Open Textbook Library gains national attention as effort to reduce student costs

The U of M’s Open Textbook Library, created by the College of Education and Human Development, is getting attention across the country as a tool to help instructors find affordable, high-quality, and openly licensed textbooks. A recent New York Times article, “Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open-Source Textbooks,” notes that “college students could save […]

Hsu and Heller awarded Center for Educational Innovation grant

Leon Hsu, associate professor in the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, and Kenneth Heller, professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy have received an Experiments in Learning Innovation Grant from the University’s Center for Educational Innovation. The grant will support the construction and assessment of computer coaches designed to help introductory physics students develop good problem-solving […]

APAL researchers to publish in Experimental Brain Research

A paper,  “Coupling of postural activity with motion of a ship at sea” will be published in Experimental Brain Research. The project was led by researchers in the Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory (APAL). The research was conducted on board the M/V Explorer, as a part of the Semester at Sea program. The journey took participants from the Commonwealth of Dominica […]