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tranform: Make a thorough or dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character of.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha embraces a transformational approach to educational enterprise as we prepare to meet the continuing and emerging needs of our students, community, and campus. Adopting key principles shown to improve learning through technology integration while also reducing institutional costs, as highlighted by the efforts of the National Center for Academic Transformation, is a critical factor in our success.

The concepts of Adapt, Redesign, and Transform offer steps towards academic transformation. Each can be seen as levels distinguished by the depth of impact and the number of individuals involved. Faculty may choose to apply any of these concepts to their own course development, realizing the greatest opportunities for change come when the goal is to transform learning experiences.

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