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  • IDES 240: Computer-Aided Design for Designers

    Emphasis placed on learning how to use AutoCAD software (not design skills) to produce 2-dimensional drawings, templates and layouts.

  • Integrated Pest Management Academy

    The Desire to Learn Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Academy is an interactive, online program designed to provide a comprehensive and convenient online learning experience. Current topics include an introduction to IPM, plant science, soils 101, natural enemies, conserving pollinators, Enviroweather and scouting.

  • Service based learning builds empathy

    Published on December 16, 2013
    Demonstrate and build healthy relationships by showing empathy and kindness towards others.

  • Diverse learning environments benefit students

    Published on April 24, 2015
    Two recent literacy studies highlight the importance of creating learning environments that reflect a diverse population.

  • Keeping learning alive this summer

    Published on June 6, 2016
    Six ideas to limit summer learning loss.

  • My Horse University Program

    My Horse University (MHU) was established in 2005 at MSU, the pioneer land-grant university with nationally ranked programs in equine science and management. MHU brings research and knowledge from world-renowned experts to online courses and products. MHU’s courses provide a comprehensive and convenient learning experience for horse enthusiasts throughout the world. Courses include:

  • FOR 222: Forestry Field Methods

    In this course, students learn a variety of basic field techniques used in forestry, including tree/forest measurements and inventory techniques, land navigation with GPS and orienteering with a map and compass. The course assumes no prior knowledge of forestry and is mostly outdoor-lab-based, with classroom lectures providing context and supplemental learning to facilitate field exercises.

  • Learning in the kitchen

    Published on September 13, 2013
    Activities in the kitchen can be fun, but also extremely educational.

  • Extending learning by teaching others

    Published on December 7, 2016
    Pulling together partnerships is a win-win-win!

  • Your child’s learning style: Part 1

    Published on February 28, 2014
    How does your child learn best? As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Learn more about how to help your child discover their strengths and have successful learning experiences.

  • Hands-on learning for young children

    Published on September 12, 2012
    Using hands-on activities in early childhood is a great way to link new concepts to ideas that children already understand. The Hands-On Activities database provides activities that are hands-on and ready-to-do in a variety of early childhood settings.

  • Introduction to Lakes

    Introduction to Lakes is a six-week online course specially designed for lake users, lakefront property owners and lake managers interested in learning about inland lakes. From the comfort of home or office, participants have 24/7 access to six online units complete with closed-captioned video lectures, interactive activities, additional resources, discussion forums, quizzes and live chat sessions with classmates and MSU Extension experts.

  • Tips for building social emotional learning

    Published on July 24, 2017
    Considerations for creating 4-H clubs and youth programs that support social emotional learning.

  • Activity 8: Continued Learning | Native American Institute

    Honoring the Whole Student: Activity 8 focuses on Continued Learning.

  • 4-H Cloverbud and Service: Citizen Science – Learning About Nature and Gathering Data

    Published on May 30, 2019
    This project is about coming together as a team and learning about the nature in your community and gathering data.

  • Investigating service learning centers for college

    Published on October 15, 2014
    Students can consider looking into the service learning centers at universities as they prepare for college.

  • Millennials: Priorities and styles in learning

    Published on April 21, 2015
    Millennials have unique attributes that affect the ways they learn best. Here is an outline of those differences.

  • Your child’s learning style: Part 2

    Published on July 14, 2014
    How does your child learn best? As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. Learn more about how to help kinesthetic learners discover their strengths and have successful learning experiences.