Call for Reviewers – Innovation Funding

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 →

Watch the Innovation Funding Information Session

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 →

Shark Tank Open Success Story: MN REFLECT

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 →

Announcing the 2021 Innovation Funding Round

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 →

Innovating through COVID-19: Teaching Techniques from Colleagues

Faculty from around Minnesota State applied for and received innovation funding to develop multimedia projects that demonstrate teaching practices that were perfected or created during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Browse the Innovating Through COVID-19 gallery to find these demonstrations of teaching techniques that may benefit you and your students! These practices include: Creating Interactive Lecture Video QuizzesTeaching... Continue Reading →

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 →

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