Educational Development Digest: April 2020

Subscribe to the ASA Newsletter | Join the Faculty Development Listserv Pedagogy and Practice Initiatives Update NED Event Highlight Share Your Voice Academic Technology Tips Upcoming Events Using a face to face small group strategy (Jigsaw) in an online environment  Prior to COVID-19, the students in your classes may have spent time moving in and out... Continue Reading →

Announcing the 2020 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. Priority will be given to projects and... Continue Reading →

Z-Degree Project Participants Announced

Supported in part by funding through the State of Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota State announces its Zero-Textbook Cost Degree (Z-Degree) Project participants. Z-Degree Large Grant The following six colleges have received up to $100,000 to meet an ambitious goal directed by the State of Minnesota 91st Legislature (SF2415) to offer a Z-Degree on each of their... Continue Reading →

Educational Development Digest | October 2019

This month we highlight the Faculty Developer’s Network and improving student-to-content interactions. Faculty Developer’s Network Members of the Faculty Developer’s Network are engaged in leading or working with faculty development opportunities on campus. This might be through a formal Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), elected faculty to chair the campus faculty development committee, or... Continue Reading →

Announcing: DARS through eTranscript

DARS through eTranscript Within the eTranscript application, staff will now have access to not only a student’s MNTC degree audit, but also their program/major audit(s) from other institutions. Degree audits will be available for any program/major that a student may have declared (both active and end-dated) as long as data is not missing in ISRS... Continue Reading →

Educational Development Digest | September 2019

On behalf of the Educational Innovations unit of Academic and Student Affairs of Minnesota State, welcome to start of the 2019-2020 academic year! In the digest this month, we are highlighting some upcoming opportunities available through the Network for Educational Development including a number of short courses and a series of opportunities to support our... Continue Reading →

OER Opportunities at Minnesota State

Please see below the upcoming open educational resources (OER) opportunities available from Minnesota State for faculty and staff this fall. Z-Degree Project Minnesota State is embarking on a project to create three new zero cost textbook degrees (Z-Degrees) on three different college campuses. We invite campuses in our system to consider being part of this... Continue Reading →

Educational Development Digest | August 2019

News & Events New Digest Title and Schedule If you read the Faculty Development Digest in the past, you’ll notice that the digest has a new name, the Educational Development Digest. This new title reflects a change to how the field of faculty development is broadening to include all those that support student learning. This... Continue Reading →

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