The Center for Faculty Excellence provides UNO faculty opportunities for personal and professional growth through workshops, consultation, and learning communities.
The Center for Faculty Excellence is responsible for FacConnect, a portal that organizes links to campus professional development resources and events.
The Center for Faculty Excellence also provides administrative support for the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT), and Teaching Analysis by Students (TABS)
Communities of Practice are cohorts of 3-6 full-time faculty members from multiple disciplines who investigate teaching innovations, actively research, share feedback, assess student learning and grading techniques, and explore new models of practice. Communities of Practice are an investment in teaching and research excellence. For more information, visit the Communities of Practice tab.
UCAT is responsible for fostering instructional development. The committee recommends allocation of monies to full-time UNO faculty for improvement of instructional capabilities. Click here for more information regarding opportunities available through UCAT.
TABS provides you, the teacher, with an opportunity to assess your pedagogical strengths and weaknesses from the student perspective. All assessments are confidential and free. For more information, visit the TABS link or click here!
The Center for Faculty Development invites all faculty to browse the CFD library. Our collection of over 120 books includes topics such as: assessment, counseling, curricula, diversity, pedagogy, research and more. Search the complete selection here , if you find a book that interests you, simply e-mail and the book will be sent via campus mail - or feel free to stop by Kayser Hall Room 514 and browse our offering.
Digital copies from the Criss library on the topic of teaching are also available and can be found at https://unomaha.worldcat.org/profiles/UNO-YA/lists/3251669
We have the great privilege of working in a community of committed, enthusiastic and passionate educators. These dedicated individuals thoughtfully prepare lesson plans, assignments and exams, teach their classes, mentor, advise their students outside the classroom, grade papers and generously share their knowledge and expertise with other teachers all because they believe in the power of education.
Does this describe one of your colleagues? If so, let us help you thank this individual for their contributions to UNO. Submit a completed form to The Center for Faculty Development and let someone know their contributions are valued and that we are all proud to call them UNO colleagues.
The Center for Faculty Development invites all faculty to view our workshop "Helping Introverts Thrive in An Active Learning Classroom" video.
Check back often for additional videos of upcoming workshops sponsored by CFD.
Come visit us in Kayser Hall Room 514.