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.
Learn more on the NED Resource Site.
June 1 - June 13, 2021 Description Whether you are new to online teaching and learning or an experienced user of D2L Brightspace, you can use the pre-formatted HTML Templates and Course Template as starting points when designing a new course or re-designing an existing course. The templates provide you with example materials and course... Continue Reading →
June 1 - June 20, 2021 Description Not only can improving online assessments more accurately capture what students know, but it can also increase learning, deter student cheating, and save you time over the long term. In this short course, you'll examine and apply principles of validity & reliability and writing effective quiz and test... Continue Reading →
June 1 - August 22, 2021 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 opportunity to examine... Continue Reading →
June 1 - June 13, 2021 Description QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those... Continue Reading →
With approximately 86 percent of Minnesota’s graduates in law enforcement graduating from one of the Minnesota State colleges or universities, we recognize our important role in advancing meaningful reforms in law enforcement. While education alone is not the entire solution to police reform, it is a piece of the puzzle. Minnesota State convened a taskforce... Continue Reading →
June 7 - June 27, 2021 Description You may have used Kaltura MediaSpace as the quickest way to record your screen for a lecture, or as a place to store your recordings. Now is the time to reflect and identify the instructional objective first and consider the best tool for the job. By the end... Continue Reading →
June 7 - June 27, 2021 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, participants will... Continue Reading →
June 7 - June 27, 2021 Description This course is intended for Minnesota State faculty who are either teaching or planning to teach an online or hybrid course and are... Continue Reading →
June 7 - August 8, 2021 (Break 7/3 - 7/11) Course Learning Objectives Construct a course schedule, template, or outline that includes at least one learning objective for each module... Continue Reading →
June 14 - July 3, 2021 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) and the assessments that are aligned to help measure and... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
This webinar will focus on new features and updated changes in the June 2021 release (version 20.21.06) that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, June 17. 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 →