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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Quick Eval tool in D2L Brightspace

Online

Description The Quick Eval tool provides a single location to view all unevaluated student submissions (Assignments, Discussions, Quizzes) from all Brightspace courses. You can sort, filter and search to prioritize which items you want to assess first. Become acquainted with the Quick Eval tool so you can save in your assessment and grading. RSVP Required... Continue Reading →

Free

Pulse App for Increased Student Engagement

Online

Description Pulse is a D2L Brightspace mobile app that helps students keep track of important dates. It brings news, deadlines, and grades from all courses together in one place so they can spend less time organizing and more time learning. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a calendar invite with details on... Continue Reading →

Free

OER Community Conversations: October 2021

Online

Topic: Post Pandemic Access to Higher Education, Challenges and Opportunities Access to higher education has been transformed because of the pandemic. What changes did we make that are now going to become permanent? What new challenges do we face that we hadn’t even considered before the pandemic began? Finally, how can open educational resources (OERs) help... Continue Reading →

Free

Librarian Workdays 2021: Affordable Education Explosion

Online

Academic librarians are critical partners in efforts to provide open educational resources (OER) for both students and faculty.   Educational Innovations is happy to announce two virtual opportunities for librarians and library staff from across Minnesota State campuses to come together for a day to network with colleagues, learn more about OER efforts across the system, and identify how librarians can... Continue Reading →

Free

What’s New in D2L Brightspace: October 2021

Online

Description This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the October 2021 release (version 20.21.10) that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, October 21. 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

Conversations with Colleagues: October 2021

Online

Description Topic: Guiding difficult conversations Teaching controversial topics and concepts is part of many courses and disciplines. Topics like race, culture, gender, and/or sexual orientation are inherent discussions in many... Continue Reading →

Free

Demystifying the Gradebook

Online

Description Trying to figure out all the details of Gradebook settings and display settings? Want to learn the options to adjust how your students see one or more grades? We’ll... Continue Reading →

Free