Training Options

Training for Research and Instruction

Generative AI capabilities are wide-ranging and will impact departments across campus in unique ways. For the most relevant guidance and training resources, we recommend first contacting your unit, as they may be able to assist you in accessing training material specifically curated for your area.

For additional GenAI training opportunities, please contact the following offices depending on your campus affiliation.

UM-Ann Arbor

  • ITS Teaching & Learning Generative AI Workshop Series
    ITS and the TTC offer a series of Generative AI workshops for instructors, staff, and students at varying levels. The ITS Teaching & Learning team supports faculty and staff new to using online teaching tools and those looking to explore deeper-dive topics. ITS Teaching & Learning workshop topics include Canvas, Canvas external tools, Generative AI, and MiVideo. To receive workshop announcements and reminders, self enroll in Canvas at Michigan.
  • Michigan Online: ChatGPT Teachout 
    This Teach-Out introduces learners to artificial intelligence and explains how large language models and chatbots like ChatGPT work. You will better understand the ethical use of artificial intelligence, the implications of authorship, and how tools like ChatGPT might be utilized and regulated moving forward.
  • Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC)
    The Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TeachTech) supports the U-M community’s efforts to leverage technology for teaching, learning, and research. We provide training, opportunities and resources for the use of technology that is driven by purpose rather than tools. TeachTech members connect you to a wide variety of services and experts across all campus units through consultations, workshops, collaborations, and other activities.
  • Center for Academic Innovation 
    Academic Innovation is a strategic priority for the University of Michigan. Through curricular innovation, educational data and research, and tools for learning, Academic Innovation aims to shape the future of learning and redefine public residential education at a 21st century research university by unlocking new opportunities for the University of Michigan community and learners around the world.
  • Center for Research on Learning and Teaching 
    CRLT is dedicated to the support and advancement of evidence-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development of all members of the campus teaching community. CRLT partners with faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and administrators to develop and sustain a university culture that values and rewards teaching, respects and supports individual differences among learners, and creates learning environments in which diverse students and instructors can excel.


  • Hub for Teaching and Learning Resources 
    The Hub for Teaching and Learning Resources (often referred to simply as the “Hub”) collaborates with faculty to strengthen a campus teaching culture rooted in scholarship that supports student learning, encourages measured pedagogical risk-taking, fosters teaching for equity, and builds community among faculty and students.


  • Increase your awareness of generative artificial intelligence (5 minute video) 
    In this video, Laura McLeman, Director of The Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching, and Nick Gaspar, Director of The Office of Online and Digital Education, discuss the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) at UM-Flint. They explain the concept of generative AI and its potential to reshape teaching and learning, highlighting the challenges of identifying AI-generated content and the importance of responsible AI use. Additionally, they provide suggestions for designing assignments and assessments in the age of generative AI, emphasize UM-Flint's commitment to supporting faculty and students, and invite the campus community to engage in further exploration and discussion.
  • The Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching 
    The TCLT acknowledges and advances excellence in teaching throughout the Flint campus and across all modalities. The center assists faculty in their efforts to deepen knowledge of their current teaching practice, explore new methods for promoting active learning, and incorporate new technologies into teaching.
  • The Office of Online and Digital Education 
    ODE supports the design, development, and delivery of online programs and courses for the University of Michigan-Flint and connects you with the tools you need for instruction, learning, and support. As a “one-stop-shop” for online learning and teaching, ODE works directly with students and faculty to bring accessible, relevant, and high-quality education and training outside the confines of the classroom walls and beyond.