Six Job Postings in the Office of Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan

I am very pleased to announce that the Office of Academic Innovation (AI) is actively recruiting for several new positions. I’ve included some brief information about the roles below. Please share this announcement across your networks. Academic Innovation is a strategic priority for the University of Michigan. Through curricular innovation, leadership in learning analytics, and digital infrastructure at … Continue reading Six Job Postings in the Office of Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan

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How Universities Can Grow a Culture of Academic Innovation

This article was originally posted on 10/22/2016 on EdSurge James DeVaney, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation @devaneygoblue Chris Teplovs, Lead Developer for the Digital Innovation Greenhouse (DIG) @cteplovs Remarkable breakthroughs happen at public research universities everyday, but bridging the gap between early innovation and widespread adoption is a challenge that these institutions know all too … Continue reading How Universities Can Grow a Culture of Academic Innovation

Hardware I: The Raspberry Pi

Yesterday, I received my Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that runs linux, and it represents something pretty amazing to me. It's promoted as a computer that can be used to teach students how to program, but that's not the main appeal to me.  I am particularly interested in how the … Continue reading Hardware I: The Raspberry Pi

The Value of Patience

Another week has passed, and it has been intense! I am continuing to work at less than 100% capacity, choosing to savour the last few days of summer with my family. Choosing to curtail my available time forces me to work more intensely when I'm "on". It's been difficult to do so, and I started … Continue reading The Value of Patience