CAEN summer technology workshops for faculty and staff

CAEN is hosting various online summer technology workshops geared toward faculty and staff. Workshops begin May 16 and end July 25. Topics include:

  • AI prompting
  • U-M Maizey (Introduction and Advanced)
  • Tandem – a tool to promote and manage student teamwork
  • Poll Everywhere – a student response system with interactive classroom activities 
  • Peerceptiv – peer-to-peer learning
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E3 Grants Program: Application deadlines approaching

The Enhancing Engineering Education (E3) Grants Program is currently accepting applications across a range of innovations in engineering education including instructional practices, course design and content, and instructional technology. Two grant opportunities are currently available:

  • Software Pilot Grants allow faculty to pilot new or innovative software in their course up to $10,000. Proposals due April

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Professional Development Activity Tracking (PDAT): System updates and new training tracking features

The Professional Development Activity Tracking (PDAT) system, available to all Michigan Engineering employees, has recently been updated. Released just over one year ago, PDAT enables users to view the professional development activities they have completed or attended. The system now enables users to track required training and introduces several new features.

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New license covers university IT for blind and low-vision users

U-M Information and Technology Services (ITS) maintains licenses for assistive technology software. U-M faculty, staff, and students across all four campuses get unlimited installations of JAWS (screen reader), ZoomText (magnifier), and Fusion (a combo of JAWS and ZoomText), which are necessary tools and accommodations for people who are blind or have low vision. They are Continue Reading »

E3 Grants Program: Accepting Applications

Want to implement innovative strategies for engaging and supporting all learners in Michigan Engineering courses? The new Enhancing Engineering Education (E3) Grants Program invites proposals across a range of innovations in engineering education including instructional practices, course design and content, and instructional technology. Three grant opportunities are available:

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New Campus-wide agreement for Ansys software products

The University recently signed a campus-wide agreement with Ansys. The agreement covers teaching and academic research use of a number of Ansys software products (including Lumerical and Zemax) that are now available to all College of Engineering faculty at no additional cost.

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