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Brown Bag: Introducing SocialSim: Delivering Simulation to Promote Interprofessional Education

Speaker
  • Mary Kay Smith, MSU Learning & Assessment Center

There have been exponential changes in the U.S. healthcare system in recent years prompting need for institutions in higher education to better prepare students to function as members of an inter-professional team. Coinciding with this is exponential growth in the field of healthcare simulation and virtual methodologies. Read Full Article →

Brown Bag: Collaboratively Embodied Content in Synchronous Learning Environments

Speakers
  • John Bell, College of Education
  • William Cain, College of Education

Embodiment and Social Presence are important frameworks for understanding the experience of people being brought together via technology such as videoconference and robotic telepresence. Collaboratively embodied content applies these same frameworks to interactions that give priority to the embodiment of the content on collaboration, in which people are also embodied in a thinner form. Read Full Article →

Technology Orientation for New Faculty

An Introduction to MSU’s Libraries & MSU Information Technology Resources

Join Libraries & IT Services staff for hands-on introduction to technology resources available for Michigan State University faculty.

Do you have questions about…

  • Electronic resources available to MSU faculty?
  • Where to get help and support for technology on campus?
  • What library programs and other tools for research and teaching are offered?
Read Full Article →

Technology Orientation for New Faculty

An Introduction to MSU’s Libraries & MSU Information Technology Resources

Join Libraries & IT Services staff for hands-on introduction to technology resources available for Michigan State University faculty.

Do you have questions about…

  • Electronic resources available to MSU faculty?
  • Where to get help and support for technology on campus?
  • What library programs and other tools for research and teaching are offered?
Read Full Article →

Technology Orientation for New Faculty

An Introduction to MSU’s Libraries & MSU Information Technology Resources

Join Library & IT staff for hands-on introduction to technology resources available for Michigan State University faculty.

Do you have questions about…

  • Electronic resources available to MSU faculty?
  • Where to get help and support for technology on campus?
  • What library programs and other tools for research and teaching are offered?
Read Full Article →
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MSU D2L Training Tips graphic

Check out tips on D2L course cleanup and finding missing files

New features in MSU D2L version 10.5 allow for easy cleanup of courses that are carrying extra baggage from previous course conversions or years of accumulating unused files.

The process listed below copies all associated files from content and activities, such as quizzes, leaving behind any lingering files not actually used in the course. Read Full Article →

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology: May 2016

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology, also called Faculty Seminars, will be held in classrooms and computer labs across MSU’s East Lansing campus.

Selected seminars provide hands-on instruction in research tools, D2L and learning management systems, library resources, and software training, and other technology resources. There are lunch presentations each day at the MSU Union. Read Full Article →

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2016 AT&T Award winners

2016 AT&T Award Winners for Excellence in Instructional Technology

Five outstanding instructors and online and blended courses were selected as recipients of the 2016 AT&T Award Competition in Instructional Technology.

The 2016 recipients are:

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Katie Gregory, PSY 270

PSY 270: Community Psychology was designed to introduce students to the field of community psychology, including the study of social problems and their solutions (e.g., issues around education, food systems, gender­-based violence, homelessness, juvenile justice, mental health, substance abuse and addiction, and veterans’ issues). Read Full Article →

2016 MSU Instructional Technology Showcase

This is the ninth annual event in this series, and is sponsored by the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology and MSU Information Technology.

This year, in the spirit of innovation, we are adding a bit of a twist to the showcase model. Often times we walk away from professional development sessions with lots of ideas, but find ourselves with little time to implement those ideas. Read Full Article →

Brown Bag: Leveraging Teaching & Learning Excellence Through Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs)

Speaker

  • Patti Stewart, Faculty & Organization Development

Background

The Explorations in Instructional Technology Brown Bag series is hosted by the MSU College of Education, College of Natural Science, and MSU IT Teaching and Learning Technology. For more information, contact Sev Grabski. Learn more about other faculty development opportunities. Read Full Article →