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The NED was established to provide educational development opportunities that are designed by Minnesota State faculty and staff for Minnesota State faculty and staff. These opportunities help build awareness, develop knowledge, skills, and abilities, and provide space for reflecting and revising.

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Designing Your Course for Student Learning: Spring 2024

April 8, 2024

NED Themes

April 8 – April 28, 2024

Short Course


This 3 week short course provides participants an opportunity to review the design of their course so that the assignments they have planned in a course are aligned with the learning objectives students are supposed to master.

Course Learning Objectives 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to course module objectives.
  • Select assessment tools, learning materials, and learning activities that align with course and module objectives.
  • Explore various teaching and learning tools that align with a course design.
  • Implement a course map for one module using D2L Brightspace.

Technical Skill Requirements 

  • Use a web browser 
  • Create, save and upload Word documents 
  • Navigate Microsoft Windows 
  • Create and send an email using your Minnesota State account 
  • Evaluate and decide whether or not to use OneDrive 
  • Perform basic tasks associated with the following D2L Brightspace tools: Content, Quizzes and Assignments

Materials Required 

  • Prior to beginning this course, you should complete the following activities. 
  • Select a course outline to use 
  • Select module to use 
  • Contact your campus D2L/IT Helpdesk to create a D2L Brightspace “Sample/Sandbox” Course if you do not have one

Suggested Audience 

Faculty (Full-time and part-time), Instructional Designers and Technologists, and Faculty Developers/Trainers .

Estimated Time Commitment 

Most participants are able to complete this course by committing 4-6 hours per week. 

Reflect on your Professional Development 

As you progress through this course, please consider how you can use the assignments as a way to highlight your work on your Professional Development Plan. Consider sharing your work with your leadership team. 

Registration Required

Use the RSVP tool below to register. There is a limit of 30 participants per course.

Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provide to send a calendar appointment to remind you of the start date of this short course.

Accommodations: If you require accommodations (live captioning, etc.) to participate in this event, please send an email to the person at the bottom of this page.

Course Location 

This course is hosted and facilitated using shared D2L Brightspace instance of Minnesota State called, MnSite. 


Contact the facilitator Missy Lott.


RSVP to register for this course. A calendar invite will be sent to you to remind you of the course start date.

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April 8, 2024
Event Category:


Developing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Facilitator (if "Other" was selected)
Missy Lott
Facilitator email

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