News & Announcements

ICUR 2021 Schedule

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

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.

UNL Students Invited to Participate in ICUR 2021

Last year, UNL participated in its first-ever ICUR, or the International Conference of Undergraduate Research. Seven students presented their research to a global audience. UNL will again participate in 2021 and seeks to increase the number of students presenting.

Key Resources for Fall 2020

As faculty prepare for their Fall courses, the following resources may be of interest. Each resource page has links to more related resources. If there is a particular topic or question that you have, please contact an instructional designer assigned to your college.

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.

CAS and CASNR provide flexible hybrid course models for Fall classes

With the fall semester looming around the corner, colleges are creating inventive course model designs to help instructors prepare their courses for instruction that will combine online and face-to-face approaches.

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 for teaching and learning that allows the university to be prepared for any eventuality.

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.

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.

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