Autumm Caines

University of Michigan – Dearborn, USA

Autumm Caines is an Instructional Designer at the University of Michigan – Dearborn in the Hub for Teaching and Learning Resources, prior to which she held professional appointments at St. Norbert College and Capital University. She holds a MA in Educational Technology from The Ohio State University. She also helps to organize and facilitate Open/Connected online events for the purposes of faculty development and her own practice in digital stewardship, most recently with the tags #DigCiz, #DigPINS, and #EthicalEdTech. Autumm tweets @autumm and maintains a web portfolio at

Develop your teaching with Autumm Caines
thick greetings
Thick Greetings
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora, Autumm Caines, Laura Gibbs, Rebecca J. Hogue
Try out a slower and more deliberate opportunity for everyone to introduce themselves.
pass the ball
Pass the Ball & How Do You Make Rice?
by Autumm Caines, Patrice Prusko
The purpose of this activity is to engage in a discussion about identity and difference.
Critical Uncertainties
by Autumm Caines, Maha Bali
Engage everyone in making sense of profound challenges. Use to address difficult or confusing topics.
Online Facilitation Refresher
Online Facilitation Refresher
by Flower Darby, Leigh Graves Wolf, Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Virna Rossi, Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Mia Zamora
Getting back into the swing of online facilitation? This learning path takes you through the top tips, tools and advice offered by OneHE experts over the last year.
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appreciative interviews
Appreciative Interviews
by Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Mia Zamora
This activity will help students prepare for working in groups by discovering and building on the roots of their successes.
About Video Conferencing
by Maha Bali, Autumm Caines
Addressing many of the questions you might have about video conferencing.
Surrealist Free Drawing Introductions
by Autumm Caines
Creative take on doing intros that can help students to know one another and challenges perfection paralysis.
Equity Unbound map
Community Building
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora, Autumm Caines
Equity Unbound present strategies for creating communities built on principles of equity and care that produce learning spaces in which all students can flourish.
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