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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Tech Tactics

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Tech Tactics are one-hour presentations, discussions, or workshops designed to focus on one specific topic or skill in a detailed way.  They can be customized for departments or you can individually attend one that is scheduled.  

These engaging one-hour sessions will talk about a variety of topics from current technology to new innovations to teaching methods. They are held weekly in ML 94B - TelePresence Conference Room and Edina Room 306, Suite A from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Check the Academic Technology Services faculty training calendar for a complete and up-to-date list of Tech Tactics sessions.

  • Wed., January 22 - Get your class actively engaged by using ChimeIn, Marni Dunning
  • Thurs., January 30 - Which “Technology Tool” should I use and why? Marni Dunning
  • Wed., February 5 - 10 ways to engage your students through D2L, Marni Dunning
  • Thurs., February 13 - Smartboards - what are these things? Marni Dunning
  • Wed., February 19 - Effective Discussions in D2L, Michael Manderfeld
  • Thurs., February 27 - Lecture Capture 101: Record your screen and engage your learners, Marni Dunning
  • Wed., March 5 - Online Quiz Invigilation with Respondus Monitor, Jeff Henline
  • Thurs., March 20 - Intro to Qualtrics, Marni Dunning
  • Wed., March 26 - Virtual Meetings (Google Hangout, Skype, Lync, etc.), Marni Dunning
  • Thurs., April 3 - Learner Analytics & MavCLASS, Marni Dunning
  • Wed., April 9 - Applying the QM Template, Michael Manderfeld
  • Thurs., April 17 - iPad: The Basics
  • Wed., April 23 - Accessibility Matters
  • Thurs., May 1 - Present Differently with Prezi, Marni Dunning

These Tech Tactics opportunities are offered in conjunction with Instructional Designers and Technologists who specialize in Academic Technology Services for faculty and staff.  Please email or Academic Technology staff with any questions!