Faculty Development and Training
What types of faculty development opportunities are available?
Instructional Design, a division of IT Solutions, assists faculty to effectively and efficiently use technology to promote student success:
- 20+ hours a week of drop-in training and professional development sessions.
- Individual consultation or group training on instructional design, technology tools, teaching strategies, and more.
- Assistance with implemention of MinnState offered professional development
- Self-paced learning that you can take from your computer or mobile device anytime, anywhere.
Learn More About Faculty Development Opportunities:
Browse the pages below to learn more.
Teaching and Technology Training Calendar
40+ hours a week of drop in support and training sessions. Individualized tech help with D2L Brightspace, Media Space, Teams for teaching, and Zoom questions, and other teaching with technology topics. Get immediate help with online, hybrid, and FlexSync course design.
Consult with an Instructional Designer
The instructional design team is available to consult with you or with your group. We provide training and assistance in using technology tools, designing your course, integrating technology in your teaching, adopting innovative technologies, and more.
LinkedIn Learning for Self-Paced Technology Training
If you want to increase your skills in your work, school, or personal interests, try LinkedIn Learning. It's free for all students, faculty, and staff!
Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning
Whatever your teaching style, and whether your course is entirely face-to-face, hybrid, flipped/blended, or fully online, we can assist with the technology tools to enhance your course and your student's learning experience.
Open Educational Resources
Concerned about textbook affordability? So are we! Open Educational Resources (OER) are generally low or no cost, accessible, open-license documents or media that can be used for teaching and learning.
Design Your Course
Learn to apply evidenced-based and pedagogically-strong online course design principles and practices. Engage in self-paced learning, training, individual or group consultations, conferences, course certification and more. Let's design together!
MavLEARN is the Maverick Learning and Educational Applied Research Nexus. Learn research-based strategies for student engagement, teaching practice, assessment and feedback, learning theories, course design, and more.
Directions to the Center for Excellence and Innovation
The Academic Technology Services instructional design team is located in Memorial Library 88, in the Center for Excellence and Innovation in the basement of the building.