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Improving Online Assessments: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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 →

Free

Applying the QM Rubric: Summer 2021 (2 week short course)

Online

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 →

Free

Minnesota State Law Enforcement Education Reform Taskforce Update (Webinar)

Online

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 →

Free

Creating Accessible Course Documents: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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 →

Free

Assessment of Student Learning: Summer 2021 (Start 3 weeks)

Online

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 →

Free

Equity 101: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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 →

Free

What’s new in D2L Brightspace: June 2021 (Webinar)

Online

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 →

Free