Educational Development Digest : August 2020

Attending to Cognitive Capacity in Videos The availability of screen recording tools like, Kaltura Capture, a tool available to the entire Minnesota State community, has made it extremely easy for anyone to record their screen as they narrate. As such, videos have become a popular way to deliver instruction to students.  Media outlets [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] that cover education... Continue Reading →

Educational Development Digest: May 2020

Subscribe to the ASA Newsletter Join the Faculty Development Listserv Pivoting from Emergency Remote Teaching to Intentional Online Teaching by Catherine Ford If you could choose one word to describe the last six weeks, what would it be? Chaotic, whirlwind, abrupt, disruptive, or challenging? If so, you are not alone; these have been a few... Continue Reading →

Shark Tank Open Success Story: Development of competency-based digital badges

Digital badges can be helpful for communicating skills and competencies that a person successfully acquires or demonstrates. St. Cloud State University received innovation funding through Minnesota State and partnered with North Hennepin Community College to explore ways that digital badges can complement existing credentials, and help bridge the communication gap between the skills students have and the... Continue Reading →

Innovating through COVID-19 Funding: A Minnesota State Multimedia Project

The Innovating through COVID-19 funding program encourages the sharing and use of innovative practices in online teaching and student services.  Funding is dedicated to the creation of good quality multimedia demonstrations of practices developed or perfected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Multimedia demonstrations will be shared system-wide in preparation for fall 2020.  Faculty and staff innovators are invited to submit an application describing the innovative practice they have... Continue Reading →

Pay It Forward Funding is Back at the Shark Tank Open

For the third year in a row, Educational Innovations is pleased to provide a unique opportunity for Minnesota State employees attending the Shark Tank Open (STO) – Pay It Forward Funding!  Pay It Forward Funding is available for up to $10,000, and rewards innovators who wish to replicate a previously funded innovation project on their college or university campus. ... Continue Reading →

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