Educational Technology

Academic Innovation software is used by faculty across U-M and has reached over 85% of U-M’s current students. It’s also used at other institutions around the the world. Our software is built collaboratively with instructional teams to solve big problems faced by students and faculty.

Below you’ll find information about our available software tools with links to learn more. If you’re interested in using any of our tools, please contact our team here.

We build software that aims to:

  • improve student outcomes
  • scale up innovative teaching solutions
  • combine technology with learning analytics
  • contribute to a culture of innovation in education
  • shape the future of teaching and learning

Atlas is an academic planning platform that displays data about the U-M curriculum to guide U-M students, instructors, and staff in decision-making.

ECoach is a personalized coaching tool that supports students in large courses, where one-on-one communication between instructors and students is otherwise impossible.

Gamut is a suite of LTI native tools that extend learning platforms to support richer pedagogy and instructional design.

GradeCraft is a learning management system that supports gameful instruction, a pedagogical approach inspired by techniques and methods found in well-designed games.

Lettersmith is a writing support tool that provides structured guidance and encourages metacognition.

Michigan Online is your destination for online learning opportunities created by the University of Michigan.

Problem Roulette helps students study by providing practice questions from previous exams in a points-free zone.

Tandem helps instructors and teams manage teamwork by creating a place to get feedback and engage with tailored lessons.

ViewPoint is a platform for creating and delivering role-playing simulations.

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Have an idea for a tool or a problem you’d like to solve with technology? We would love to meet with you to discuss. Learn more about how to propose a project.
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