NED Events Calendar

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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Creating Accessible Course Documents: Fall 2022

Online

August 29 - September 18, 2022 Short Course 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,... Continue Reading →

Free

Audio Description 101

Online

Audio description—what is it, and how do you ensure it’s available on your videos? It’s easier than you might think! Join this webinar to learn about ways to ensure your videos are effectively described and adhere to WCAG 2.0 AA standards. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. After registering, a calendar invite with details on how... Continue Reading →

Free

D2L: Improving Instructor-to-Student Interaction: Fall 2022

Online

September 6 - September 25, 2022 Short Course Description By the end of this three week short course, you will be able to use D2L Brightspace tools (including Content, HTML Editor, and Release Conditions) to improve the student-to-content interaction. You will be provided with efficient ways to create and add existing content materials in the... Continue Reading →

Free

Is Time an Issue? Finding Accessible Materials

Online

This webinar will show you how to look for teaching materials that are already ADA accessible--whether you need captioned videos, screen reader friendly websites, or documents that will be easy to use for everyone! Many great sources exist through universities, museums, libraries and more--so come take a quick cruise through some great options and start... Continue Reading →

Free

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy Learning Community: Fall 2022

Online

September 12 - December 4, 2022 Faculty Learning Community 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... Continue Reading →

Free

Equity 101: Fall 2022

Online

September 12 - October 23, 2022 Short Course Description This six week short course is sequentially designed to encourage reflection about the structural conditions that inform who we are and how we relate to others. Module 1 explores our individual position within the historical and systemic structures of privilege and oppression, and how those affect... Continue Reading →

Free

D2L Brightspace: Create Assignments

Online

There are multiple options for collecting student work for assessment. The Assignments tool in Brightspace offers a single location for different types of assessment, including traditional file submissions, media submissions,... Continue Reading →

Free

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