Education

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Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize for new robotics course that focuses on equitable education

An interdisciplinary team of faculty created a new introductory course in robotics that is designed for inclusivity by focusing on linear algebra instead of AP calculus, opening it up to freshman students with a broad mathematical background.|Short Read
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Community teams drive new College initiative toward more inclusive campus

Six month’s of progress and what’s ahead for the College.|Medium Read
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Redesigning an Electrical Engineering curriculum with a focus on systems principles and engineering design

With new courses at the freshman, sophomore, and junior levels, Michigan ECE is training tomorrow’s engineers to be leaders in a diverse workforce in service to society|Long Read
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Protecting the local manufacturing sector

University wins STEM grant to aid manufacturing cybersecurity|Medium Read
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‘Solving for equity’: A Michigan Robotics course flips the script on engineering ed

ASEE Prism magazine explores how linear algebra could level the playing field.|Medium Read
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Level up: Video games inspire new ‘living textbook’ for computational sciences

Mynerva gives instructors in the computational sciences the tools to write cloud-based interactive textbooks targeted to their own specific subject matter|Medium Read
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How CS is changing education

Embedding coding into high school history class; building eBooks to broaden participation in computing; and rolling out digital tools for collaborative K-5 learning. Michigan researchers are taking on the big challenges to integrating computing into everyone’s education.|Long Read

PhD student Shamsheer Singh Chauhan received honorable mention for the 2020 Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors

Shamsheer Chauhan, a Michigan Aerospace Engineering PhD candidate, received honorable mention for the 2020 Towner Prize for his dedication to students in AERO 481, Aircraft Design.|Short Read
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Lessons learned from quick pivots to online education

How a U-M computer science lecturer reimagined his software design class in a COVID-safe format.|Medium Read
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Teaching thermal-hydraulics for nuclear systems during COVID-19

How NERS Professor Annalisa Manera transitioned NERS444 online to rave reviews from her students.|Medium Read

Josh Meyer has built the software that your kids and teachers need

From his days as an online poker playing undergrad to his current role as a technology developer, Josh has discovered a passion – and built a platform – for online learning.|Medium Read

IOE undergraduates prep for a modern workforce with expanded data analytics courses and support

U-M IOE makes curriculum changes to enhance the data analytics and computing skills of its undergraduate students, including creating a new advanced analytics course for seniors.|Medium Read