Academic Affairs

Support for faculty instructional development.

Contact: Dave Wilson

ACE (Achievement Centered Education)

This new General Education Program is built on student learning outcomes that answer the fundamental question, What should all undergraduate students — irrespective of their majors and career aspirations — know or be able to do upon graduation?

Contact: Nancy Mitchell

Blackboard Users Listserv

E-mail support for those using Blackboard to enhance teaching and learning. Join the Blackboard users' email listserv by sending an email to with the phrase subscribe bb-user in the body of the email.

Contact: Paul Erickson


An online calendar featuring events which support teaching and instructional development.


CASNR Teaching & Learning Improvement Council

Organize Winter Interim Teaching Workshop each January. Host teaching-related seminars and pre-tenure workshops.

Contact: John Markwell

Digital Library Resources for Teaching

Assist instructors in using digital library resources effectively, particularly through Blackboard.

Contact: Robert Bolin & Scott Childers

Digital Learning Lab

Assist faculty and students in creating, locating and using multimedia.

Contact: Richie Graham & Scott Childers

Distributed Environment for Active Learning Lab or DEAL Lab

Partner with faculty and staff at UNL to develop new and exciting active learning environments.

Contact: Robert Losee

E-Reserves at UNL Libraries

Enable faculty to make course materials available online 24/7.

Contact: Chanty Stovall

EDU Assessment System

Interactive, flexible, 24/7, web-based assessment via a system that delivers homework, quizzes, and tests online.

Contact: | A listserv is also available


Extended Education and Outreach

Assist faculty in planning, designing, and delivering distance courses.

Contact: Marie Barber & Karen Bell-Dancy

Institute for International Teaching Assistants

Prepare international graduate students to teach American undergraduates.

Contact: Laurie Bellows

Instructional Support Services for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Help graduate teaching assistants develop as teachers and scholars.

Contact: Laurie Bellows

Instructional Technology Advisory Committee

Study, advise, and promote issues related to teaching and learning and learning with technology.

Contact: Ron Roeber

Instructional Technology Group

Develop, promote and support the use of technology for teaching and learning.

Contact: Bruce Sandhorst

SWAP Meets (Sharing Wisdom And Power in Technology) - Join the ITG instructors on the last Wednesday of every month from noon to 1:30 p.m. for the SWAP Meets. This brown-bag event is at the Nebraska Union at 14th & R Streets.

New Media Center

Provide faculty and staff development and consultation regarding rich media and new technology integration into their course work..

Contact: Todd Jensen

Online Pedagogy Community of Practice

Support for faculty who are teaching online.

Contact: Charles Ansorge, Marie Barber & Paul Erickson


PEARL is an online software program that provides structure, resources, and guidance to help programs collect, analyze, and use data on student learning outcomes.  It is housed through the Office of Undergraduate Studies.

Contact: Jessica Jonson

Peer Review of Teaching Project

Support faculty in the development of a community of scholars who write about the intellectual work involved in teaching.

Contact: Paul Savory & Amy Goodburn

Preparing Future Faculty Program

Provide doctoral students with opportunities to observe and experience faculty responsibilities at a variety of academic institutions.

Contact: Laurie Bellows, Helen Moore, & Amy Burnett

Services for Students with Disabilities

Serve as a resource for faculty and staff who work with students with disabilities.

Contact: Veva Cheney

Student Technology Training

Free software training for students - office software, web design, graphics, statistics, My.UNL, and more.

Contact: Andrew Frye

Teaching Council

Encourage and support efforts to improve instruction and learning at all levels at UNL.

Contact: Dave Wilson

Technology Skills Development & Resources

Workshops, Tutorials, documentation, consulting, and help with instructional technology.

Contact: Ranelle Maltas

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Corps

Provide peer mentors to faculty teaching large first-year courses.


Visual Literacy Community of Practice

Support for faculty teaching in the Visual Literacy Program (a Program of Excellence).

Contact: Dana Fritz