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OER FAQ: May

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL... Continue Reading →

Free

Assessment Design for Student Motivation: Option 3 (Webinar)

Online

Boost motivation and academic honesty in your online courses. In this one-hour webinar you will learn three factors that contribute to academic motivation and some immediately applicable strategies to implement these factors in your own online courses. Outcomes At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to… List at least two factors that... Continue Reading →

Free

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