research-practice partnerships as a vehicle for the University of Michigan to engage with its many publics. We propose the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Connected Learning Experiences (CIRCLE) as a vehicle to both foster research-practice collaborations and enhance multidisciplinary, problem-based research across campus. CIRCLE would also provide key coordination with research projects for students in the proposed Transforming Residential Undergraduate Education (TRUE) program (formerly known as “The Big Idea”) at Michigan.
Journey mapping is a powerful tool for visualizing a user’s journey through an experience or product. This past winter we created course journey maps of learners’ MOOC experiences to explore what student success means when we look past the very basic measure of course completion.
What is the future of university degrees and credentials? How should institutions like the U-M position themselves to best serve future learners? Dr. Sean Gallagher of Northeastern University helped us consider these questions in a recent AIM:TRUE talk.
Evan Straub, Learning Experience Designer – Gameful/Connect @estraub When I talk to people about gameful learning, frequently I hear skepticism about the idea of turning school into a “game” or into something “fun.” To consider what makes gameful learning so successful, we have to unpack why we consider games “fun.” Although we frequently associate a […]
Why does higher education assessment work the way it does? How did we get here? Can we do better? The Big Idea program’s approach to assessment is a radical departure from current practice, designed to better encourage individual learning paths, support resilience and progress, and document learner’s mastery of ambitious learning goals.
We want to thank our graduating student fellows for their contributions to data science, user experience design, software development, and more. See what’s next for them after completing their fellowship experience in our office.
ViewPoint and Problem Roulette, two digital tools in the Academic Innovation portfolio, received the 2019 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize (TIP) from the Office of the Provost at the “Enriching Scholarship” technology conference.
James DeVaney sits down with Syed Amaanullah, Senior Product Manager, and Vishal Chandawarkar, Product Management Fellow and current MBA student in the Ross School of Business, to demystify product management in an educational context.