Tags University of Michigan

For virtual reality to stick, universities need meaningful classroom content

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

As universities add virtual reality to the classroom, coders and designers are working with instructors to create meaningful experiences.

More not necessarily better when it comes to implementing edtech

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

When introducing new technologies, instructors should consider their intended purposes, UNC's Todd Cherner said on the Cutting EDge podcast.

University of Michigan takes virtual reality to Coursera

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

The university plans to use lessons from its extended-reality initiative to offer 10 courses focused on skills training.

U. Michigan developing search-and-rescue robots

by Colin Wood • 9 months ago

A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation is funding work to build robots that can help first responders avoid danger in the field.

'Mynerva' teaching platform lets professors design the perfect lesson

by EdScoop Staff • 1 year ago

A new platform from the University of Michigan is designed for instructors who wish to combine conventional learning materials with digital assessments and tools.

University of Michigan plans new school of technology and innovation

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The new school, slated to open in fall 2021, is to prepare students for emerging jobs in technology-related fields.

Universities are getting creative to manage COVID-19 challenges

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

At some higher education institutions, unique research efforts have been thrust into the center of operations as administrators seek fresh data and techniques to manage the pandemic into the fall.

University technologies among competitors for $100 million idea grant

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

Water security, environmental monitoring and an international education network are some of the top issues addressed by U.S. colleges and universities.

University of Michigan to debut driverless shuttles on campus this fall

by Emily Tate • 5 years ago

Undergraduate students will be working with the manufacturer, a French startup company, to continuously improve the technology after it launches.