NED Events Calendar

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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Humanizing Online Teaching and Learning

Online

What is humanizing? How can we infuse our courses with empathy through humanizing strategies? During this webinar, we'll have an opportunity to explore practical ideas for humanizing your course, with the goal of identifying at least one humanizing practice to explore further and potentially adopt in ways that fit your practice, disciplines, and courses. This... Continue Reading →

D2L: Improving Instructor-to-Student Interaction

Online

February 13 - March 5, 2023 Short Course 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 instructor-to-student interaction. You will be provided with efficient ways to create and add existing content materials in the... Continue Reading →

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Classroom Inquiry and IRB

Online

February 13 – March 5, 2023 Short Course Description Participants will review Scholarship of Teaching (SoTL) premises to generate an inquiry question and a study outline grounded by consideration of equity and ethics. In doing so, participants will review what counts as valid and reliable data and two major approaches to make sense of different... Continue Reading →

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What’s New in D2L Brightspace: February 2023

Online

This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the February 2023 release (version 20.23.02) that will be available in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, February 16. 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 →

D2L: Communicating with Students via Intelligent Agents

Online

What in the world is an Intelligent Agent? The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L Brightspace sends emails to students based on preset conditions. Faculty can create and schedule Intelligent Agents using site login, course login, or release conditions. Using Intelligent Agents in D2L Brightspace can help make learners more accountable and engage them when they... Continue Reading →

Empathy, Compassion, and Rigor

Online

What's the difference between empathy and compassion? How can we balance compassion and academic rigor? During this webinar, we'll have an opportunity to explore ideas discuss how to balance flexible, empathic teaching with course transparency and high academic expectations. This is a Zoom Recording of the Webinar associated with the NED Short Course: Empathy by Design... Continue Reading →

Equity 101

Online

February 21 - April 2, 2023 Short Course Description This six week short course is sequentially designed to encourage reflection about the structural conditions that inform who we are and how we relate to others. Module 1 explores our individual position within the historical and systemic structures of privilege and oppression, and how those affect... Continue Reading →

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Lights! Camera! Caption! Creating Effective and Accessible Video

Online

Learn core principles for creating high-impact and effective accessible media, along with best practices for planning, scripting, filming, and sharing your productions. 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.  Accommodations: If you require accommodations (live... Continue Reading →

Conversations with Colleagues: February

Online

Topic: Accessible and Inclusive Event Planning Want to transform your meetings and events? Fully inclusive meetings and events consider all people -  placing access and inclusion on the forefront of the agenda! Anyone who helps to plan events of any scope will benefit from this conversation. Join faculty and other colleagues to share practical advice... Continue Reading →

D2L: Create assignments

Online

There are multiple options for collecting student work for assessment. The Assignments tool in D2L Brightspace offers a single location for different types of assessment, including traditional file submissions, media submissions, and hands-on, face-to-face assessment. Learn how to use the Assignments tool in online, hybrid, or face-to-face classes. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below... Continue Reading →

D2L: Evaluating with Assignments tool

Online

The Assignments tool in D2L Brightspace provides different methods of feedback, including annotating on a file and scoring with a rubric. Learn about using the Assignments tool to capture different types of assessment. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a calendar invite with details on how to join will be sent to... Continue Reading →

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