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.
May 24 - June 13, 2021 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. Here is what participants will do in this course: Apply Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to course... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →