NED Events Calendar

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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Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Spring Term


You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Preview the Syllabus Term ​​Course Dates Spring December... Continue Reading →

What’s New in D2L Brightspace: December 2023

This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the December 2023 release (version 20.23.12) that will be available in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, December 21. RSVP Required 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... Continue Reading →


Equity and Inclusion Faculty Learning Community: Spring 2024

January 24 - April 18, 2024 Meeting dates vary by discipline, see below Equity and Inclusion Faculty Learning Communities REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 12, 2024 Spring 2024 Disciplines: Healthcare Professions and Cross-Discipline Share the flyer Description The Minnesota State Educational Development and Technology unit supports faculty within disciplines to come together to explore culturally responsive teaching... Continue Reading →

OER Learning Circles: Spring 2024

Spring 2024 OER Learning Circles February 12 - April 28 Apply by January 12   Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to saving students on the cost of textbooks and course resources. There are 5 Project Types: Redesign a course around OER. Create ancillary materials to complement an... Continue Reading →

Manage Course Dates to Improve Student Engagement: Spring 2024

January 22 - February 11, 2024 Short Course Course Learning Objectives  After completing the course, participants will be able to:  Understand and differentiate online course tools, features, and applications (Import/Export/Copy Components, Manage Dates, and Brightspace Pulse) that may be utilized to manage course dates Understand best practices using online course tools and features to communicate... Continue Reading →


Empathy by Design: Spring 2024

January 22 – February 11, 2024 Short Course Description  This course is intended for Minnesota State faculty who are either teaching or planning to teach an online or hybrid course and are interested applying evidence-based strategies for humanizing the learning experience through effective facilitation and course design. The course is online and asynchronous. Although there... Continue Reading →


OEN Webinar

Open Education Network (OEN) Webinars introduce Minnesota State faculty and staff to open educational resources, creative commons licensing, and the work with the Open Textbook Library at the University of... Continue Reading →

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