A Faculty Development Associates team comprised of Andrew Chen, Computer Science and Information Systems; Rinita Dalan, Anthropology and Earth Sciences; Alexandria Fogarty, School of Media Arts and Design; and T. J. Hansen, Economics, Law & Politics; attended the Esri Education and User Conferences in San Diego, California June 25-29, 2016. The MSUM team members joined over 15,000 participants from academia, industry and government that participated in technical workshops, moderated paper discussions, industry-specific sessions and forums related to geospatial analysis. Read the rest of this entry →
School psychology faculty and graduate students presented at a statewide MTSS conference. Dr. Lisa Stewart, school psychology faculty, and Alannah Dosh, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Increasing Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice in your Schools,” and Alyssa McDonough, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Mindfulness Practices Across Tiers” at the North Dakota RTI/MTSS Conference in Fargo June 6-8. Read the rest of this entry →
Mike Miller, Mathematics, and Elementary Education majors Anna Adrover and Trista Bentler presented at the North Dakota Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference in Fargo on Saturday, March 22. They presented various alternative strategies to the standard subtraction algorithm to an audience of K-12 teachers.
Reminder: Registration is now open for the Minnesota Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Conference 2014, to be held Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sponsored by Desire2Learn and held at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott, in Minneapolis, this user conference is open to all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty and staff and K-12 educators. Users from other states are also welcome. The conference will showcase many aspects of teaching and learning with technology, but especially focuses on Desire2Learn (D2L), a learning management system and The Quality Matters Program™, a peer review process that supports the design of quality online and blended courses. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Sue Severson and Dr. Ximena Suarez-Sousa from the School of Teaching and Learning attended the Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Association of College for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Indianapolis, March 1-3. They focused their attendance on meetings and presentations pertaining to teacher education accreditation including sessions that addressed data gathering and analysis, program evaluation, and new CAEP standards.
The Gateway to Leadership conference is tonight from 7:15 -10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food!
Check out the following schedule of presenters, including Greg Tehven (Co-Founder of STLF and Co-Organizer of TEDxFargo) and Leadership Expo participants. Come and support your friends and fellow students, as well as find out what great opportunities there are to get involved with on-campus this year or next.
The Gateway to Leadership conference is Monday, Feb. 10 from 7:15-10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food!
Check out the following schedule of presenters and Leadership Expo. Come and support your friends and fellow students, as well as find out what great opportunities there are to get involved with on-campus this year or next.
“The Gateway to Leadership” Conference will be on Monday, Feb. 10 from 7:15-10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food! Hear from keynote speaker Greg Tehven, Co-Founder of Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) and Co-Organizer of TEDxFargo at 7:30 p.m. Two 30-minute breakout sessions will follow on various leadership topics and from 8:30-10 p.m. attend the Leadership Expo, where one can learn more about the various student leadership paid and unpaid opportunities on campus. Here is a YouTube video of Greg speaking at TEDxTC: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W3uyUXAC3E.
Hear from keynote speaker Greg Tehven, Co-Founder of Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) and Co-Organizer of TEDxFargo at 7:30 p.m. Two 30-minute breakout sessions will follow on various leadership topics presented by students, staff, and faculty. And, from 8:30 p.m.-10 p.m. attend the Leadership Expo, where one can learn more about the various student leadership paid and unpaid opportunities on campus.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, Department of Housing and Residential Life, Dragon Leadership Program, Residence Hall Association, and Leadership Studies/Communication Studies.
This semester the Housing and Residential Life Department, in conjunction with the Office of Student Activities and the Dragon Leadership Program, is sponsoring a student leadership conference called “The Gateway to Leadership.” This leadership conference will take place on Monday, Feb. 10 from 7-10 p.m. in the CMU. Save this date and plan to attend. Read the rest of this entry →
Calling for faculty, staff, and graduate assistants…
MnSCU Diversity Conference. No registration fee to attend the Feb. 27 and 28 MnSCU Diversity Conference in Minneapolis.
The conference is located at Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza Hotel) in Brooklyn Center. There is no charge to attend the conference, but travel, lodging and meals other than those provided during the conference are the responsibility of the department of the individual attending. Contact Karen Mehnert-Meland at email@example.com or x 2447 to reserve a spot. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Michael Coquyt and Dr. Julie Swaggert, Assistant Professors in Educational Leadership presented at the 2013 TIES (Technology and Information for Educational Services) Conference in Minneapolis in December. Their presentation focused on “Humanizing the Online Environment.”
Participate as a workshop leader in the 35th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for 7th-9th grade girls to be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Area women and men volunteer their time to provide a day full of interactive, hands-on presentations that explore the fields of science, math and engineering. Many faculty have MSUM students assist with the workshops providing our students with an invaluable experience to put on their resume. Whether you are a researcher, executive, or professor, we are asking for volunteers from area business and colleges to help us show young girls what careers are available to them. Read the rest of this entry →
Proposals are being accepted for the Minnesota Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Conference 2014, to be held Friday, April 4, 2014 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sponsored by Desire2Learn and held at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott, in Minneapolis, this user conference is open to all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty and staff and K-12 educators. Users from other states are also welcome. Read the rest of this entry →
Katrina Brekke, Megan Hoyer, Anna Kaiser and Jenna Phillips attended the Minnesota Counseling Association (MnCA) Annual Conference “The Best in Counseling Practice” on Oct. 25 at Shoreview Community Center. The MnCA is the “professional home” for all LPC/LPCCs or new professionals on their way to licensure. At the conference, the Counseling & Student Affairs graduate students learned specific, valuable information that helped them become a better counselor.
Professors’ Ryan C. Christiansen, MFA, and Kevin Zepper, MFA, will present at the John R. Milton Conference at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, Oct. 31–Nov. 2.
Christiansen is the Publisher & CEO for Knuckledown Press LLC, which publishes literary fiction and creative nonfiction titles in English for worldwide distribution in electronic formats. Christiansen teaches English part-time at Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State College of Science, and North Dakota State University, and he is the Associate Editor for the Electronic Book Series at New Rivers Press. He is an experienced journalist and technical writer. Read the rest of this entry →
Are you looking for a team to join? Or are you looking for a conference or workshop? The deadline is Thursday, but the application is brief. Consider the following opportunities, come to the Two-thirty Teas this week, or contact Alison (firstname.lastname@example.org) to meet potential team members.
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, is one of the keynote presenters at the North Dakota Council of Administrators in Special Education Paraeducator Conference on June 20. She will be presenting strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum.
Dr. Marilea Bramer, Philosophy, and Dr. Laura Odom, Philosophy, attended the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association Conference March 26-29, in San Francisco. Bramer commented on Stephen Palmquist’s paper, “Kantian Conditions for the Possibility of Justified Resistance to Authority?”; Odom attended sessions in her areas of specialization: Aesthetics, Consciousness, and Color Perception.
Michael J. Krajewski, music, has recently been selected to present at the College Music Society (CMS) and Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) conference Fall 2013 in Cambridge, Mass. His session will focus on “Developing Interactive Course Material.”