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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May 23 - June 12, 2022 Short Course Description By the end of this three week short course, you will be able to use D2L Brightspace tools (including Content, HTML Editor, and Release Conditions) to improve the student-to-content interaction. You will be provided with efficient ways to create and add existing content materials in the... Continue Reading →
May 23 - June 12, 2022 Short Course Description 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... Continue Reading →
Description In this webinar, host Karen Pikula and a panel from the system office will answer questions about open educational resources, intellectual property, creative commons licenses, Z-degrees, and more! Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit a question beforehand View all OER Events. RSVP Required... Continue Reading →
Spend some time creating aligned module objectives for your class! In this 1 hour webinar, we will go through a brief overview of Bloom’s Taxonomy, practice writing learning objectives and then have an open forum to get feedback on your newly written objectives. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. After registering, a... Continue Reading →
May 31 - June 19, 2022 Short Course Description This three week short course provides faculty and staff and opportunity to practice making digital materials accessible to those who use a screen reader. The course will introduce participants to basic techniques for using tools available in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and PowerPoint. Additionally,... Continue Reading →
May 31 - June 19, 2022 Short Course Description This course is an introduction to retrieval practice teaching methods. Retrieval practice focuses on improving long-term learning. We help students retrieve through deliberate recall of skills and knowledge, spaced out over time, and reviewed along with other concepts. More than 100 years of educational research in... Continue Reading →
May 31 - August 21, 2022 Faculty Learning Community Description Our chancellor has given us the challenge of eliminating our equity gaps by 2030. How can we, as instructors, shift our teaching practices to meet this goal? One promising path is to ground those practices in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. In this course, we’ll have the... Continue Reading →
June 6 - June 26, 2022 Short Course Description Learn to apply an equity lens to your teaching with technology. This course is an introduction to the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as an equity framework. Explore ways to design courses that address access, accessibility, as well as equitable learning outcomes. In this... Continue Reading →
June 6 - June 26, 2022 Short Course Description This course is sequentially designed to encourage reflection about the structural conditions that inform who we are and how we relate to others. Module 1 explores our individual position within the historical and systemic structures of privilege and oppression, and how those affect our values and... Continue Reading →
June 13 - July 3, 2022 Short Course Description You may have used Zoom as the quickest way to record a lecture or try to replicate a synchronous discussion. Now is the time to reflect and identify the instructional objective first and consider the best tool for the job. By the end of this three–week course you will be able... Continue Reading →
June 13 - July 3, 2022 Short Course (This course was previously titled Assessment of Student Learning) Description How do you really know that your students are learning what you had intended? In this course, you’ll get an opportunity examine the learning objectives in your course (something your students should know or be able to do)... Continue Reading →