Teaching Support Organizations

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 listserv@unl.edu with the phrase subscribe bb-user in the body of the email.

Contact: Paul Erickson

Digital Library Resources for Teaching

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

Contact: Robert Bolin & Scott Childers

EDU Assessment System

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

Contact: EDUsupport2@unl.edu | 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

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: Amy Goodburn

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