The Academic Innovation Team Looks Ahead to Innovation in 2017

Eric Joyce, Marketing Specialist @ericmjoyce 2017 has finally arrived, bringing with it the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial Year. At the epoch of Michigan’s third-century, the Office of Academic Innovation continues to champion new ways to enhance learning experiences with digital tools while also expanding the reach of world-class educational opportunities to a globally diverse…

Building Pathways to Lifelong Education at U-M

Eric Joyce, Marketing Specialist @ericmjoyce How can technology better connect University of Michigan alumni with residential students and learners around the world? Members of the “Fostering Broad and Enduring Participation” faculty design group and representatives from the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan explored this question and more earlier this fall. The collaborative…

Celebrating a Year of Partnership with edX and Looking to the Future at the 2016 edX Global Forum

Eric Joyce, Marketing Specialist @ericmjoyce In one year, the University of Michigan has developed more than 30 courses, two XSeries certificates and three MicroMasters as a Charter Member of edX, an online learning platform and MOOC provider. Michigan continued its leadership in shaping the future of teaching and learning as representatives from the Office of Academic Innovation joined an…

Improving Classrooms, Schools, and Educational Systems: Leading Educational Innovation and Improvement MicroMasters

This article was originally posted on 12/8/2016 on the edX Blog Donald Peurach, Associate Professor of Educational Policy, Leadership, and Innovation in the School of Education @dpeurach James DeVaney, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation @devaneygoblue The moment is ripe for renewal and reinvention in public education, in the United States and around the world. Social, economic,…

Giving Blueday 2016

Eric Joyce, Marketing Specialist @ericmjoyce Tomorrow is the University of Michigan’s third annual Giving Blueday, a university-wide day of giving when the U-M community is asked to show its support for the many schools, colleges, departments and/or units at Michigan. Giving Blueday builds upon the global movement, Giving Tuesday, which is held annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving to…