april, 2019

18apr3:00 pm5:00 pmCelebration of ECoach3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Join us Thursday, April 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League (911 N. University Ave.) for a Celebration of ECoach. After nearly 10 years running, over 20,000 students enrolled, and the hard work of an army of people, it’s time to get everyone in the same room to celebrate. Please join us to share fond memories, thank all of those who contributed to the successes of ECoach, enjoy light refreshments, and grab some ECoach swag.

RSVP for the Celebration of ECoach here.

We hope to see you there!

 

About ECoach:

ECoach was initially developed by a research team led by Professor Tim McKay as a way to create personal connection, advice markets and support for students in introductory physics, chemistry, statistics and biology classes. The application serves as a tool for tailored communication, building upon behavioral science techniques and constructs originally developed in public health. This content is informed by practices such as relevant knowledge sharing, informed decision making, barrier traversal and motivational affirmation. Students are able to use ECoach to receive personalized assistance in large classes, learn best practices, discover opportunities in areas of interest, and avoid common pitfalls.The combination of personalized messages and normative data visualizations provide students with consistent insights into their progress, leading to higher motivation, engagement and, ultimately, behavior change as students expand their learning experience. Since its inception, the personal coaching platform has grown to assist more than 21,000 students at U-M and continues to grow with  potential future uses in admissions, student orientation, student life, and career counseling.

Time

(Thursday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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