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Brown Bag: Changes and Opportunities: The Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology and the Academic Advancement Network

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Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology

At this brown bag session Jeff will present a brief overview of the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology. He will also provide an overview of the Teaching and Learning Node of the Academic Advancement Network (AAN) with regard to their capacity and focus. Read Full Article →

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MSU D2L integrates Awards tool for issuing badges in courses

MSU IT integrated the Awards tool into MSU D2L enabling instructors to issue badges and certificates recognizing student achievements and encouraging engagement.

Badges and certificates can be issued manually or based on release conditions to reward students and introduce an element of gamification to courses (e.g., obtaining a high score, submitting a discussion post, helping classmates). 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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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 →

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MSU LearnDAT brand becomes part of MSU IT, Hub for Innovation

MSU IT Teaching and Learning Technology retired the Learning Design and Technology (LearnDAT) brand on January 16. LearnDAT is part of MSU Information Technology and the newly formed Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology.

If you subscribed to the LearnDAT-Announce listserv, you will be transitioned to Sev Grabski’s Instructional Technology listserv, which frequently cross posted similar information. Read Full Article →

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A 2015 reflection on MSU technology

2015 has been a truly spectacular year at Michigan State University, hasn’t it?

So much to reflect on!

From Coach Mark Dantonio and our amazing football team’s accomplishments, to the momentous events surrounding Project 50/60 conversation on civil and human rights, and all the amazing MSU work being done locally and around the world for technology, agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare, education, energy, sustainability, and the arts. Read Full Article →

MSU Makerspace Open House

Make It Happen: Explore the different creative and innovative instructional spaces at Michigan State University.

Description

Makerspaces facilitate pursuits such as electronics, robotics, and 3-D printing mixed with more traditional activities like metalworking, woodworking, and arts and crafts. Campus makerspaces provide places and opportunities for students to learn practical skills and apply them in creative and collaborative ways. Read Full Article →

Breakfast Series: Communicating through Science Fiction & Technology

Join us for a look at the 2015 AT&T Best Blended Course winner to hear about different instructional technology techniques and tools that were used.

Location: TBA

Description

Course TC 401: “Science Fiction, Communication & Technology” examined how science fiction portrays the used of communication technologies. Themes from science fiction films and a novel were analyzed to relate them to our world and guide our own communication technology usage. Read Full Article →