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.
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.
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.
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.
This year, the Innovation Expo will feature presentations held throughout the month leading up to the 2021 Virtual Shark Tank Open (March 2 – April 7, 2021).
The Shark Tank Open is Minnesota State Educational Innovation’s premier innovation event, drawing educators from across 37 colleges and universities for one grand afternoon of reimagining education!
Educational Innovations invites faculty, staff, and administrators to participate as application reviewers in the FY21 innovation funding round. Innovation funding provides seed and sustaining grants for campus projects that support student, faculty, and staff innovation and show great potential for improving teaching, learning, and access for students across the system’s 37 colleges and universities. Individual... Continue Reading →
Anyone interested in learning more about innovation funding opportunities but missed the information sessions, are invited to watch the recording. Watch on MediaSpace (Sign in with StarID@MinnState.edu) Applications for the FY21 round must be received by 4:00 pm on January 22, 2021 for consideration. Learn more in the announcement. Faculty and staff can find the application on the Innovation Funding... Continue Reading →
Starting in the 2016-2017 school year, Anoka-Ramsey Community College launched a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning initiative to encourage and support community college faculty in conducting research on effective teaching strategies in the community college classroom. With additional innovation funding, Anoka-Ramsey developed the MN REFLECT program, which stands for Research Experiences For Learning, Engaging, Connecting,... Continue Reading →
Minnesota State seeks to support student, faculty, and staff innovation that shows great potential for improving teaching, learning, and access for students across its 37 colleges and universities. Funded projects will aim to address obstacles to student success by using existing technologies, resources, or practices in innovative ways. Projects that can help support the Minnesota State... Continue Reading →