Workshops

Workshops

The CTT and its partners provide opportunities to learn about specific pedagogical interventions, new technologies to support teaching, and to engage in lively discussions of effective pedagogy with colleagues from across the disciplines. We create workshops for the campus as a whole and also customize workshops for colleges and departments. Contact us for more information and check our calendar for upcoming workshops.

Developing a Teaching Portfolio

book-open-4(content)Aug. 11, 2022 | Join this workshop session to learn how to develop a teaching portfolio and have an opportunity to ask questions of colleagues and facilitators.

Past

Many of our past workshops provide resources referenced or used in the session. If you would like us to customize one of these workshops for a specific department or other group, please contact Eric French at efrench6@unl.edu.

Backward Design: Course Mapping

circle-people(business)5-18-22 In this four hour, highly interactive workshop participants through the backward design process from writing course goals all the way up to brainstorming learning experiences.

Aspirational Teaching Institute

The Aspirational Teaching Institute will be a 16-week long program designed to help tackle major teaching challenges. Those interested can join the individual learning sessions.

Course Mapping

1-13-22 This four-hour, highly interactive workshop will walk participants through the backward design process from writing course goals all the way up to brainstorming learning experiences.

Teaching Philosophy: Finding Your Why

1-12-22 This 90-minute, discussion-focused workshop will help participants consider what aspects of teaching they're most passionate about to write or revise a teaching philosophy.

Striving for Equity in Education

circle-people(business)1-11-22 In this 90-minute, discussion-centered workshop we will share some key principles and strategies of inclusive teaching, but will also ask you to discuss with peers and review your own materials through this lens.

Encouraging Integrity: Using course design to create an anti-cheating classroom culture

11-16-21This session aims to explore the reasons students cheat, and to provide strategies for building a classroom culture of learning through course design and harnessing students' intrinsic motivation.

Finding and Implementing OERs

11-2-21 This workshop was beneficial for instructors interested in alternatives to or supplements for current textbooks.

How to take a Scholarly Approach to your own Classroom

10-18-21 Develop research questions about pedagogy, discuss potential methods to answer questions, give examples of where to find funding, and how to publish projects.

An Introduction to Backward Design

10-7-21 In this workshop, participants learned about the basic components of backward design and how it can help ensure alignment between course goals and assessments.

Getting Started with UDL

world-refresh(data-transfer)9-24-21 Participants were introduced to the fundamentals of UDL and learn methods of implementing UDL.

Moving Forward with Equity

account-group-1(users)7-17-21 Participants examined courses from before and during the pandemic to identify the strongest aspects of each.

Engaging Environmental Justice through Art Objects

8-16-21 This interactive workshop invites faculty to broaden class discussion strategies by looking at ecology and sustainability through the lens of art.