Initiatives & Programs
The Center for Transformative Teaching partners with many campus units to provide a variety of programming and to support key initiatives.
Faculty-led Inquiry into Reflective and Scholarly Teaching (FIRST) provides a model for documenting & assessing your teaching and your student's learning.
Successful Teaching and Affordable Resources (STAR) is a new campus initiative to drive down the cost of student education.
OER Kelly Grants
The OER Kelly grants are a $50,000 initiative to spur innovation that will lead to reduced course costs for students.
Foundational Course (Re)Design Cohort
Instructors of 100 and 200-level courses are invited to apply for a course (re)design cohort opportunity that aims to prepare students for excellence.
Designing & Embedding Sustainability within Curriculum
Instructors develop a new course module explicitly integrating sustainability and resilience concepts into curricular experiences using student-centered pedagogy.
Reflective Practitioner Program
Encourage, recognize, and reward professional development and community building in teaching and learning.
Instructional Support Partnerships
Pair with a university instructor to discuss obstacles in teaching and encourage ongoing conversations.
Writing Center consultants who collaborate with faculty across disciplines to help students become stronger, more confident writers and thinkers.
Effective use of UGLAs
This ARISE program helps faculty members to use undergraduate learning assistants to improve learning and teaching experiences.
Learning by Design
Participants in this ARISE program learn about fundamental course design principles and apply them to a design or redesign project.
Institute for Online Teaching
The Institute for Online Teaching guides novice instructors through the steps of online course planning and development.
CIRTL@Nebraska offers graduate students and postdocs an opportunity to earn certifications in university teaching.
Teaching Development Program
TDP provides TAs an opportunity to be observed in the classroom, get student feedback, and to reflect on their teaching.
TA Orientations and the Institute for International Teaching Assistants help prepare TAs for the classroom.
The six-week Teaching Online for Graduate Students program guides graduate students through the steps of course planning and development.