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Summer 2021 Courses   |   Summer 2021 Webinars   |   NED Course Catalog


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 →

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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 devise interesting and fun ways to better assess whether students are able to put new skills into practice in realistic scenarios, using readily available tools... Continue Reading →

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 to register.  After registering, a calendar invite with details on how to join will be sent to you, please add this event to your calendar.  Data Use: Campuses want... Continue Reading →

Should I Make a Video? When, why, and how to use videos most effectively online (Webinar)

Online

In this webinar, we will explore the research behind effective video-use in online classes, focusing mainly on learning-objectives, length, and production-value. We will also dive in to basic use of Kaltura MediaSpace, a video-creation tool available to all Minnesota State employees and students. RSVP Required  Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a... Continue Reading →

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

Online

This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the August 2021 release (version 20.21.08) that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, August 19. 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 →

Humanizing Plus: Elements to Create a More Inclusive and Equitable Online Course (Webinar)

Online

Participants will be guided through an interactive demonstration of 8 specific humanizing elements to leverage learning science and culturally responsive teaching to create a more inclusive and equitable online course for today's diverse students. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their current courses and practices and identify possible next steps in the spirit of continuous improvement.... Continue Reading →

CRP An Introduction: Option 2 (Webinar)

Online

Description In this introductory presentation, we’ll have the opportunity to examine the central tenets of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (CRP). CRP advocates that good teaching draws on the knowledge and skill our students bring to the classroom, creates supportive relationships that allow students to take learning risks, and prepares students to challenge barriers to their full... Continue Reading →