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Messaging and Advocacy for Public Health Professionals

School of Public Health offers this online course for health professionals interested in learning how to advocate for human and environmental health when speaking with big decision makers. #60+mins #PublicHealth #OnlineCourse #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Communication #Sustainability

 08-27-2018 12:00 PM - 12-31-2025 12:00 PM ET

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MXL Builds CubeSats to Measure Atmospheric Plasma Bubbles

Michigan Exploration Laboratory Director James Cutler discusses the two TBEx satellites the lab developed and launched, as part of a NASA project, to study upper atmospheric plasma bubbles. August 27, 2019. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #Technology #Environment/Sustainability #SpaceScience #ClimateSciences #Communication #JamesCutler

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Talking with Touch

Industrial and Operations Engineering Professor Nadine Sarter expands the under-utilized mechanism of touch to connect humans and machine interfaces. Sarter believes "more collaborative automation" is the solution. August 22, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #Technology #Robotics #Communication ​​

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Cooperative Communication

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $3. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. This course equips participants with an understanding of the critical importance of communication and adaptive tools for addressing it throughout the process of change. Participants will build a cooperative communication plan to apply to real situations. Audience Public health, nursing, and other...

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Leading Teams

In this course, you will learn how to build your team, improve teamwork and collaboration, and sustain team performance through continuous learning and improvement. Specifically, you will learn best practices for composing a team and aligning individual and team goals. You will also learn how to establish roles, build structures, and manage decision making so that your team excels. This course will also help you manage critical team processes such as conflict resolution and building trust...

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Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills

We all negotiate on a daily basis. On a personal level, we negotiate with friends, family, landlords, car sellers and employers, among others. Negotiation is also the key to business success. No business can survive without profitable contracts. Within a company, negotiation skills can lead to your career advancement. I hope that you will join the hundreds of thousands of learners who have made “Successful Negotiation” one of the most popular and highly-rated MOOCs worldwide. In the...

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The Science of Success: What Researchers Know that You Should Know

This engaging course is designed to help you achieve the success that you desire. Drawing on decades of scientific research, you will learn what the most successful people do differently than others, why IQ is not the most significant predictor of success (and can sometimes backfire), and why many commonly held beliefs hold people back from achieving their goals. Although this course is based on the science of success, you will learn many practical ideas that you can apply to your own life...

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New U-M Center Will Promote Social Media Responsibility, Tackle Fake News

School of Information's Center for Social Media Responsibility former Executive Director Garlin Gilchrist talks about the new center's goal to promote intellectual responsibility and informational principles for social media use. March 6, 2018. #5-15mins #Information #web-article #SchoolofInformation #Technology #Society #Social Media #Communication #InformationScience #Media #GarlinGilchristII

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Screen Size Matters: Consumers Less Attentive to News Content on Small Screens

U-M professor Stuart Soroka and Texas A&M colleague find that video news reviewed on smaller screens does not elicit the same alertness and attentiveness as that of larger screens. July 8, 2019. #<5mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #GovernmentandPolitics #Communication #Politics #Media #StuartSoroka ​​​​​​​​​​

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Healthy Kids Through Active Tech: The 2019 Integrated Product Development Trade Show

School of Art & Design and Michigan Ross Professors Stephanie Tharp & Eric Svaan discuss smartwatch prototype and companion app -Voco- allowing parents and children to communicate through healthy tech habits while also maintaining a child's independence. April 26, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Technology #Development #Children #Communication #StephanieTharp #EricSvaan ​​​​​​​​​​​