The Shark Tank Open was held virtually on April 8, 2021. If you were unable to attend, or wanted to watch more than one pitch presentation happening simultaneously, Educational Innovations is happy to provide recordings of these pitch presentations, and the Innovation Expo recordings, at MinnState.edu/Shark.
Pay It Forward Funding is available for up to $10,000, and rewards innovators who wish to replicate previously funded innovations from a college or university campus. Due May 7, 2021.
Teach Together Minnesota! Keynote, New Equity 101 Short Course, Consider the importance of aesthetics in learning experiences, explore anti-racist and culturally responsive teaching practices, hear student experiences at Teach Together Minnesota!
The April 2021 Transfer & Degree Audit Newsletter is now available. In this issue: Virtual Transfer Fair, New International Baccalaureate Exams, Modernized and Improved ACE Military Guide, Monthly Webinar, and more!
Educational Innovations at the Minnesota State system office is pleased to announce the 2021 innovation funding recipients for small seed and sustaining innovation funding projects. Recipients were chosen based on the outcomes of a competitive review program and received up to $10,000. Review teams were comprised of faculty, staff, administrators, and students from the Minnesota State system.
Learn about how faculty from OER Learning Circle cohorts have been helping save students money by adapting their courses to OER at the OER Project Showcase. The showcase will be held virtually across four days in April with a handful of OER Learning Circle participants in each, presenting their work and answering questions.
Minnesota State is seeking members for a two-year cohort within the MN REFLECT project. The project brings together faculty from across disciplines, institutions, and experience to participate in a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) faculty learning community. Minnesota State MN REFLECT scholars will be supported as they develop, implement, and present research results at a conference or in a journal. Research studies should focus on pedagogical practices that enhance the teaching and student experience.
Interested in getting an up-close look at an innovation? Attend a workshop April 9 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. There are four to choose from: culturally responsive pedagogy, digital badging, the power of an innovative mindset, and virtual reality.
Funded by a large seed grant through the Shark Tank Open, Bridges Health is an emerging pedagogic model at Winona State University providing innovative clinical education and training to a wide variety of students to effectively prepare for entry into practice in today’s complex healthcare environment. This model collaborates with community organizations to form academic-community partnerships that serve students and the local community.
The Network for Educational Development (NED) is pleased to offer the Essentials of Being a Scholarly Teacher series of short courses, long courses, and learning communities on the NED event calendar.
This year there will be four themed (virtual) rooms with four presentations each. Get a sneak peek of this year's project titles and the campuses they come from.