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Encouraging Student-Teacher Communication with Private Discussions

September 8, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Private discussions have multiple uses in Brightspace. You can communicate with students one-on-one, keep track of student to instructor communication, and encourage students to keep a reflective journal. You can use private discussions as a means of aiding reflection, deepening students understanding, and stimulating critical thinking.

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Use the RSVP tool below to register. 

After registering, a calendar invite with details on how to join will be sent to you, please add this event to your calendar. 

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Campuses may want to know if their faculty are using the educational development resources and opportunities made available from Minnesota State to best tailor their on-campus offerings. We will provide participation information upon campus request. You may opt out of this report by contacting We plan to use your contact information to send you information about upcoming events on the NED Events Calendar for which you may be interested.

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. 


Please contact the facilitator Karen Wenz.


September 8, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Karen Wenz
Academic Technologies
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