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Welcome to MnSCU

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A welcome to new Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty at the 2010 Realizing Student Potential/ITeach conference.

A welcome to new Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty at the 2010 Realizing Student Potential/ITeach conference.

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  • MSCF - Classroom teaching - Contact with students - professional development - service to the collegeincludes: student advising, course evaluation, classroom preparation, theevaluation of student performance, committee assignments, classroom research and communityserviceIFO - Teaching (including effectiveness in course development, curriculumdesign, instructional innovation, ability to organize, analyze and present knowledge,instructional advisement and other such related activities) - Scholarly or creative achievement or research. - Continuing preparation and study - Contributions to student growth and development - Service to the university and community
  • MSCF - Classroom teaching - Contact with students - professional development - service to the collegeincludes: student advising, course evaluation, classroom preparation, theevaluation of student performance, committee assignments, classroom research and communityserviceIFO - Teaching (including effectiveness in course development, curriculumdesign, instructional innovation, ability to organize, analyze and present knowledge,instructional advisement and other such related activities) - Scholarly or creative achievement or research. - Continuing preparation and study - Contributions to student growth and development - Service to the university and community
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    • 1. Welcome to MnSCU
      Center for Teaching and Learning
      Realizing Student Potential · ITeach
      Minneapolis Community & Technical College
      February 27, 2010
      http://slideshare.net/lynda.milne
    • 2. Overview
      Welcome, introductions
      MnSCU overview
      CTL resources
      System-level
      Campus
      Teaching and learning challenges / solutions
      Career development
    • 3. What is MnSCU?
      5th-largest state higher ed system
      Created in 1995 by state law
      Merged state university & CC systems
      Incorporated former voc-ed system
      Find all the facts at:
      About the System
      Find faculty experts at:
      Faculty Experts & Media Guide
    • 4. What is MnSCU (part 2)?
      54 campuses, 46 communities
      250,000 credit students
      34,000 grads each year
      151,000 customized training clients
      70,000+ online students
      87% of grads get jobs in their fields
      82% of grads stay in Minnesota
    • 5. What is MnSCU?We educate, every year:
      52% of Minnesota’s teachers.
      82 % of new nursing graduates.
      86 % of law enforcement officers.
      87 % of new graduates in the construction trades.
      92 % of new mechanics graduates.
      42 % of new business graduates.
      9,000 firefighters and emergency first responders
    • 6.
    • 7. Technical Colleges
      7 institutions
      950F/T Faculty
      Technical colleges offer vocational training and education to prepare students for skilled occupations that do not require a baccalaureate degree
    • 8. Community Colleges
      5 institutions
      1,300 F/T Faculty
      Lower division instruction in academic programs, occupational programs in which all credits earned will be accepted for transfer to a baccalaureate degree in the same field of study, and remedial studies, for students transferring to baccalaureate institutions and for those seeking associate degrees
    • 9. Consolidated C/T Colleges
      13 institutions
      3000 F/T Faculty
      The same types of instruction, programs, certificates, diplomas, and degrees as the technical colleges and community colleges offer
    • 10. State Universities
      7 institutions
      2,500 F/T Faculty
      Undergraduate and graduate instruction through the master's degree [and now applied doctorates], including specialist certificates, in the liberal arts and sciences and professional education
    • 11. Office of the Chancellor
    • 12. Office of the ChancellorWhat goes on there?
      Direct services to campuses
      Common IT services
      D2L, ISRS, others
      • Teaching and learning support
      • 13. Credit transfer coordination
      • 14. Labor contracts
      • 15. Presidential searches, reviews
      • 16. Policy
      • 17. Institutional research & data collection
      • 18. Interaction with legislature
    • MnSCU for You: Resources for Faculty
      Academic Affairs
      DARS/u-select Degree Audit/Transfer System
      CAS Course Applicability System
      EFolio Minnesota
      ISEEK
      College Faculty Credentialing
      http://tinyurl.com/credentialing
    • 19. Center for Teaching & Learning
      Mission: To provide systemwide leadership to promote and support collaborative professional development for all system faculty
      Purpose: To improve student learning and teaching effectiveness by serving as a catalyst for faculty collaboration and institutional improvement.
    • 20. CTL’s Program Areas
      Leadership development
      Develop and support campus leadership in faculty development
      Instructional development
      Grant funds for innovation
      Discipline workshops on curriculum, instruction
      Web resources on teaching
      Professional development
      Provide learning opportunities online and in-person that serve faculty’s common needs
      Conferences for presentation of best practices, SoTL outcomes
    • 21. Who’s Who at CTL
      Martin Springborg
      Fine Arts
      Community Colleges
      Yvonne Shafer
      Information Management Systems
      Entrepreneurship, CTE
      ZalaFashant
      Education, Math, Fine Arts
      STEM, CTE
      Thomas Wortman
      Higher Education, Communications
      State Universities
      Lynda Milne
      Higher Education, Psychology, English
    • 22. CTL Faculty Development Teams
    • 23. CTL Grants
      Promote change, encourage resource development, affect student learning
      Amounts vary by year
      Instructional development
      Individual projects, teams preferred
      Coordination with institutional goals
      Peer-reviewed
    • 24. CTL Educational Opportunities
      One annual conference
      Realizing Student Potential ● ITeach
      Discipline/program workshops
      12+ per year: transfer, teaching themes, faculty-proposed
      PKAL-MnSCU Partnership Workshops
      4 to 6 per year: pedagogy-focused, intensive day-long workshops in STEM
      New faculty orientation
      Orientation to system, facultyroles and responsibilities
      Login: ctlguest Password: ctlguest
      ITeach Center Online
      Teaching Resource Center
    • 25. CTL Educational Opportunities
      Courses
      CTL Faculty Lodge
      Tutorials
      19 tutorials, self-paced, 24/7 online
      Webinars
      At least 6 new per semester –
      at no cost! Presented by
      system faculty and staff
      Webinar Archives
      50 archived webinars on
      teaching & learning topics
      Credentialing Courses
      CTL Philosophy of Teaching Course
      Credentialing Courses
      Southwest Minnesota State University
      Bemidji State University
      University of Minnesota
    • 26. Enough about us…
    • 27. But you need not juggle…
    • 28. Lay a foundation…and build
    • 29. Teaching
      • Course planning
      • 30. Classroom teaching
      • 31. Advising
    • Teaching
      • Course planning
      • 32. Classroom teaching
      • 33. Advising
      • 34. Curriculum development
      • 35. Class schedules
      • 36. Assessment
      • 37. Quality reviews /accreditation
      • 38. Field placements /internships
    • Teaching and Learning Challenges & Solutions
      accountabilityaccreditationachievementactive learning
      assessmentclassroomcollaborationcompetencies
      computercritical thinkingculturecurriculumdesign
      developmentdiversityeducationelearningengagement
      evaluationgradinghybridinstructional designlanguage
      leadershiplearningliteracymotivationneedsonline learning
      outcomespedagogyproblem solvingresearchrubrics
      studentsteachingtechnologythinkingweb2.0writing
      Come up with 1 – 3 creative
      strategies that have helped you
      and/or could help you adjust and
      develop in teaching and
      classroom life.
    • 39. Here are your strategies!
    • 40. Scholarship
      • Read
      • 41. Confer with colleagues
      • 42. Conduct research
    • Scholarship / Research
      • Read
      • 43. Confer with colleagues
      • 44. Conduct research
      • 45. Departmental colloquia
      • 46. Teaching/disciplinary workshop
      • 47. Occupational workshop/employment
      • 48. Editing professional journal
      • 49. Ongoing education
    • Service
      • Community service
      • 50. Campus service
      • 51. Professional service
      • 52. Service to students
      • 53. Helping graduates with employment, transfer, etc.
      • 54. Advising student organizations
    • How Should Your Time Look?
    • 55. How Does Your Time Look?
    • 56. How Should Your Time Look?
    • 57. We’re here for you
      CTL
      http://www.ctl.mnscu.edu
      651-649-5741

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