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…

Did you know? Flashcards for your phone

Flashcards have been a staple of classroom study tools for generations of students, and as the world transitions from paper to digital, it is no surprise that the way students use flashcards today follows that trend. Students are busy, and being able to study flashcards on the go is one of the many time-saving benefits…

KINhelp: Our current administrative interns

KINhelp is the School of Kinesiology’s administrative support team. In January, three highly committed students joined to help with tasks like data entry, general administrative duties, event support, campus pickups and deliveries, office tools, and more. Requests can be submitted by filling out the KINhelp request form, sending an email to kinhelp@umn.edu, or simply calling 612-624-9808.…

Kickstart Mini Workshop: (K)Inbox Zero

Another School of Kinesiology “Kickstart Mini Workshop” introduced the amazing Inbox Zero method  After discussing concepts including Google Mail labels, filters, and labs, our very own Jonathan Sweet walked participants step-by-step through the setup of Gmail using a new approach to organizing inboxes. The method to achieve an empty inbox on an ongoing basis uses…

Meet Our Visiting Scholars: Hirokazu Matsuo

Our School has a rich tradition of hosting academics from all over the world to study and pursue research at the U of M, working with faculty and their students on particular projects or in their labs. We are pleased to introduce Hirokazu Matsuo, M.A. from the University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan who is working with…