Kickstart Mini Workshop: No Pain, All Gain Grading

Gradebook is one of the most loved and most hated tools in Course Management Systems, most people “love to hate it,” but… “… It’s all about configuration,” says Lyn DeLorme, instructional designer in the College of Education and Human Development. Using (Moodle) gradebook provides important advantages for students and instructors: Saving time and effort Properly set up, it…

Where are they now? (Lana Huberty, Ph.D., 2013)

It’s always good to hear from our graduates after they complete their studies and begin a new adventure or career. Recently we asked Lana Huberty to tell us about life after Kinesiology and share her words of advice and wisdom. Lana started her career at the U of M in 2010 as a doctoral student in Kinesiology…

Prof. Yuhei Inoue and graduate student Chris Moore study effects of sport spectating on seniors’ social connections

For sports fans, a favorite part of attending a sporting event may be the game or the atmosphere. However, even the most die-hard fans may be interested to know that a new study suggests that attending sports as a spectator could lead to an improvement in mental health. Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., assistant professor of sport management,…

Kickstart Mini Workshop: How to actively engage all students

At February’s School of Kinesiology “Kickstart Mini Workshop”, Deb Wingert, Ph.D., shared valuable tips for actively engaging all students.  Deb Wingert, Ph.D., from the Center for Educational Innovation at the University of Minnesota, is an expert when it comes to active learning. She serves as the coordinator for the Early Career Teaching Program and teaches in the…