Teaching Transformation and Development Academy (TTaDA)
The Teaching Transformation and Development Academy's goal is to make sure instructors have access to all the tools and strategies needed to design, develop, and implement courses that maintain educational continuity and minimize disruptions to students’ learning experiences by incorporating flexible strategies blending characteristics of “flipped classrooms,” digital technologies, hybrid teaching practices, virtual classrooms, and in-person instruction.
The Fall 2020 Course Planning webpage includes recommended tools and strategies, timelines to help you schedule your course development plans, and contact information for TTaDA support specialists in Instructional Design and Academic Technologies. To learn more about Blackboard and other academic technologies please sign up for one of the workshops listed below or view our recorded workshops and other resources.
TTaDA offers numerous services for faculty, staff and students based on demand and in alignment with the UND Strategic Plan goals.
- Professional development opportunities in the form of workshops, webinars, seminars, and forums for staff, faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate teaching assistants Individual and unit level consultations for teaching innovations (high impact practices, active learning, etc.), integrating digital technologies into courses, strengths-based leadership training and coaching, program level assessment, etc.
- Faculty and staff learning communities and collaborations
- Undergraduate and graduate teaching assistant mentoring, training, and support
- Digital learning support to enhance on-line education
- Online teaching certificate and course rubric requirements for teaching online
- Integration of Open Education Resources into teaching and learning
- Learning space design and training, integrating active learning teaching methods
- Mentoring programs for faculty and staff