News & Announcements

January Round Up

View upcoming opportunities and news from the Center for Transformative Teaching.

CAS and CASNR provide flexible hybrid course models for Fall classes

In light of fall 2020, colleges created inventive course model designs to help instructors prepare their courses.

UNL Funds New OER Cohort

The winners of the 2020-21 Open Educational Resource grants funded by the Center for Transformational Teaching have been announced.

We're all "stick-footing" it now

We'd like to share this video that Cal Garbin, John Weaver Professor of Psychology, made as it expresses how many of us may be feeling right now as we move to remote teaching.

Annual Report Snapshot 2017-2018

Instructional designers supported courses in face-to-face, online, blended, and flipped modes. During the academic year 2017-2018, a total of 867 courses were supported by the ID team. Overall, 45 percent of supported courses were taught face-to-face and 53 percent were taught online.

Teaching Effectively with Technology

When: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2017
Where: Colonial Room, Nebraska City Campus Union
Keynote Presenter: Michelle Miller, Director of First Year Learning Initiatives and Professor of Psychological Sciences at Northern Arizona University

Teamwork Community of Practice (TCoP)

CTT conducted a pilot study during the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms to decide if the university should purchase a license for the continued use of CATME SMARTER Teamwork tools.

The Urgency of Inclusive Classrooms: A 6-Week Discussion Series

CASNR offices came together and created a summer discussion series about what an inclusive classroom looks like, and how to create an inclusive environment.

Brassil uses new methods and tools for teaching students online

Chad Brassil is rising to the occasion when it comes to remote instruction. With the help of YouTube, the Center for Transformative Teaching, and a learning glass, Brassil began to revamp his pedagogy. “I wanted this personal connection, especially when I was remote," Brassil said.

April 21-May 1: OLC Ideate offers open salon series

In partnership with NU Online, the Center for Transformative Teaching invites you to participate in OLC Ideate. The Online Learning Consortium aims to create new points of engagement amongst educators across the field of online, digital and blended learning.

Aspirational Teaching Institute to provide resources, insight for faculty

The Aspirational Teaching Institute will provide resources and insight to university faculty members teaching gateway courses, large enrollment courses, and more.

Center for Transformative Teaching Data Privacy

The Center for Transformative Teaching (CTT) is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web site, or in any of our programming or instructional design consultations.

Huskers showcase research, innovation at international conference

Over three dozen undergraduate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students participated in the International Conference for Undergraduate Research.

Key Resources for Fall 2020

As faculty prepare for their courses, the following resources may be of interest - each resource page has links to more related resources.

Flexible Hybrid Model for Fall 2020 Teaching and Learning

Given the challenges face-to-face learning presents in the fall it is important to create a broad framework that allows the university to be prepared.

ICUR 2021 Schedule

Join the Center for Transformative Teaching for the International Conference for Undergraduate Research at the end of September.

Inaugural Fall 2017 Book Club Learning Community

Join 20 of your faculty colleagues in a discussion of strategies that will help you be more efficient and effective in the classroom without overhauling your entire approach to teaching.