04/04/2022

Data ethics for the digital education age

The Hub’s Autumm Caines walks us through some important privacy and data ethics issues facing universities as more learning goes online. ...
09/27/2021

Adventures in labor-based grading

Associate Professor of Composition and Rhetoric Mike MacDonald gives us a tour of his recent experiments with reimagining letter grades....
08/09/2021

Tips for hybrid staff meetings

The Hub’s Sarah Silverman talks about how to have productive team meetings if some of you are remote, and some are in the office....
07/12/2021

How students felt about their year-plus of pandemic learning

Recent student focus groups hosted by the Hub offer a candid look at what went well, what didn’t, and what ideas might have staying power post-pandemic....
03/10/2021

Pro tips for synchronous teaching

A Hub expert explains how to embrace Zoom teaching as a medium unto itself....
01/27/2021

Have better virtual staff meetings

Zoom fatigue got you down? Experiment with these techniques for smoother, more productive, more interesting team meetings....
01/13/2021

Does Canvas allow faculty to track students online?

Learning management systems like Canvas do allow faculty to see some student activity. But a UM-Dearborn Canvas support specialist says it’s far from being a surveillance system....
11/02/2020

The dangers of assuming students are great with technology

The belief that all young people are naturally skilled with technology is not only problematic. It can actually undermine student learning....
10/29/2019

Adventures in instructional redesign

Three UM-Dearborn professors talk about revamping their approaches to face-to-face and online courses....
11/12/2018

Can language courses be just as good (or better) online?

UM-Dearborn faculty are exploring the promise of creating hybrid language courses that pair class time with digital learning...