The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is offering a 2022-2023 Academic Year fellowship opportunity that is available to all University of Michigan undergraduates and graduate students. You can read more about CAI and its guiding principles by visiting ai.umich.edu.
We’re looking for a driven, detail-oriented, and creative fellow to support the project management of online learning experiences within the portfolio of academic innovation projects at the Center for Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan. The fellow should have interest in or familiarity with Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Educational Resources (OER), and/or Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Coursera, FutureLearn, or edX. The ideal candidate will be available for the fellowship for the full 2022-2023 Academic Year (Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters).
We are designing the future of learning through research, innovation, experimentation, and iteration. We believe an informed, peaceful, equitable, and empowered society is dependent on learners everywhere adopting a learning lifestyle, and educational institutions creating and disseminating new knowledge to provide sustainable solutions to:
We need new modes of teaching, learning, and connecting in an increasingly digital society. We must challenge how we define expertise by connecting scholars with engaged citizens and by bridging the gap between digital and physical communities. We must create new opportunities for learners to engage with educational content. This fellowship aims to help bridge that gap through supporting the design management of online learning experiences.
The fellow will assist the Design Managers in scoping, designing, and developing a wide range of online learning initiatives, including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), online and hybrid degree courses, Teach-Outs, and other Short Form projects. You can explore our project portfolio on Michigan Online. Depending on availability, interest and skill set, the fellow may dive deeper into certain aspects of the course development process and may assist with other project-related tasks and side projects.
We’re looking forward to working with the student fellow to identify their skill set and interests in order to further scope their role within the Design Management team. Some of the core tasks associated with this role could be:
Gain experience working within a dynamic, fast-paced team environment working to foster a culture of innovation across higher education. Develop communication and project management skills by working with a diverse group of professionals, across different disciplines, to develop and maintain high-quality educational experiences. The Fellow will build or strengthen technical, organizational, communications, and reporting skills.
Hours: 10-15 hours per week (flexible hours)
Pay: Undergraduate $17/hr, Graduate $20/hr, PhD/JD $23/hr
Start Date: Fall 2022 (flexible)
End Date: April 2023
Deadline for Applications: Ongoing (candidate will start in Fall 2022 semester)
If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to DM-Fellowships@umich.edu.