Use Slack to effectively build community to share important organization information and create a sense of belonging. Start by considering your audience (which might be based on common interests, jobs and work environments, age, or some other factor), and then create guidelines for an inclusive community standard.
As the year ends, we would like to offer you a few moments, here, to look back at and appreciate a 2021 win for the university. Enriching Scholarship 2021 took the online-only format to new heights by expanding to a national scale, bringing in instructors and or support staff from over half a dozen universities. In addition to… Read More »
In the words of the noted philosopher John “Hannible” Smith (the A-Team) “I love it when a plan comes together!” The 2021 Michigan IT Symposium is six weeks away, and the pieces are falling into place. After an impressive response to the call for proposals, the planning committee selected a total of 16 breakout sessions, 2 spotlight sessions,… Read More »
All members of the U-M community are invited to join the CoderSpaces hosts during the month of November as they share their expertise! The presenting hosts are a team of ITS Advanced Research Computing (ARC) and Consulting for Statistics, Computing & Analytics Research (CSCAR) consultants, faculty and post-docs, as well as research support staff originating from different research… Read More »
The deadline to submit poster and presentation proposals for the 2021 Michigan IT Symposium has been extended to Friday, October 8. Consider the projects and topics you or your team could share with the greater U-M IT community. Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase the accomplishments and the IT solutions to the challenges faced during the pandemic. … Read More »
My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Each month, I will share with you EDUCAUSE articles of interest, upcoming trends – and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Digital transformation: Helping faculty adjust In the article, “The Adjacent Possible… Read More »
The 2021 Michigan IT Symposium will be held virtually December 14–16. The planning committee is accepting proposals for breakout and poster sessions through October 1. The success of the 2020 symposium demonstrated a virtual event works. The response to last year’s event was overwhelming. Attendance numbers were higher than they have ever been and participants responded positively to… Read More »
My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Learning better: How am I doing in class? What do I need to study? In the blog “Show Students Their Data: Using Dashboards to Support Self-Regulated Learning,” Jennifer Love, Sean DeMonner and Stephanie Teasley,… Read More »