Mini-Conference Recap: Universal Design for Learning: A Holistic Approach to Course Design

In this presentation, Lorna Olsen and Dr. Lori Swinney introduce three guiding principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and provide examples of how to apply them to your course design. There is also additional discussion about common accessibility issues that students face and how to address these concerns.

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Mini-Conference Recap: CARES Instructional Design Project Panel Discussion

 

In this panel discussion, several participants of the Learning and Applied Innovation Center’s (LAIC) Instructional Design Project (funded through allocated CARES funds from the state of North Dakota) discuss their experiences redesigning their course with a Blackboard instructional designer.

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Dual Credit at NDSU: Increasing Options and Exploring Possibilities

Dual Credit at NDSU: Increasing Options and Exploring Possibilities by Dr. Stacy Duffield

After a few years of start and stop planning, and a pandemic that made everything screech to a halt, we are excited to launch the Dual-Credit Program at NDSU. Courses will be offered during the 2022-23 academic year, but the registration process is happening right now.

Our colleagues at the junior colleges have been doing an amazing job of offering dual credit for many years. They have made universal general education classes like English 110 and College Algebra available to North Dakota (ND) high school students, allowing them to get a head start on college while fulfilling their high school course requirements.

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Mini-Conference Recap: New Certification Courses

North Dakota State University received state CARES funding to support the transition to HyFlex teaching. In this presentation, Dr. Lori Swinney and Sharley Kurtz of the Learning and Applied Innovation Center (LAIC), and Holly DeVries and Amy Tichy of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), discuss one of the projects the CARES funding created: new certification courses for NDSU faculty.

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