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September 1, 2005

ITeach

ITeach is MnSCU's online professional development center for faculty. This site has links to articles, conference opportunities, funding opportunities, as well as a library of resources for teaching.

In addition, ITeach also offers online tutorials that cover a range of instructional topics, some of which are related to information and technology literacy.

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Technology and Teaching Center--Mankato State

Educational Technology Services, part of the larger Technology and Teaching Center (T n T Center) at Mankato State offers technology support for students, faculty and staff. One of the best resources on their homepage is their software support page.

On this page, faculty can get information about the latest software to enhance their teaching. Faculty and students can also link to online tutorials for a wide range of software programs.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:50 PM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Online Training | Students

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Distance Learning: Moorhead State

Moorhead State has a strong website in support of distance learning. The Student Resource page gives clear guidance to students about getting started with distance learning (what kinds of technology are required for online learning), a quiz to see if online learning is right for you, and some tips for e-learning.

Moorhead State also has clear links to both D2L and MN Online.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:03 PM | MnSCU | Online Training | Students

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Technology at St. Cloud State

St. Cloud State has an InforMedia Center to provide technology literacy support for students, faculty, and staff. Through the InforMedia website, people can register for workshops on a variety of technology topics (although it's not fully clear if these workshops are open to students AND faculty and staff).

Posted by chri1010 at 12:12 AM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Students | Teaching Resources

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Winona State: MnSCU's laptop campus

Winona State also has a laptop program. New this year, students may choose a tablet PC as one option in the laptop program.

To support the building of technology literacy, Winona has several online resources for students and faculty.

One program, the STARS program, involves peer tutoring in tech literacy. The STARS tutors have also created a set of online tutorials called Knowledgebase. These tutorials help people with simpler elements of tech literacy, like adding a signature line to email.

Faculty at Winona have a separate program, called eLearning, to support their own technology literacy.

Posted by chri1010 at 12:12 AM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Students

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August 12, 2005

Certificate in Educational Technology Integration

On MnSCU's Center for Teaching and Learning website, they offer a link to a certificate program in Educational Technology Integration through Penn State. According to their website, the program

can provide you with instructional technology techniques to apply directly in your learning environment. This 15-credit certificate program is designed for: • teachers • trainers • technology coordinators • instructional designers • media-support personnel

This program is offered entirely online, yet is considered equivalent to a certificate earned in residence at Penn State.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:39 PM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Online Training | Resources

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August 5, 2005

CBT Cafe

CBT Cafe offers free, web-based tutorials and training for a number of software programs. According to the website, these tutorials and training include "web and graphic design in HTML, QuickTime® Video, and Flash video training formats covering the most popular web design and graphics software programs: Flash MX, Fireworks MX, Dreamweaver MX, Photoshop 7, Cleaner 5, QuickTime, Ebay, and PowerPoint 2002."

The training is free, and on the web. The only requirement is QuickTime or a Flash player, either of which can also be downloaded free from the CBT Cafe website.

Posted by chri1010 at 11:28 AM | MnSCU | Online Training

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August 3, 2005

Minnesota Online

MnSCU has a centralized location for online distance learning classes. At this website, students can search for online courses using a variety of search terms.

In addition, potential students can also take a short quiz to find out if online distance learning is right for them. While most of the questions address issues of motivation and student expectations, a few of the questions address technology literacy.

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July 22, 2005

Library and Information Access Center at Metro State

According to the Metro State website, plans are underway for a new library and information access center, built in partnership between the community and the state. A key component of the new library and access center is that rather than being a traditional library, focused on a well-built collection, this facility will focus more directly on information access, according to information by Metro State.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:37 PM | MnSCU