Category: Uses of Technology and Social Media in International Education

Learning Management System Pre-Population Calendar and Effects on Academic Performance

Friday, Jun 2
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Table 13

In this poster presentation, explore Course Hack, an online tool that helps students to improve time management skills and academic performance by instantly importing assignment deadlines to digital calendars after uploading course syllabi.

Jianyang Mei

Cultural Assistant
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Jianyang Mei is a Ph.D candidate in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) at Michigan State University, and she earned her M.A. in HALE program at Michigan State in 2012. As the Cultural Assistant at Michigan State University Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative, she mainly serves international students, especially first-year international students, with their transition and adaptation in acaemic learning and daily life at Michigan State University. Jianyang is also an experienced Chinese language teacher in college level. She has teaching experience at Naikai University in Tianjin, China, Kettering University, and Michigan State University, and developed online pre-departure seminar for students in Michigan State University Chinese language study abroad programs in China. Jianyang's research interests include students' retention and completion, international student recruitment and integration, international education, teaching and learning, study abroad program, and second language acquisition.

Chris Roszell

Co-founder, CEO
Ann Arbor, MI

Chris Roszell is the Co-founder and CEO of and KnowSun Data Consulting, years of experience with Educational Technologies. Graduate of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and James Madison College at Michigan State University University (International Relations and Chinese). He his passionate about applying state of the art techniques in data science to efficiency problems across industry verticals including in education.