Rethinking the Possible: Large Enrollment Classes

Attendees at #UIS17 in Denver

At the 2017 Unizin Innovation Summit, I attended several marvelous breakout sessions. One of my favorites was “Early Lessons from High-Enrollment Course Transformations,” presented by Maggie Jesse, Senior IT Director at the University of Iowa, and Sarah Miller, Leader of Faculty Development in Academic Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Migration Collaboration

migrating birds in the 'V' formation

Unizin Institutions Share Tools, Best Practices for Switching LMSs “We’re tired,” Annette Beck, Director of Enterprise Instructional Technology and Evaluation & Exam Service, says with a laugh. She is describing her team’s whirlwind year at the University of Iowa. In just two semesters, they have transitioned all academic courses at Iowa from D2L to Canvas, an impressive feat in the higher education realm. “I think it was the fastest anyone has ever migrated… Read More

Unizin is Good for Students, Faculty, and the Private Sector

There is an exciting new development in the teaching and learning space that you need to know about. It’s called Unizin.  Simply put, Unizin is a consortium of universities formed around the idea that higher education—and not just private vendors—should own, direct and share a set of services that further teaching and learning.