Enriching Scholarship 2015

Mark your calendars for the 18th annual Enriching Scholarship Conference: May 4-8, 2015!

Teach Tech logoHosted by the Teaching and Technology Collaborative, Enriching Scholarship is an annual week-long series of seminars and workshops on integrating technology with teaching, learning, and research. If you are interested in adding to your technology toolkit or learning about great uses of technology in teaching at U-M, you have nearly 100 sessions to choose from at this year's conference. Registration is free and open to the University of Michigan community.

This year's conference will kick off with a keynote event on Monday, May 4th, highlighting innovative teaching, scholarship on teaching and learning, and U-M's role in the evolving digital learning landscape.

  • 9 am - 10 am: Poster Fair and Breakfast. Winter Garden, Ross School of Business.
    The poster fair will highlight the work of the five recipients of the annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize, CRLT's Investigating Student Learning Grant teams, and other teaching projects from around campus. The event provides an opportunity for the campus community to learn more about innovative teaching strategies and to discuss findings from research on teaching and learning. Breakfast will be served during the poster fair. 
  • 10 am - 12 noon: Teaching Prize Awards and Panel Discussion on "Unizin: Positioning U-M for the Future and Building our Digital Education Ecosystem." Blau Auditorium, Ross School of Business.
    Unizin logo near Diag MVice Provost James Hilton will award the Teaching Innovation Prizes at the start of this keynote event. A panel discussion on the Unizin Consortium will follow. As a founding member of Unizin, U-M is helping build and influence the evolving digital learning landscape of higher education. Keynote panelists will discuss U-M's partnership with other Unizin institutions to improve student learning through experimentation with digital tools designed for sharing and storing faculty-owned content. The first of these technologies to arrive at U-M is the Canvas learning management system, now being used in over 100 U-M courses. Join the conversation to discuss the driving forces behind Unizin and learn what else it holds in store for U-M instructors, researchers, and students.

The panel will feature: 
  • James Hilton (moderator), Vice Provost for Digital Educational Initiatives; University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, University of Michigan
  • Sean DeMonner, Executive Director, Teaching and Learning, Information and Technology Services, University of Michigan
  • Tim McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics and Director of the LSA Honors Program, University of Michigan
  • Stacy Morrone, Associate Vice President, Learning Technologies, Indiana University
  • Amin Qazi, Chief Executive Officer of Unizin