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 →

Webinars Now Available – Fall 2020 Faculty Development Opportunities

The Network for Educational Development (NED) announces a list of webinars that are now available for Minnesota State faculty and staff to register for.  These opportunities are in addition to the short course, long course, and learning community opportunities available for Fall 2020. These include 15 short course opportunities, 4 QM sponsored workshops, a learning community on culturally responsive pedagogy, and a semester-long... 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 →

The ABILITY Event – 30 day free virtual event focused on disability rights

St. Cloud State University's Rehabilitation Studies program, in collaboration with the SCSU Confucius Institute, Metropolitan State University, and Hamline University, proudly present our 9th Annual ABILITY Event. Embracing the Difference Globally: The ABILITY Event has been restructured into a 30-day virtual conference to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We... Continue Reading →

2020-2021 OER Activities Announced

Please see below the upcoming open educational resources (OER) opportunities available from Minnesota State for faculty and staff for the 2020-2021 academic year. 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... 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 →

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 →

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