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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OEN Webinar

Online

Open Education Network (OEN) Webinars introduce Minnesota State faculty and staff to open educational resources, creative commons licensing, and the work with the Open Textbook Library at the University of Minnesota. After the OEN Webinar, attendance will be taken. Attendees will receive a link to review an open textbook located in the Open Textbook Library... Continue Reading →

What’s New in D2L Brightspace: November 2022 (20.22.11)

Online

This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the November 2022 release (version 20.22.11) that will be available in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, November 17. 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

Culturally-Based Learning Preferences and Your Teaching

Online

In Patrick Parrish and Jennifer A. Linder-VanBerschot’s article “Cultural Dimensions of Learning: Addressing the Challenges of Multicultural Instruction” from the journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (2010), they describe a construct for understanding how our cultures influence the way we prefer to learn. Key to us as educators is how those... Continue Reading →

Free

OER Community Conversations: November

Online

Share the Flyer Topic Host: Dave Anderson, St. Cloud Technical and Community College Instructors commonly upload course content into D2L as Word or PDF documents. Unfortunately, these formats prove challenging to read and interact with on mobile devices, which many students use as a primary interface for their coursework. During our time together, we’ll explore... Continue Reading →

Free

Promoting Deeper Learning Through the Use of Alternative Grading Systems

Online

Alternative grading systems like ungrading, contract grading, or specifications grading typically use non-points-based strategies to assess student understanding of course content.  These systems can promote deeper understanding by using holistic grading practices that place learning as the central goal. During this webinar you will learn about several of the most common alternative grading systems found... Continue Reading →

Free

OER FAQ: November

Online

Description In this webinar, host Karen Pikula and a panel from the system office will answer questions about open educational resources, intellectual property, Creative Commons licenses, Z-degrees, and more! Submit a question here beforehand. Time will be allotted toward the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below... Continue Reading →

Free

Conversations with Colleagues: November

Online

Topic: Minnesota State Guided Learning Pathways: Questions and Explanations Minnesota State Guided Learning Pathways (GLP) is a student-centered framework for Equity 2030 that outlines effective practices in academic and student support program design and delivery to effectively engage and support each student from their initial connection with our faculty and staff through their educational journey... Continue Reading →

Free

Procuring Accessible Video

Online

Online streaming video offers nearly limitless opportunities for learning and inspiration--fast, free, and at your fingertips! But not all streaming media is created equally, and some can be downright dangerous. Tune in to this webinar to learn about accessible media procurement, focusing on the video elements you should seek out and those you should avoid.... Continue Reading →

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