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.
Week of Events
Designing Your Course for Student Learning: Fall 2022
November 14 - December 4, 2022 Short Course Description This 3 week short course provides participants an opportunity to review the design of their course so that the assignments they have planned in a course are aligned with the learning objectives students are supposed to master. Course Learning Objectives After completing this course, you will be... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →