Developing an Institutional Anti-Racist Framework

As Minnesota State continues to move towards becoming a more equitable environment, we are committed to incorporating anti-racist ethos on our campuses. All Minnesota State employees are welcome to join the webinar "Developing an Institutional Anti-Racist Framework" on January 21, 2021 from 9:00 - 10:30 am, an opportunity from the Minnesota State Office of Equity... Continue Reading →

Register for the Spring 2021 Book Group!

Registration is open for the Spring 2021 Book Group! This is a statewide opportunity to read, discuss, interact, share, and learn with a book on a topic relevant to our work and create action plans to create more equitable learning opportunities for students on our campuses and to eliminate the equity gap by 2030. All... Continue Reading →

Upcoming OER Opportunities

Please see below the upcoming open educational resources (OER) opportunities available from Minnesota State for faculty and staff. Join the OER Community Site to receive a weekly email of upcoming Network for Educational Development events. The OER Community Site is also where to find OER resources, news, and information on Z-Degrees, Opendora, OER guides, and... Continue Reading →

Educational Development Digest: November

Self-care for both faculty and students Social and emotional health and their impact on the classroom Social Emotional Learning  November can sometimes heighten anxiety for both faculty and students as the looming semester’s end makes the reality of final projects and papers, grading, finals preparation, and preparation for the spring semester (can’t even think about... Continue Reading →

Join the October Conversations with Colleagues for a discussion about the upcoming elections

October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 - 1:00 pm Watch a welcome video from this month’s faculty facilitator Miki Huntington (Minneapolis College & Metropolitan State University). The upcoming 2020 elections present an important opportunity for civic engagement, learning, and action. We invite all faculty to be a part of community efforts to mobilize, educate, and commit to full... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Series: Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue & Recognizing Political Affiliation as a Social Identity

Personal Learning as Part of Educational Development: A NED Affiliated Series Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 1 Recognizing Political Affiliation as a Social Identity Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 2 These structured 75 minute round table discussions begin with topic orientation and then direct engagement in large and small groups in... Continue Reading →

4th Annual OER Librarian’s Workshop Day

The 4th Annual OER Librarian’s Workshop Day has been reconfigured into a virtual format and presents two entry points for engagement based on background knowledge and experience in OER: OER Discovery and Introduction to AdvocacyFriday, September 18, 20208:30 am – 12:00 pm This virtual event is for librarians who are new to OER and related... Continue Reading →

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