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Two Instructors talking in front of a white board during an MSU Real Academy workshop

Learn more about MSU Rooms for Engaged and Active Learning on Feb. 16

The REAL (Rooms for Engaged and Active Learning) spaces at MSU are a pedagogical philosophy made manifest. If the traditional lecture style classroom is the ultimate expression of the professor-focused lecture, then the REAL spaces are that for student-focused collaboration.

The REAL spaces can be a challenging environment for both teachers and students. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT supports upgrade of 33 instructional spaces in 2017

During 2017 a range of strategic learning space renovations and technology investments were completed on campus. MSU IT supported upgrades to 33 instructional spaces that help with student engagement and student success initiatives.

Upgrades are part of a multi-year planning process at MSU and also involve Teaching and Learning Environment (TLE) funding requests from MSU IT. Read Full Article →

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Find out about the latest MSU tech upgrades in computer labs, classrooms

While many students and faculty were off for the summer, MSU IT was busy making technology upgrades to labs and classroom spaces.

Windows 10 upgrade

MSU IT upgraded to Windows 10 in university computer labs and classroom technology carts during August 7-25 in preparation for the fall 2017 semester. This upgrade will help leverage new technologies and security features in Windows 10. Read Full Article →

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Students work together and collaborate in a Michigan State University Room for Engaged and Active Learning

Check out trends in active learning that can benefit MSU

It seems that every year those who work in education whip out their magic crystal balls and attempt to predict what trends will have the greatest impact in the classroom. All of us want to create meaningful experiences for the students and often that means trying to anticipate what their classroom expectations will be. Read Full Article →

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IT Services rolls out tech updates in 15 classrooms for fall semester

IT Services updated technology in 15 classrooms for the fall 2014 semester. Instructors in those specific technology classrooms have received messages detailing the updates.

Select classroom have new technology in Bessey Hall, Jenison Fieldhouse, the Pavilion building, and Wilson Hall.

Technology updates

Updates include the host computer on classroom technology carts will run Windows 7 and Office 2013. Read Full Article →

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An MSU instructor writes on the board as students work on computers during class in a campus computer lab.

MSU instructors should request new classroom software by May 31

MSU IT Services is beginning preparations for computer lab and lecture cart software upgrades for the fall 2014 semester.

Instructors should fill out the Classroom Software Request Form if they need software or a version upgrade added to classroom or lab computers for fall 2014 or spring 2015 courses.

Software requests should be submitted by May 31. Read Full Article →

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Students work together in a group around laptop computers

MSU Attendance System to be phased out on May 7

The MSU Attendance System currently available as wall-mounted card swipes in 12 lecture-style rooms will be retired on May 7 upon completion of the Spring Semester 2014.

Historical attendance data will be available on an as-needed basis for one year past the system retirement date.

IT Services consulted with the Undergraduate Assistant and Associate Deans Group, the Learning Systems Advisory Group, the University Classroom Committee, and other academic groups prior to making this decision. Read Full Article →

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Students work together in a group around laptop computers

MSU Attendance System to be retired at end of spring semester 2014

The MSU Attendance System, currently available as wall-mounted card swipes in 12 lecture-style rooms, will be retired upon completion of the spring semester 2014.

Historical attendance data will be available on an as-needed basis for one year past the system retirement date.

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MSU IT Services consulted with the Undergraduate Assistant and Associate Deans Group, the Learning Systems Advisory Group, the University Classroom Committee, and other academic groups prior to making this decision. Read Full Article →

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MSU students work on finalizing their science projects in a computer lab

IT Services rolls out updates in select technology classrooms for fall

IT Services updated technology in 14 classrooms for the fall 2013 semester. Instructors in those specific technology classrooms have received messages detailing the updates.

Select classroom updates are occurring in Anthony, Business College Complex, Center for International Program (CIP), Chemistry, Engineering, Eppley, Erickson, IM Circle, IM West, Jenison, and McDonel.

Technology updates

Updates include the host computer on classroom technology carts will run Windows 7 and Office 2013. Read Full Article →