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Equity and Technology: Fall 2021 (3 week short course)

November 1

Free
Essentials of Being a Scholarly Teacher: Academic Equity

November 1 – November 21, 2021

Course Learning Objectives 

Through engaging in the work of the training, faculty will be able to:

  • Understand how we can design our online, hybrid, blended, and hyflex courses with equity in mind
  • Intentionally create relationships with our students
  • Better understand how to help the students navigate all of the different technological requirements of the classroom
  • Be equity-minded in online environments
  • Know what extra factors to be aware of in an online class environment
To register, participants must have taken the prerequisite short course Equity 101.

Technical Skill Requirements

  • Use a web browser 
  • Create, save and upload Word documents 
  • Navigate Microsoft Windows 
  • Create and send an email using your MinnState account 
  • Evaluate and decide whether or not to use OneDrive 
  • Set up, Attend, and Participate in Zoom gatherings 
  • Perform basic tasks associated with the following D2L Brightspace tools: Content, Quizzes, Surveys, Discussion, and Assignments 

Suggested Audience 

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

*Note that participants must have taken the prerequisite course Equity 101.

Estimated Time Commitment 

Most participants are able to complete this course by committing 4-6 hours per week (mileage may vary).

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

*30 Participant Limit

Use the RSVP tool below to register. Because we need time to enroll participants into the corresponding D2L Brightspace Course site, we will close registration the Friday before the course begins.

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 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 ed-innovations@minnstate.edu. 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.  

Course Location 

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.  

Questions?  

Contact Educational Innovations.

RSVP

30 available Short Course Participant RSVP to register for this short course. Participants must have taken the Equity 101 prerequisite short course.

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Details

Date:
November 1
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Other

Topic
Equity and Inclusion
Aims
Developing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities