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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Equity 101: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)
June 14, 2021Free
June 14 – July 4, 2021
Course Learning Objectives
After completing the course, participants will be able to:
- Define basic language surrounding equity and inclusion
- Critically examine ideas about people, perspectives, and experiences that are different from your own
- Explain the deficit vs. asset mindset and the importance of the asset mindset
- Reflect on your own identity and how it is constructed
- Identify some of our own assumptions, practices, and policies that are inequitable
- Explain the need for continuing education in equity and inclusion and locate Minnesota State resources for continued growth as an equity-minded educator
Faculty (Full-time and part-time), Instructional Designers and Technologists, Faculty Developers/Trainers, and staff.
Estimated Time Commitment
Most participants are able to complete this course by committing 2-3 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.
*Limit 30 Participants
Use the RSVP tool below to register. Because we need time to enroll participants into the corresponding D2L Brightspace Course site, we will close RSVPs one week prior to the start of this 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.
Data Use: Campuses 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
This course is hosted and facilitated using shared D2L Brightspace instance of Minnesota State called, MnSite. Using the RSVP tool below allows us to send you reminders about this course and share important information following the course including how to access the corresponding D2L Brightspace course site.
Contact facilitator(s) Marilea Bramer, Alvaro Plachejo, and Ron Ferguson.
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