Category: Informal learning

Building Disability Empathy

Building Disability Empathy James Jackson explores how cultivating simple, personal interactions can allow us to see disability from a more personal, empathetic lens. By James Jackson, EIT Accessibility Coordinator A few months ago, I was given the opportunity to participate in an Ask Me Anything event on the Knowledge Commons platform, a social network backed…

Why Choose Video? Part 2

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What goes into the video production process, and a strategic guide with MSU resources for creating a really great video. By Nate Evans, Manager, Digital Content & Alyssa Bradley, Media Production Specialist What are your course goals? It is important to understand your course goals and objectives before making a decision about whether to include…

Why Choose Video? Part 1

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Why you might consider utilizing video in your courses and the advantages and disadvantages it provides. By Nate Evans, Manager, Digital Content & Alyssa Bradley, Media Production Specialist How much video did you watch today? Think about it for a moment. Here’s my video-watching journal from yesterday: I watched the news for 40 minutes while…

Introducing the #iteachmsu EdChat

A recap of the first ITMSU Twitter Chat, which took place on December 1st, 2016 By Erik Skogsberg and Sarah Gretter This article was cross-posted at Inside Teaching MSU. How do you connect people who are passionate about teaching and learning across a big institution like MSU? Common, now, across the educational landscape are Twitter…

Become Part of the MSU Teaching and Learning Community with Dec. 1st #iteachmsu Chat

Join us at the Hub on December 1st for a Twitter Chat, facilitated by Inside Teaching MSU Want to be part of a community dedicated to promoting teaching and learning innovation and student success across MSU? Join us on December 1st for the launch of Inside Teaching MSU’s first twitter chat! We will be discussing…

Student Caring: A Call To Action

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Student Caring: A Call To Action In this reflection about student caring, Learning Experience Designer Dave Goodrich explores the question of what makes an effective teacher effective. Is there one common thread between faculty who engage and inspire students throughout their lives? By Dave Goodrich Good teachers possess a capacity for connectedness. They are able…

Art and Science in Review

Art and Science in Review Built on an unlikely collaboration of MSU units, Peter Carrington’s exhibit, Art and Science: Putting Your Passion to Work, welcomed novel audience experiences of art and meaning for students as well as a few lessons for planning and assessing the impacts of art installations in public-facing university spaces.   Read the full…

Close Observer: Peter Carrington’s Path to Purpose

MSU Hub intern and Journalism senior Stephanie McGavin reflects on interviewing artist Peter Carrington Stephanie McGavin is a senior studying journalism at MSU and a media and communications intern at the MSU Hub. For the Hub, Stephanie assists with the production and editing of written, video, and research work. Science illustrator Peter Carrington’s art collection is…

Serendipitous Learning Potential through Intentionally Designed Learning Spaces with Eric Kunnen

Serendipitous Learning Potential through Intentionally Designed Learning Spaces with Eric Kunnen This post is the result of a collaborative effort by ThinkIn coordinator Gerald Rhead, Eric Kunnen, Dr. Julie Funk, Rashad Muhammad & Dave Goodrich The Hub’s January ThinkIn found us partnering with folks from the MSU Library, where we had a rich conversation with Eric Kunnen and several others…