Loading Events

← Back to Events

Online

September 2020

Getting started with the Gradebook (Webinar)

September 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free

Description Attend this webinar to see a hands on overview of how to get started using the Gradebook in D2L Brightspace. If you've never used the Gradebook before, or only scratched the surface, this is the fundamental skills session for you.   RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you the connection details and reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to…

Find out more »

Micromessaging – The Role of Faculty in Student Engagement and Success (Webinar)

September 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free

Equity in Practice Series – Addressing Equity and Building Stronger Relationships with Students Other events in the series: Equity in Practice Series Micromessaging – The Role of Faculty in Student Engagement and Success Description The role of faculty plays a critical function in the experiences of students, not just as foundation for knowledge and skills but also as supportive relationships during their time at the college. However, those same structures can be unintentionally biased, complexities of relationships can have hidden…

Find out more »

Open Education Network Webinar

September 30 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
OEN Webinar

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 September 29. Questions? Contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu

Find out more »

October 2020

Drop-In Session – Academic Continuity

October 1 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until October 2, 2020

Staff from Minnesota State have scheduled drop-in sessions via Zoom to assist any faculty  who may need assistance using the available educational technologies to which our community has access (Zoom, Kaltura MediaSpace, D2L Brightspace, Office 365). No RSVP needed. Just join us with your questions! Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm CDT - Ends September 29, 2020 Thursdays 9:00 am – 11:00 am CDT - Ends October 1, 2020 Join the Drop-In Session You may also schedule one-on-one sessions with Minnesota State…

Find out more »

Kaltura MediaSpace Webinar: Creating videos that support the cognitive and affective domains of learning – Option 2

October 1 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free
Kaltura MediaSpace

Description In this webinar, the facilitator will provide participants with examples of how instructors can create videos that support both the cognitive and affective domains of learning. Cognitive domain:  The facilitator will provide participants with a simple graphic organizer that supports the evidenced-based practice of chunking ----  helping to reduce the cognitive load on students and hopefully improve long term memory.  Instructors can use this graphic organizer as a tool to create a video that delivers content that reproduces information,…

Find out more »

Designing Your Course for Student Learning – Option 2 (3 week short course)

October 5
Free
Designing Your Course for Student Learning

October 5 - October 25 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.  Here is what participants will do in this course:  Apply Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to course module objectives  Select assessment tools, learning materials, and learning activities, that align with the course and module objectives  Explore various teaching and learning tools that align…

Find out more »

Calculating Grades in the Gradebook (Webinar)

October 5 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description Trying to figure out the details of gradebook settings and how calculations are performed in a D2L Brightspace course? Want to learn the options for how your students view their grades? In this webinar, we’ll cover: Differences between Adjusted Final Grade and Calculated Final Grade Student Grade View—understanding how faculty determine what students will see and when they’ll see it (final grades, points, letter grade, etc.) Enabling Students to see their Current or Running Grade Dropping Lowest Score Previewing…

Find out more »

Writing Effective Assessment Questions – Option 2 (Webinar)

October 6 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free

Description Writing good assessment questions more accurately capture what students know. In this webinar, you’ll learn principles of writing effective questions to create more reliable and valid tests by exploring the following topics: Why assess? Why tests? Criteria for Test Quality Supporting Test Taking Success Featured Focus: Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we…

Find out more »

Pulse App for Student Engagement (Webinar)

October 7 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free

Description Brightspace Pulse is a mobile app that helps students keep track of important dates. It brings announcements, deadlines, and grades from all courses together in one place so students can spend less time organizing and more time learning. Attend this webinar to learn how to effectively create dates within your D2L Brightspace course to help keep students on track for success.   RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send…

Find out more »

OER FAQ: October

October 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
OER FAQ

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 the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu

Find out more »

Equity in Online Environments (Webinar)

October 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free

Equity in Practice Series – Addressing Equity and Building Stronger Relationships with Students Other events in the series: Equity in Practice Series Equity in Online Environments Description In this webinar and guided facilitation, equity issues and trends are shared from various experts around the experiences of college learners in online courses. Strategies are offered about equity-minded teaching and learning for faculty teaching online courses. Presenter: Eva Scates-Winston, CTE Equity Specialist, Minnesota State RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders…

Find out more »

Pressbooks: Getting Your Stuff Organized (Webinar)

October 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

Description Pressbooks is a software that we have available to us in Minnesota that functions as a free publishing tool. It can help you gather your various teaching materials into one place for students, functioning as a text for a course. In this webinar learn how to set up a Pressbooks account and learn the basics of navigating through Pressbooks. You can include video, audio, articles, links, images, charts, textboxes, math--this can help you create your own bundle or text…

Find out more »

OER Next Steps: Advocacy and Integration

October 9 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Free

The 4th OER Librarian's Workshop Day has been reconfigured into a virtual format and presents 2 separate entry points for engagement based on background knowledge and experience. Entry Point #2: OER Next Steps: Advocacy & Integration October 9, 2020 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm View Entry Point #1 Description This virtual event is for librarians who have already been introduced to OER and have attempted to engage faculty with OER. This workshop is a great next step for librarians…

Find out more »

Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 1 (Webinar)

October 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Free 29 spots left

Personal Learning as Part of Educational Development: A NED Affiliated Series Other events in the series: Recognizing Political Affiliation as a Social Identity Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 2 Description This round table discussion will focus on and discuss the difference between debate and dialogue. Participants will practice using debate and dialogue when in conversation with one another. We will discuss each approach and how and why to encourage dialogue in the classroom. This is an introductory session…

Find out more »

Creating Accessible Course Documents (3 week short course)

October 12
Free 23 spots left

October 12 - November 1 Description  This three week short course provides faculty and staff and opportunity to practice make digital materials accessible to those who use a screen reader. The course will introduce participants to basic techniques for using tools available in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and PowerPoint.  Additionally, participants will get an opportunity to updated web pages posted to a D2L Brightspace course site using the provided HTML editor in Brightspace. From the Facilitator:  An Overview…

Find out more »

Improving Online Assessments (3 week short course)

October 12
Free 28 spots left

October 12 - November 1 Description  Not only can improving online assessments more accurately capture what students know, but it can also increase learning, deter student cheating, and save you time over the long term. In this short course, you'll examine and apply principles of validity & reliability and writing effective quiz and test questions. You will then have the opportunity to evaluate and revise or develop your own online assessments. Additionally, you'll learn D2L specific strategies to improve test security…

Find out more »

Applying Templates in D2L Brightspace (2 week short course)

October 12
Free 26 spots left

October 12 - October 23 Description Whether you are new to online teaching and learning or an experienced user of D2L Brightspace, you can use the pre-formatted HTML Templates and Course Template as starting points when designing a new course or re-designing an existing course. The templates provide you with example materials and course layout that you may copy and edit as appropriate for your needs. This two-week short course will help you learn the skills necessary to apply and…

Find out more »

What’s new in D2L Brightspace 20.20.10 (Webinar)

October 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description This webinar will focus on new features and changes in version 20.20.10, the October release that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, October 15.   RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you the connection details and reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to your calendar.  Data Use:  Your contact information is not shared with any third-parties, but we plan…

Find out more »

Kaltura MediaSpace Webinar: Using video to support learning strategies like retrieval practice and elaboration – Option 2

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free
Kaltura MediaSpace

Description Video as often used as a method of delivering content in order to “get information into students’ heads.”  There is no doubt that this form of instruction is critical to supporting student learning, but delivering content is not learning.  To see student learning, we need to provide opportunities to “get information out of students’ heads.” In this webinar, the facilitator will provide participants with examples of how the Kaltura Video Quiz tool, a service available to all Minnesota State…

Find out more »

D2L Brightspace: Allow Extra Credit or Bonus items in Quizzes and Graded Items (Webinar)

October 14 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free

Description Learn how to utilize the bonus feature for quiz questions, individual quizzes, and graded items in your D2L Brightspace gradebook. This webinar will walk through several scenarios and help unravel the mystery of how to effectively administer bonus points in Quizzes and in the course gradebook. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you the connection details and reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest…

Find out more »

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations – October

October 14 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Koffee with Karen

Topic: OEN* Allied Institution Membership Minnesota State campuses are members of the Open Education Network as Allied Institutions for the academic year July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. What does that mean for you? What benefits do Allied Institutions get? Learn more about this membership, its benefits, and how to start using them! Guest: Sarah Cohen, Senior Managing Director at OEN, and Barbara Thees, OEN's Community Manager OEN Allied Institution Membership FAQ  |  OEN Membership Benefits Table Koffee with…

Find out more »

CRP and Trauma Responsive Pedagogy (Webinar)

October 15 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

Description Both Culturally Responsive Practices (CRP) and Trauma Responsive Practices (TRP) can offer us insight and support as we shift to bring students quality and compassionate education during the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd. Both CRP and TRP understand that when we are marginalized or overwhelmed, our learning capacity is severely compromised. Further, both advocate that we intentionally and explicitly build safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment into our relationships with students in order…

Find out more »

Aligning Instructional Strategies with Zoom – Option 2 (3 week short course)

October 19
Free 26 spots left
ZoomLogo

October 19 - November 8 Description  You may have used Zoom as the quickest way to record a lecture or try to replicate a synchronous discussion. Now is the time to reflect and identify the instructional objective first and consider the best tool for the job. By the end of this three-week course you will be able to identify and apply instructional strategies that utilize Zoom tools to enhance your course and student learning. You will be provided with Zoom tools (including breakout rooms, recording lectures, polls, and chat) and corresponding…

Find out more »

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (3 week short course)

October 19
Free 16 spots left

October 19 - November 8 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 examine how well our current practices align with the central tenets of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. CRP advocates that good teaching draws on the knowledge and skill…

Find out more »

Introduction to Assessments (Webinar)

October 20 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free

Description In this webinar, we will explore the different types of assessments. From formative to summative, traditional to performance-based, we will discuss which assessments might work best with different types of learning objectives. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to your calendar.  Data Use:  Your contact information is not shared with any third-parties, but…

Find out more »

Conversations with Colleagues – October

October 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description The upcoming 2020 elections present an important opportunity for civic engagement, learning, and action. We invite all faculty to be a part of community efforts to mobilize, educate, and commit to full participation in the 2020 elections. Join us for this month’s Conversations with Colleagues as we provide an overview of upcoming events as a starting point for sharing ideas and best practices for voter education and engagement. We can continue the conversation about about upcoming events at your…

Find out more »

Examining Inequities in Course Syllabus, Grading and Content (Webinar)

October 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free

Equity in Practice Series – Addressing Equity and Building Stronger Relationships with Students Other events in the series: Equity in Practice Series Examining Inequities in Course Syllabus, Grading and Content Description This panel discussion will discuss important processes to examine classroom practices and policies that create or maintain barriers to student participation and success and what faculty can do to integrate equity practices in their work. Panelists from: Minnesota State, Century College, and Minneapolis College RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below…

Find out more »

Recognizing Political Affiliation as a Social Identity (Webinar)

October 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Free 27 spots left

Personal Learning as Part of Educational Development: A NED Affiliated Series Other events in the series: Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 1 Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 2 Description One reason political conversations have become so difficult in the last couple decades is that political identity, for many, is tied to social identities. For some, political identity is as rooted as one’s race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, etc. This round table discussion takes that reality seriously…

Find out more »

Improving your Online Course via Quality Matters -Option 2 (2 week short course)

October 26
Free 15 spots left
Improving Your Online Course

October 26 - November 6 Description  The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.  The content is based on the essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric. Participants come away with a plan for course improvement so enrolling in the workshop with a pre-developed online course is required.…

Find out more »

Using Mini-Videos in Your Teaching (Webinar)

October 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free

Description As most of us are still teaching at some distance from our students, we have to work even harder to connect with our students. The use of short, focused videos can increase our students' connection to the school, the course, their student peers, and the instructor. See samples of short videos in ways that can help create those connections, and a method of choosing whether to have the video captioned with machine or professional captioning will be discussed. RSVP…

Find out more »

Processing (election) emotions with acknowledgement, acceptance, and presence – option 1 (Webinar)

October 27 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Free

Description Faculty who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) are invited to gather in community on a 90-minute Zoom video call, to discuss issues surrounding the upcoming elections. This BIPOC-focused space is in recognition that the way we negotiate the world -- both in and outside the classroom -- is fundamentally different from the ways our white counterparts do. Particularly in the current moment, topics such as policing, the pandemic and government’s response to it, barriers to…

Find out more »

Processing (election) emotions with acknowledgement, acceptance, and presence – option 2 (Webinar)

October 27 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Free

Description Faculty who identify as white are invited to gather in community on a 90-minute Zoom video call, to discuss issues surrounding the upcoming elections. This affinity session is for white faculty to explore/unpack their potentially racialized thoughts and feelings, as they relate to the theme of politics and elections, in the absence of Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC). For a more nuanced explanation of why this is a useful approach to anti-racist informed work, please see: Becoming…

Find out more »

Designing Your Course for Student Learning: Learning Objectives Deep Dive – Option 2 (Webinar)

October 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

What should participants expect from attending this webinar? Brief overview of Bloom's Taxonomy Practice writing learning objectives Feedback or Q and A for their learning objectives RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to your calendar.  Data Use:  Your contact information is not shared with any third-parties, but we plan to use your contact information…

Find out more »

Choosing a platform for your OER (Webinar)

October 29 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Getting Behind the Scenes of Creating an OER or After Content Creation, Now What?

Part 1: Choosing a platform for your OER October 29, 2020 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm Part 2 Part 3 Missed a webinar? Check the NED Resource Site for any available recordings or resources. Description Open Education Resources appear in many different formats and on many different platforms such as Pressbooks, Canvas, PDF, SoftChalk, and D2L. What are the pros and cons of using each of these different OER delivery modes? Are there any other options? How do I know what might be the…

Find out more »

Effective Feedback (Webinar)

October 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

Description This webinar will explore how instructors can provide effective feedback for students. Is your feedback changing the student in some positive way? If not, learn how to craft feedback than consistently will. We will delve into different types of feedback and what the research shows is the most effective way to make a positive student impact with it. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as…

Find out more »

Zoom: Securing Your Digital Learning Environment – Option 2 (Webinar)

October 30 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free

Description This webinar will explore various meeting options to secure a Zoom session. We will explore secure distribution methods to restrict access to specific users and how to leverage in meeting controls to avoid unwanted distractions while facilitating Zoom sessions. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to your calendar.  Data Use:  Your contact information…

Find out more »

November 2020

Assessment of Student Learning (Start 3 weeks)

November 2
Free 29 spots left

November 2 - November 22 Description How do you really know that your students are learning what you had intended?  In this course, you'll get an opportunity examine the learning objectives in your course (something your students should know or be able to do) and the assessments that are aligned to help measure and evaluate student achievement on this learning objective.  During the course, you'll have an opportunity to explore traditional assessments or performance based assessments and make improvements to…

Find out more »

Improving Student-to-Content Interaction – Option 2 (3 week short course)

November 2
Free 21 spots left

November 2 - November 22 Description By the end of this three week short course, you will be able to use D2L Brightspace tools (including Content, HTML Editor, and Release Conditions) to improve the student-to-content interaction. You will be provided with efficient ways to create and add existing content materials in the Content tool, tips and tricks to using HTML Editor, and strategies for utilizing conditional release with Release Conditions.  You will be provided with practical strategies to apply effective…

Find out more »

Processing (election) emotions with acknowledgement, acceptance, and presence – option 3 (Webinar)

November 4 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Free

Description ALL faculty are invited to gather in community on a 90-minute Zoom video call, to discuss issues surrounding the election results. Particularly in the current moment, topics such as policing, the pandemic and government’s response to it, barriers to voting, and others are highly racialized and politicized. What does this mean in terms of how we engage with our students, colleagues, families, communities, and even ourselves? How can we center our own wellness, and at the same time remain…

Find out more »

Ensuring Equity in Problem-based Learning (Workshop)

November 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Free 49 spots left

Equity in Practice Series – Addressing Equity and Building Stronger Relationships with Students Other events in the series: Equity in Practice Series Ensuring Equity in Problem-based Learning Description This session is designed to assist educators in creating, evaluating, and administering equitable and effective STEM project/problem based learning (PBL) lessons by utilizing the PBL for Equity Rubric. In this interactive workshop, participants will follow the framework and be challenged to review examples of PBLs and identify areas for improvement to ensure…

Find out more »

Who do you need to know as part of the OER process? (Webinar)

November 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Getting Behind the Scenes of Creating an OER or After Content Creation, Now What?

Part 2: Who do you need to know as part of the OER process? November 5, 2020 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm Part 1 Part 3 Missed a webinar? Check the NED Resource Site for any available recordings or resources. Description Everything in higher education happens through a process of many people’s actions, including publishing OER. You might heartily agree, but are not quite sure about how you go about making the connections to follow the process. Learn from stakeholders across campus about how to…

Find out more »

Zoom: Creating Inviting Learning Spaces – Option 2 (Webinar)

November 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free

Description In this webinar, we will explore ways to set the tone of a digital meeting with welcome options, sample preparation and support materials, and accessibility features. We will explore some general housekeeping examples with guidelines for professional Netiquette in virtual environments. Finally we will explore some of the interactive tools that can be used to leverage participant engagement. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as…

Find out more »

Applying the QM Rubric – Option 2 (2 week short course)

November 9
Free 11 spots left
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric

November 9 - November 22 Description  QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and blended learning. In addition to learning about the QM Rubric and the course review process,…

Find out more »

CRP and Open Educational Pedagogy (Webinar)

November 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

Description Both Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (CRP) and Open Educational Pedagogy (OEP) can offer us insight and support as we shift to bring students quality and compassionate education during the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing. CRP advocates that education utilize student’s lived experience; OEP advocates that education empower students as partners in the creation of course materials and disciplinary knowledge. When we understand these as two sides of the same coin, we can create educational experiences in…

Find out more »

Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 2 (Webinar)

November 12 @ 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Free 30 spots left

Personal Learning as Part of Educational Development: A NED Affiliated Series Other events in the series: Shifting the Conversation from Debate to Dialogue 1 Recognizing Political Affiliation as a Social Identity Description This round table discussion will focus on and discuss the difference between debate and dialogue. Participants will practice using debate and dialogue when in conversation with one another. We will discuss each approach and how and why to encourage dialogue in the classroom. This is an introductory session…

Find out more »

What do you need to fill out as part of the OER process? (And how?) – Webinar

November 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Getting Behind the Scenes of Creating an OER or After Content Creation, Now What?

Part 3: What do you need to fill out as part of the OER process? (And how?) November 12, 2020 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm Part 1 Part 2 Missed a webinar? Check the NED Resource Site for any available recordings or resources. Description Terms and conditions, Creative Commons License, releases – these are a few of the “whats” associated with the publication of an Open Education Resource. How do these connect? Why do I need them? What is the…

Find out more »

Open Education Network Webinar

November 16 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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 November 12 Questions? Contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu

Find out more »

Conversations with Colleagues – November

November 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

Supporting Students in Nontraditional Careers (Workshop)

November 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Free

Equity in Practice Series – Addressing Equity and Building Stronger Relationships with Students Other events in the series: Equity in Practice Series Supporting Students in Nontraditional Careers Description In this context ‘nontraditional’ refers to under representation in male or female dominated careers. This interactive session is designed to assist faculty with effective pedagogical and transformational strategies to address key gender and cultural factors that create barriers for students. Through a research based and data-driven process, faculty will learn to modify…

Find out more »

OER FAQ: November

November 23 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
OER FAQ

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 the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

December 2020

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations

December 2 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Koffee with Karen

Topic & Guest Coming soon! Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations are open forum conversations for all to share, discuss, and learn from colleagues in the Minnesota State OER community. Hosted by Karen Pikula, the OER Faculty Development Coordinator, Koffee with Karen conversations are virtual, hour-long meetings held twice per semester and feature a guest speaker on a topic of interest. RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Spring Term

December 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 of December, repeating indefinitely

Philosophy of Community and Technical College Education

You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Preview the Syllabus Term ​​Course Dates Spring December 15 - May 30 Summer May 15 - August 30 Fall August 1 - January 15 This is one of the four required courses for…

Find out more »

Conversations with Colleagues – December

December 15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

January 2021

Conversations with Colleagues – January

January 19, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

OER Learning Circles – Spring 2021 Applications Due

January 22, 2021
OER Opportunities

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 faculty and will take place over a ten-week period. The equivalent of .5 RCE is available to participating faculty. Timeline Applications due: January 22, 2021 Applicants notified…

Find out more »

Open Education Network Webinar

January 27, 2021 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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 January 25, 2021 Questions? Contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu

Find out more »

February 2021

OER FAQ: February

February 3, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
OER FAQ

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 the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

Conversations with Colleagues – February

February 16, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations

February 24, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Koffee with Karen

Topic & Guest Coming soon! Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations are open forum conversations for all to share, discuss, and learn from colleagues in the Minnesota State OER community. Hosted by Karen Pikula, the OER Faculty Development Coordinator, Koffee with Karen conversations are virtual, hour-long meetings held twice per semester and feature a guest speaker on a topic of interest. RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

March 2021

Conversations with Colleagues – March

March 16, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

Open Education Network Webinar

March 22, 2021 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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 March 18, 2021 Questions? Contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu

Find out more »

OER FAQ: March

March 29, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
OER FAQ

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 the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

April 2021

Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations

April 7, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Koffee with Karen

Topic & Guest Coming soon! Koffee with Karen: OER Community Conversations are open forum conversations for all to share, discuss, and learn from colleagues in the Minnesota State OER community. Hosted by Karen Pikula, the OER Faculty Development Coordinator, Koffee with Karen conversations are virtual, hour-long meetings held twice per semester and feature a guest speaker on a topic of interest. RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

OER Learning Circles – Summer 2021 Applications Due

April 16, 2021
OER Opportunities

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 faculty and will take place over a five-week period. The equivalent of .5 RCE is available to participating faculty. Timeline Applications due: April 16, 2021 Applicants notified…

Find out more »

Conversations with Colleagues – April

April 20, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

May 2021

Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Summer Term

May 15, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)
Summer Course Dates: May 15 - August 30
Philosophy of Community and Technical College Education

You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Preview the Syllabus Term ​​Course Dates Spring December 15 - May 30 Summer May 15 - August 30 Fall August 1 - January 15 This is one of the four required courses for…

Find out more »

Open Education Network Webinar

May 17, 2021 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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 Questions? Contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu

Find out more »

Conversations with Colleagues – May

May 18, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free

Description When colleagues readied themselves for emergency remote teaching this spring, we all received a powerful reminder in the value of social learning. Colleagues from across the system who had been separated from one another through physical distance came together online to share ideas and learn from one another.  We would like to sustain this social learning through Conversations with Colleagues, a program for those who are interested in connecting with one another. Meet new faculty, gather with long-time friends…

Find out more »

OER FAQ: May

May 24, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
OER FAQ

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 the end to answer any participant questions that were not answered. Submit an OER Question RSVP RSVP below to register and receive the Zoom URL and password. For more information, contact Karen Pikula, karen.pikula@minnstate.edu 

Find out more »

August 2021

Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Fall Term

August 1, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of August, repeating indefinitely

Philosophy of Community and Technical College Education

You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms Preview the Syllabus The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course 2 months before the start dates, and up until 1 month before the end dates listed below. Term ​​Course Dates Spring December 15 - May 30 Summer May 15 - August 30 Fall August 1 - January 15…

Find out more »

December 2021

Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Spring Term

December 15, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 of December, repeating indefinitely

Philosophy of Community and Technical College Education

You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Preview the Syllabus Term ​​Course Dates Spring December 15 - May 30 Summer May 15 - August 30 Fall August 1 - January 15 This is one of the four required courses for…

Find out more »

May 2022

Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Summer Term

May 15, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)
Summer Course Dates: May 15 - August 30
Philosophy of Community and Technical College Education

You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Preview the Syllabus Term ​​Course Dates Spring December 15 - May 30 Summer May 15 - August 30 Fall August 1 - January 15 This is one of the four required courses for…

Find out more »

August 2022

Philosophy of Community and Technical Colleg​e Education – Fall Term

August 1, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of August, repeating indefinitely

Philosophy of Community and Technical College Education

You may register for this course at anytime within the course dates listed below. Course Terms Preview the Syllabus The following table illustrates course term and registration dates. They will occur the same dates each year. You may register for this course 2 months before the start dates, and up until 1 month before the end dates listed below. Term ​​Course Dates Spring December 15 - May 30 Summer May 15 - August 30 Fall August 1 - January 15…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Up ↑