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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Description You can help your students achieve your course objectives by learning to write targeted, specific learning objectives for each module or week of your class. Great module objectives help you keep your goals in mind as you determine what and how you will teach and assess our students each week. In this 1 hour... Continue Reading →
Automated or machine-generated closed captioning is a game changer for media accessibility. Learn about the pros and cons of automated captioning and transcripts and how to best utilize this developing technology. 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... Continue Reading →
In this webinar, we will cover some tips and tricks for using D2L Quizzes to assess student knowledge and skills. Topics will include creating and using test banks and item pools, using smart testing to quiz student only on content they have not yet mastered, providing feedback, and how to make grading more efficient. RSVP... Continue Reading →
Description In this webinar, participants will discuss how caring for students of color and low-income students becomes a political act because it pushes back against the racialized disparities in academic outcomes that continue to affect our students. Participants will investigate how to construct caring teacher-student relationships that stem from their intentions to positively influence the... Continue Reading →
July 5 - July 25, 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 Improve learning with retrieval practice teaching methods. Learn six practical strategies for your synchronous and asynchronous courses that use retrieval to enhance academic achievement and long-term learning. Outcomes: Define... Continue Reading →
July 12 - August 1, 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... Continue Reading →
July 12 - August 1, 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,... Continue Reading →
This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the July 2021 release (version 20.21.07) that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, July 15. RSVP Required Use the RSVP... Continue Reading →
Participants will review the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework: social, cognitive, and teaching presence (Garrison, Anderson & Archer, 2000), and consider specific strategies to create a more inclusive and equitable online course... Continue Reading →
Description Improve learning with retrieval practice teaching methods! Learn six practical strategies for your online courses that use retrieval to enhance academic achievement and long-term learning. Outcomes: Define retrieval practice... Continue Reading →
Approved by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees in November 2020 after a three-year collaborative development process, the Minnesota State Guided Learning Pathways Framework (GLP Framework) is an enterprise-level student... Continue Reading →