News Tag: Fishman

Monday, May 18, 2015

Third Century Initiative grants awarded to projects involving SOE faculty

Tags: desjardins, fishman, kolb, quintana, teaching and learning

In the second round of grants from the Transforming Learning for a Third Century program of U-M’s Third Century Initiative, several projects involving SOE faculty members have received funding.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Learning management system by Barry J. Fishman featured in The Chronicle

Tags: expertise, fishman, teaching and learning

GradeCraft, a learning management system that includes elements of gaming that was developed by Barry J. Fishman, is profiled in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Forbes feature story examines study by Barry Fishman and colleague

Tags: digital media and education, expertise, fishman

A post on the Forbes website takes a look at a study conducted by Barry Fishman and Jan Plass of New York University (along with SOE PhD student Rachel Snider), “Empowering Educators: Supporting Student Progress in the Classroom with Digital Games.” Fishman said, “…Our study indicates that teachers who use games for formative assessment conduct assessment more frequently and report fewer barriers.

Monday, February 17, 2014

School of Education, School of Information collaboration wins EDUCAUSE competition

Tags: digital media and education, fishman, technology

GradeCraft, a project led by Barry Fishman, associate professor in the U-M School of Education and School of Information, and developed by a collaborative team representing both schools, was selected as a winner in the 2014 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Horizon Report Video Competition.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Barry Fishman discusses online professional development for teachers in Education Week

Tags: digital signage, educational studies, fishman, instructional improvement, k-12, professional development, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality, teaching and learning, technology

He says "The expansion of good online materials and easy access has put the control of this type of learning back into teachers' hands."

Friday, December 02, 2011

Barry Fishman discusses digital technology and education in CQ Researcher

Tags: digital signage, fishman, technology

He contributes to the lengthy article on several aspects of the topic, including what can be learned from video games (Why do people work so hard at video games? How can these incentives be applied to education?); the wisdom of schools adopting different kinds of technology; the use of cell phones and GPS devices; and the value of human interaction in education.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Barry Fishman discusses technology and learning on a podcast

Tags: digital signage, fishman, technology

In a 26-minute discussion (audio available online), Fishman discusses the ways that technology can facilitate learning.

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