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[PDF] 2014-2015 SPRING Certificate Offerings! (66 KiB)

Above document also contains dates for one-hour training opportunities: Tech Tactics, Scholars-At-Work, and Brown Bag Discussions. Actual sessions TBD.

[PDF] 2014-2015 SPRING Certificate Interest Postcard (with fields) (132 KiB)

The Interest Postcard corresponds with the listings of 2014-2015 Spring CETL Certificate Offerings.

Desire2Learn (D2L) and Office 365 Drop-Ins for One-to-One Support in ML 88 Open Spaces

Spring Semester Schedule for D2L Drop-Ins

  • Mondays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, 8:00-10:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Fridays, no drop-ins.

Please refer to the Academic Technology Services Training Schedule. Staff members from the Information Technology Services' Service Desk will be available for drop-in sessions for any instructor having questions about D2L or Office 365. Staff will be available to meet faculty in The Center for Excellence & Innovation's Open Spaces, located in the lower level of the Memorial Library, ML 88. If you have questions regarding D2L or Office 365, you may also contact the ITS Service Desk at 6654.

IRB Consultation

  • There will not be any IRB Consulting Drop-In dates within The Center for Excellence & Innovation. Please contact Dr. Hadley by phone or email.

Dr. Hadley is available to answer faculty questions regarding Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures and protocol. Professor Hadley may be reached at 507-389-5102 or

Lecture Recording & Production Suite Drop-In/Open House in ML 94C

  • Request an appointment to record your lectures in the HD Lecture Recording & Production Suite! Breaks are a great time to prepare and plan ahead!

Staff will be available to demonstrate or work with faculty/staff members on recording and production of lectures. Stop in and see what technology can bring to your online classes! Appointments are available by contacting Michael Manderfeld.

Communities of Scholars*

  • NEW FOR SPRING! Accessible Curriculum Certificate (Pilot)
  • Assessment for Student Learning Certificate Program
  • Build-Your-Own Certificate Program
  • The Certificate of Excellence in Online Teaching & Learning (CEOTL)
  • NEW Groups Formed Each Semester! The Certificate of Excellence in Teaching & Learning Basics for Adjunct Faculty (CETLB)
  • The Certificate of Excellence in Teaching & Learning for Graduate Students (CETL-GA)
  • Faculty Teaching Certificate Program (FTCP)
  • Flipped Instruction Model Certificate Program
  • The Institute for the Scholarship of Assessment, Learning, & Teaching (iSALT) Fellows Program
  • "Interactive Theater of -isms" For Teaching and Learning
  • Intercultural Seminar Series
  • The Pedagogy of Civic Engagement/Social Justice Seminar Series (Pilot)
  • Next Steps for Program Evaluation and Assessment: Using & Reflecting on Data (Pilot)
  • Professional Learning Communities for Department Chairs
  • Program-Level Assessment Certificate Program
  • Teaching the 21st Century Learner Certificate Program
  • Team-Based Learning (TBL) Certificate Program: An Alternate to Lecturing
  • Writing-Intensive Certificate Program

Students Consulting On Teaching (SCOT)

  • All instructors are eligible. See the program page for more information, including details about how to sign up.

Peer Faculty Consultations

  • All instructors are eligible. See the program page for more information, including details about how to sign up.

Brown Bag Discussion Series

There will a series of four AVID trainings.

Scholars-At-Work Series

There will be a variety of Scholars-At-Work Brown Bag Discussions for SPRING Semester FY15. Each week a Minnesota State Mankato faculty member will share their expertise in areas of interest. Sessions are scheduled for Mondays from 3:00-4:00 p.m. These sessions may work towards a Build-Your-Own Certificate.

Five Minute Workshops

Tech Tactics

These engaging one-hour sessions will talk about a variety of topics from current technology to new innovations to teaching methods. These sessions are presented by Academic Technology Services in conjunction with CETL. Go to Academic Technology Training Calendar for the most up-to-date schedule. Please register in the STARS System or let us know you will be coming and we can register you. Your registrations helps us know that you will be coming. Sessions with no registrations may be canceled.

Spring Semester Schedule for FY15, ML 94B and Edina Rm 321, Suite B, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

  • 1/21/15 - Overview of Quality Matters by Michael Manderfeld
  • 1/29/15 - Which Technology Tool Should I Use and Why? by Marni Dunning
  • 2/4/15 - Lecture Capture / Audio Feedback by Carrie Lewis
  • 2/12/15 - Store, Share and Collaborate Using OneDrive by Marni Dunning
  • 2/18/15 -  Create Interactive Learning Using Softchalk Cloud by Michael Manderfeld
  • 2/26/15 - Smartboards...What Are These Things? by Marni Dunning
  • 3/4/15 -  Engaging Ways to Use PowerPoint Plug-ins by Ayrnn Martin
  • 3/19/15 - HD Recording Studio by Michael Manderfeld (no telepresence for this one)
  • 3/25/15 - Get Your Class Actively Engaged by Using Chimein by Marni Dunning
  • 4/2/15 - Benefits for Working Social Using Yammer by Marni Dunning
  • 4/8/15 - Create Dynamic Surveys Using Qualtrics by Marni Dunning
  • 4/16/15 - - What Is This and How Can My Students Benefit from Using It? by Marni Dunning
  • 4/22/15 - 10 Ways to Engage Learners Using D2L by Marni Dunning
  • 4/30/15 - Present Differently using Prezi by Marni Dunning

There are other training opportunities through Acacemic Technology Services staff. See Faculty Develoment and Training Calendar through Academic Technology Services.


To register for any of our programs or to ask questions about any of the programs, please contact CETL's administrative assistant, Mary Van Duynhoven at 507-389-5899 or by email or

 *DISCLAIMER: Certificate programs are for professional development only and do not confer a degree.