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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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 by focusing on four interwoven principles: trust, presence, awareness, and empathy. Participants will also have an opportunity to assess their current courses and practices and identify... 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 in your own words. Articulate one benefit of retrieval for learning. Share at least one applied teaching strategy for incorporating retrieval in synchronous courses. Share... 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 success strategy. Building on evidence from across the nation, the GLP Framework outlines characteristics of effective practices in supporting students throughout their educational journey with... Continue Reading →
Description We will use empathy to understand the impact of the many conditions that have resulted in the miseducation of Latinx/Latine students. In addition, participants will learn about the multiple... Continue Reading →
July 19 - August 1, 2021 Description The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the Quality Matters Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants... Continue Reading →
July 19 - August 8, 2021 Description Captions, transcripts, and audio descriptions make multimedia more accessible. They help provide additional access for vision or hearing impairments, learning disabilities, noisy environments,... Continue Reading →
July 26 - August 15, 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... Continue Reading →
July 26 - August 15, 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 →
July 26 - August 15, 2021 Description This course is an introduction to retrieval practice teaching methods. Retrieval practice focuses on improving long-term learning. We help students retrieve through deliberate... Continue Reading →
You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms Preview the Syllabus The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will... Continue Reading →
August 2 - August 22, 2021 Description You may have used Zoom as the quickest way to record a lecture or try to replicate a synchronous discussion. Now is the time to reflect and... Continue Reading →
August 2 - August 22, 2021 Flyer Description Faculty members teaching within the discipline of manufacturing and/or construction are invited to join colleagues in this three-week short course to explore... Continue Reading →