The 2022 Shark Tank Open presenters and room themes have been announced! This year there will be three themed (virtual) rooms with four presentations each.
Faculty and staff will have seven minutes to present their innovative project ideas to a panel of judges (the sharks) in an effort to receive up to $25,000 in innovation funding.
Below is a sneak peek of this year’s project titles and the campuses they come from.
Room Theme: Online Learning and Educational Technology
|Student Extended Reality Laboratory – Uncover and Understand||Winona State University|
|Remote Learning Studio with Lightboards||Southwest Minnesota State University|
|Innovating the Science Classroom for Widespread Engagement||St. Cloud State University|
|Student Reviews Driving Change in the Online Learning Experience||Lake Superior College|
Room Theme: Pedagogical Innovations and OER
|First Year of Spanish OER Textbook: Vamos pa’l norte: Learning Spanish in Minnesota||Bemidji State University|
|Global and Cultural Studies (GCST) 1970 Environmental Justice and Nature Immersion Collaboration between North Hennepin Community College, YMCA Camp Northern Lights, Three Rivers Park District and local K-12 Districts||North Hennepin Community College|
|A Model for the Development of Cross-Disciplinary Anti-Racist Education: The Faculty Cohort Approach||Winona State University|
|Visualizing Biology||Southwest Minnesota State University|
Room Theme: Curriculum Innovations
|Experiential Tapestries Project: Interweaving Hispanic Studies and Computer Sciences through Languages and Cultures||Minnesota State University, Mankato|
|Shark Tank! Engaging diverse students to boost enrollments and target Equity 2030 goals||Minnesota State University Moorhead|
|Career to College (C2C): Seamless IT Education Transition from CEWD to Degrees||Minneapolis College|
|Solomon Comstock and his Old Soldiers: Telling the Story of Minnesota Civil War Veterans with Digital Humanities||Minnesota State University Moorhead|
Visit the Innovation Gallery to learn more about innovation projects happening at campuses throughout the Minnesota State system.
Contact Stephen Kelly.