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Social Innovation in the Classroom

Social Innovation in the Classroom

A call from CEO Shaunak Roy prompted Medill professor Daniel A. Gruber to pilot Yellowdig, a social learning and analytics software platform in his classroom.

Yellowdig, a discussion board tool within Canvas that has the look and feel of Facebook, is used to promote deeper discussions from students about links posted to the course site by their instructor or peers. 

Gruber, Assistant Professor in the Medill IMC department and Courtesy Professor of Management & Organizations in the Kellogg School of Management, had previously used Twitter to engage his students in commenting on the "In the News" segment of his Strategic Communications course, in which he asks students to connect the things they are seeing in media outlets to the concepts they are learning in class.

Continue at https://digitallearning.northwestern.edu/article/2016/03/11/social-innovation-classroom

Interview with Lori Rosenkopf of UPenn

Interview with Lori Rosenkopf of UPenn

Interview with Professor Karin Enloe of Arizona State University.

Interview with Professor Karin Enloe of Arizona State University.