Initiatives & Programs

Initiatives & Programs

The Center for Transformative Teaching partners with many campus units to provide a variety of programming and to support key initiatives.

Peer Review of Teaching

The Peer Review of Teaching Project provides a model for documenting & assessing your teaching and your students' learning.

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STAR

Successful Teaching and Affordable Resources (STAR) is a new campus initiative to drive down the cost of student education.

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OER Kelly Grants

The OER Kelly grants are a $50,000 initiative to spur innovation that will lead to reduced course costs for students.

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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.

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Designing & Embedding Sustainability within Curriculum

Instructors develop a new course module explicitly integrating sustainability and resilience concepts into curricular experiences using student-centered pedagogy.

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Writing Fellows

Writing Center consultants who collaborate with faculty across disciplines to help students become stronger, more confident writers and thinkers.

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ARISE

Programs offered through ARISE aim to enrich the way STEM courses are taught at UNL and to facilitate departmental change.

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Effective use of UGLAs

This ARISE program helps faculty members to use undergraduate learning assistants to improve learning and teaching experiences.

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Learning by Design

Participants in this ARISE program learn about fundamental course design principles and apply them to a design or redesign project.

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SIOT

The five-week Summer Institute for Online Teaching guides novice instructors through the steps of course planning and development.

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CIRTL

CIRTL@Nebraska offers graduate students and postdocs an opportunity to earn certifications in university teaching.

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Teaching Development Program

TDP provides TAs an opportunity to be observed in the classroom, get student feedback, and to reflect on their teaching.

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TA Training

TA Orientations and the Institute for International Teaching Assistants help prepare TAs for the classroom.

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TOGS

The six-week Teaching Online for Graduate Students program guides graduate students through the steps of course planning and development.

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TCoP

The Teamwork Community of Practice focuses on how faculty support each other in effective use of team and group work.

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