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What’s new in D2L Brightspace: May 2021 (Webinar)

Online

This webinar will focus on new features and changes in version 20.21.05, the Monthly release that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, May 20, 2021. 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 your... Continue Reading →

Free

Open Education Network Webinar

Online

OEN Webinars introduce open educational resources, creative commons licensing, and the work with the Open Textbook Library at the University of Minnesota. Faculty participating in this webinar may review an open textbook located in the Open Textbook Library (open.umn.edu) and receive a $200.00 honorarium once the review is completed. Registration Deadline is May 13, 2021... Continue Reading →

Teach Together Minnesota! (Conference)

Online

View the Program   Educators from across Minnesota are invited to join this free virtual event to connect with colleagues within your discipline to have facilitated discussions grounded in cultural fluency and culturally relevant pedagogies. MinnState.edu/TeachTogetherMN Registration is Closed For last minute registration contact TeachTogether@MinnState.edu.  Those who registered received a calendar appointment from ed-innovations@minnstate.edu with... Continue Reading →

Free

Culturally Responsive Teaching for Biology Faculty

Online

May 19 - June 9, 2021 Description  Faculty members teaching within the discipline of Biology are invited to join colleagues in this three week short course to explore and apply elements of culturally responsive teaching to the courses you teach. In this three week course, participants will complete short readings w/ corresponding activities and participate in weekly... Continue Reading →

Free

HTML Content templates in D2L Brightspace (Webinar)

Online

Get a jump-start on creating your course Content by making use of some pre-built HTML template files available to you when building your online course materials. This webinar will walk through the steps of selecting and revising the templates to make your class shine. Dress up your class and save time with templates that are... Continue Reading →

Free

Five Ways to Humanize Your Online Course: Option 2 (Webinar)

Online

Description Participants will be guided through interactive demonstrations of five specific humanizing practices they could integrate in to their own online courses. Each demonstration will focus on a specific evidence-based course facilitation or design practice using tools available to all Minnesota State instructors. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email... Continue Reading →

Free

OER FAQ: May

Online

Description: In this webinar, host Karen Pikula will answer questions that were commonly asked in OEN Webinars, Koffee with Karen, and the OER Learning Circles. Time will be allotted toward... Continue Reading →

Free

Assessment Design for Student Motivation: Option 3 (Webinar)

Online

Boost motivation and academic honesty in your online courses. In this one-hour webinar you will learn three factors that contribute to academic motivation and some immediately applicable strategies to implement these factors in your own online courses. Outcomes At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to… List at least two factors that... Continue Reading →

Free