Tag Archives: technology

Building Inclusive Digital Environments for Research

Research is how we learn, but our findings depend upon robust data, derived from the populations we seek to serve. As teams build digital environments for research, effort must be put into ensuring that those environments support the populations of study. When constructing digital environments for research, teams must think broadly about the full research experience to include emails or SMS sent, websites, webapps or native apps provided, and any devices included or issued. In addition, it cannot be stressed enough: the work in creating these environments is never done!

Michigan IT events: Tours and activities

Michigan IT invites you to get out and learn about technology around campus. Take a break and make time to join Michigan IT to network, socialize, and discover firsthand the technology across the university that drives innovation and helps make U-M leaders and best! There are some fun and interesting events coming up in February and March: the… Read More »

Academic Innovation Fund provides funding and tools to educational tech

By | July 14, 2023

The Center for Academic Innovation is providing funding and support to thirteen new projects aimed at helping implement educational technologies at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor as well as other global learning communities. The funded projects will include support for pre-college programs and residential U-M courses in both hybrid and online learning models.   The thirteen projects will receive… Read More »

Communication in Music: Using robots to physicalize remote performances

By | July 9, 2023

When the COVID-19 Pandemic struck, musicians still strove to perform together and spread hope and joy. The experience of performing virtually rather than physically quickly proved difficult through video conferencing applications, such as Zoom, with video delays and other limitations. Three U-M associate professors are hoping to change that. Michael Gurevich, associate professor in the Department of Performing… Read More »