Posts Tagged ‘ Achievement-Centered Education program ’

ACE-centered proposals receive funds

Mar 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 5, 2009

Two proposals won funding in round five of UNL’s Initiative for Teaching and Learning Excellence. Those proposals are a project to fund a summer study abroad visual literacy course in Japan and a project to create a capstone course for English majors. Projects nominated for ITLE 5 were to help students meet the requirements for […]

ACE outcomes assessment process takes shape

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 26, 2009, Issue

Concurrent with efforts to certify several hundred courses for UNL’s new Achievement-Centered Education program are efforts to develop ways to assess how well ACE fulfills its stated objectives and outcomes. Hallmarks of ACE are its focus on learning outcomes and the promise that UNL would be able to show that its students are meeting those […]

March 9 workshops examine assessment

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 26, 2009, Issue

The Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Achievement-Centered Education program and the Office of Undergraduate Studies are co-sponsoring two workshops March 9. Kathleen Yancey, professor of English at Florida State University, will present “Assessing General Education,” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Nebraska Union. This session will focus on the various purposes of general […]

Teaching, learning workshop series begins March 5

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 5, 2009, Issue

The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is organizing three Teaching and Learning workshops in March. The first, “English Proficiency and the Test of English as a Foreign Language,” is 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 5 in the Nebraska Union. Presenters are Eileen Tyson and Terry Axe, of the Educational Testing Service. […]

Courses coming into line with ACE program

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, December 4, 2008

The stack of courses awaiting certification under the university’s new Achievement-Centered Education program is shrinking, and interim-ACE director Nancy Mitchell is seeing a pinpoint of light at the end of the tunnel. About 200 courses have been certified since June when faculty began submitting courses. That’s about 40 percent of the 500 that have been […]

ACE course submission deadline is Oct. 15

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Employee News, October 9, 2008

Faculty are reminded that the deadline for submitting courses for the new Achievement-Centered Education program is Oct. 15. Courses submitted by this date will be considered for inclusion in the ACE curriculum for the fall semester 2009. Find information about ACE and the submission process at