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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Equity 2030 Chancellor’s Fellows for Metrics and Evaluation Recommendations (Webinar)

Online

In January 2020, Chancellor Malhotra appointed four Equity 2030 Chancellor’s Fellows from among Minnesota State faculty across the state to generate an essential knowledge base to lay the philosophical and practical groundwork for Equity 2030. Dr. Doris Hill was selected as the Chancellor’s Fellows for Metrics & Evaluation. She was tasked with collecting information on... Continue Reading →

Free

OER Learning Circles – Summer 2021 Applications Due

Online

What are OER Learning Circles? Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to redesigning courses around open educational resources (OER) and/or creating OER ancillary materials to help eliminate textbook costs for students. In addition to virtual weekly meetings, OER Learning Circles will utilize a D2L Brightspace course to support... Continue Reading →

Minnesota State REFLECT 2021 Applications Due (Learning Community)

Online

Minnesota State REFLECT Applications Due April 16, 2021 Minnesota State is seeking members for a two-year cohort within the Minnesota State REFLECT project. The project brings together faculty from across disciplines, institutions, and experience to participate in a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) faculty learning community. Minnesota State REFLECT scholars will be supported as... Continue Reading →

Overview of New Evaluation Experience in D2L Brightspace

Online

D2L is developing an updated interface for evaluations in Brightspace. The first place where the interface is being rebuilt is in the Assignments tool. Come take a look! Note: The new experience will be developed for other tools in the future (Discussions, Quizzes). RSVP Required  Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a... Continue Reading →

Free

Conversations with Colleagues: April

Online

Description Supporting Multilingual Learners in Our Disciplines Multilingual learners (MLs), sometimes called English language learners, comprise a significant part of our Minnesota State student population. It is challenging to track ML learner success because state and federal policies do not require higher education institutions to monitor the progress of MLs and most institutions do not... Continue Reading →

Free

Equity and Inclusion Coordinators Mid-April Check-in

Online

In collaboration with the Office of Equity and Inclusion and the Educational Innovations unit within Academic and Student Affairs, three Equity and Inclusion Coordinators are assisting with aligning, developing, and implementing a plan for comprehensive set of development opportunities to help faculty members build knowledge, skills, and abilities related to equity and inclusion efforts within... Continue Reading →

Free

Overview of Accommodations and Special Access in D2L Brightspace

Online

Learn the distinctions between setting Accommodations and setting Special Access for students in D2L Brightspace, and when it is appropriate to use each feature. Some of the options include allowing individual students extra time to take quizzes or complete assignments. RSVP Required  Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a calendar invite with details on... Continue Reading →

Free

Overview of Old and New HTML Editors in D2L Brightspace

Online

D2L's HTML editor is changing.  Get the inside scoop on the new layout and new or expanded features.  The HTML editor is available in some form in most of the tools in Brightspace, including Announcements, Content, Quizzes, Assignments, and others. RSVP Required  Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a calendar invite with details on... Continue Reading →

Free

Latinx students and the complicated history with Higher Ed (Webinar)

Online

Description In this webinar, participants will learn about the many conditions that have resulted in the miseducation of Latinx students. In additions, participants will learn about the multiple ways that the Latinx community has resisted their unequal treatment and the resiliency that they have shown to pursue higher education. Participants will be invited to re-imagine... Continue Reading →

Free

What’s a Humanized Online Course? Option 2 (Webinar)

Online

Participants will review two common approaches to defining humanized learning, learn how national standards for online course quality incorporate humanizing strategies and evaluate their current courses and practices to identify what’s working and what might need improvement or enhancement. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to... Continue Reading →

Free

Equity and Inclusion Coordinators Monthly Check In: May

Online

In collaboration with the Office of Equity and Inclusion and the Educational Innovations unit within Academic and Student Affairs, three Equity and Inclusion Coordinators are assisting with aligning, developing, and implementing a plan for comprehensive set of development opportunities to help faculty members build knowledge, skills, and abilities related to equity and inclusion efforts within... Continue Reading →

Free

Equity 2030 Chancellor’s Fellows for Predictive Analytics (Webinar)

Online

In January 2020, Chancellor Malhotra appointed four Equity 2030 Chancellor’s Fellows from among Minnesota State faculty across the state to generate an essential knowledge base to lay the philosophical and practical groundwork for Equity 2030. Dr. Jeff Ueland’s Fellowship in Predictive Analytics was extended for a year to allow him to assist with the development... Continue Reading →

Free