Office of Online Learning

The MSUM Office of Online Learning team enables and enhances student learning by providing instructors with support and resources for using technology in the development of customized learning environments.

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News and Announcements

  • Karen Qualey featured in news story about $100K Z-degree courses
    By MacGregor SharpeMarch 27, 2024 MOORHEAD — Minnesota State University Moorhead is getting ready to offer courses that have no costs connected to textbooks, resources or materials. They’re called Z-degrees. The state is giving MSUM $100,000, to develop the courses. The average student spends between roughly $700 to $1,200 for books and supplies. Z-degrees will be unveiled in the spring of […]
  • Instructors: D2L Brightspace Course Shells & Start of Semester Tasks
    Your D2L Brightspace shells for Spring 2024 have been created. For helpful tips on preparing for the new term, please review the start of semester tasks document. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Online Learning by emailing or by phone at 218.477.2603 (option 2).
  • Microsoft 365 OneDrive: Easy File Management, Sharing, and Collaboration
    Join our ‘Microsoft 365 Drop-In’ series this week to gain valuable insights and hands-on experience in sharing and collaboration in OneDrive. Friday, October 27, 11 a.m. – Noon Library 124 Register on Dragoncentral: Registration Link If you don’t want to register, just click the Zoom link: Zoom Link
  • Artac and Beckermann to present at OLC Accelerate 2023
    This week Instructional Designers Catherine Artac and Stephen Beckermann will present at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate 2023 conference in Washington D.C. Their presentation: Facilitated Exploration, Implementation, and Sharing of Student-Centered Teaching Practices ​Among a Community of Faculty will share the model used and lessons learned from the past three years of facilitating the Student-Centered Cohort (SCC) with MSUM […]
  • Course Design Intensive
    Course Design Intensive is a collaborative offering from the Faculty and Professional Learning Center and the Office of Online Learning. The one-day intensive will be offered several times throughout the year. Much of the time will be spent in hands-on work so faculty are encouraged to bring a syllabus, course shell, or course outline on which they will build. Course […]