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Accessible Digital Media: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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, non-fluent speakers, and others. This short course will help you understand the important definitions surrounding accessible media, the existing laws and policy standards that help... Continue Reading →

Free

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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 to meet this goal? One promising path is to ground those practices in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. In this introductory course, we’ll have the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Free

Humanizing Your Online Course 2: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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 interested applying evidence-based strategies for humanizing the learning experience through effective facilitation and course design. The course is online and asynchronous. Although there are no... Continue Reading →

Free

Integrating Retrieval Practice: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

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 recall of skills and knowledge, spaced out over time, and reviewed along with other concepts. More than 100 years of educational research in both the... Continue Reading →

Free

Assessment of Student Learning for Manufacturing and Construction Faculty (3 week short course)

Online

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 and apply different assessment methods to the courses you teach. How do you really know that your students are learning what you had intended? Examine... Continue Reading →

Free

Creating Authentic Assessments (Webinar)

Online

Authentic assessments are creative assessments to test student skills and behaviors -- case studies, role plays, and simulations are common examples of this testing technique. This webinar will help participants... Continue Reading →

Free

Captioning Beyond Accommodation (Webinar)

Online

Description Learn about the myriad benefits closed captioning offers to all students and why it’s critical that captioning be made available for all course videos. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below... Continue Reading →

Free

New HTML Editor in D2L Brightspace

Online

Description The HTML Editor in D2L Brightspace has changed! Get the inside scoop on the new layout and changed or expanded features, including the format painter, word count, and more!... Continue Reading →

Free

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