In contrast to the terminology of “master” and “apprentice” that establishes clear, hierarchical roles between the student and teacher, this Third Century project’s title “Master Class” is drawn from studies in music performance, where musicians simultaneously learn from and perform together with a virtuoso.
A project involving faculty and staff from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the College of Engineering, the Office of Digital Education and Innovation and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching is creating a Digital Innovation Greenhouse (DIG), to build upon existing personalized education technology at U-M to provide tailored advising to students in all 19 schools and colleges.
The “Deep Monitoring” Chronic Disease in Underserved & Remote Populations Project is a real-world effort exploring the challenges of deploying, using and assessing sensor technologies for monitoring chronic disease in millions of individual patients who are distributed over wide distances. The project’s initial results examining chronic adult diabetes are helping inform subsequent technology and implementation decisions, in a broader range of chronic diseases, and also leading to collaboration and partnerships with foundations, health systems and students globally.
A five-year program is working to transform the way University of Michigan faculty teach more than 4,000 health professional students, with an ultimate goal to impact the patient experience, population health and the cost of health care.
The Interprofessional Health Education and Collaborative Care project seeks to break down existing silos of learning within the seven health science schools at U-M: the College of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Social Work, School of Nursing and School of Kinesiology.