New Years Resolutions Around DEI

Adam Levick, Market Research and Analytics Analyst @adlevick At DEI we are fortunate to be in a space where we get to hear about goals and resolutions within teaching and learning on a daily basis: MOOC learners declaring that they will complete a course in forums, faculty researching new learning tools determined to make an important journal deadline, or U-M students from the many classes our…

Excellence through Diversity, Inclusion, and Academic Innovation

[av_textblock size='' font_color='' color=''] James DeVaney, Associate Vice Provost for Digital Education & Innovation @devaneygoblue Our community is motivated by excellence. Over the last two years at the Office of Digital Education & Innovation (DEI) we have partnered with faculty innovators in nearly all of U-M’s 19 colleges and schools to explore new opportunities for academic…

LASI Come Home

Stephanie Teasley, Director of the LED Lab & Research Professor at the School of Information @stephteasley New fields of study bubble up in the academy, often through interdisciplinary efforts that bring people together around the promise of how theory, methodology, and technological innovation can be rearranged and reassembled to lead to new insights about our world. Over the course of my…

Software Development Guiding Principles

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Accessibility is at the Core of Academic Innovation

Mike Daniel, Director, Policy and Operations, Academic Innovation @michaeldaniel_ Updated 10/04/2016 As we in the Office of Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan work to partner with faculty, students, and staff through the University to shape the future of learning and redefine public residential education at a 21st century research university through the creation and refinement of…

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 the many insights shared by Coach John Beilein during his interview with Professor Scott DeRue for the Leading People & Teams Specialization. Coach Beilein recently sat down for an interview with Professor Scott DeRue at the DEI Lab to discuss insights, challenges and highlights about leading…

Coach John Beilein Shares Leadership Insights in New Online Course

Coach John Beilein, head coach for the Michigan Wolverines, shares his insights on leadership and building successful teams in a new massive open online course (MOOC), Leading Teams, designed for lifelong learners including University of Michigan Alumni. This course is part of the Leading People and Teams Specialization, a series of MOOCs created by Professors Scott DeRue and Maxim Sytch of the…

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 Academic Innovation at Michigan (AIM) Innovator Series and Master Class Presenters in traditional seminar series share narratives that are nearly complete and often leave out the twists and turns a project took before succeeding. The recently launched Academic Innovation at Michigan (AIM) Innovator…