Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
That’s what you’ll gain here. From your first semester on campus, you’ll have the opportunity to spend time in a K-12 classroom—experience that will equip you with the skills you need to really make an impact and give you an edge after graduation. In fact, Nebraska school principals tell us that they seek out our students for teaching positions because not only do they come from a program with an excellent reputation, but they consistently show they are well prepared for the challenges of teaching. If you want to be hired first, perceived best and proven better, this is the place for you.
“I have had so many doors opened for me here – and I haven’t even graduated yet.”
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Families. Schools. Communities. This is where our alumni are at work. You’ll get the experiences you need to make an impact there, too.
Exploring how teachers in traditional and alternative pathways (such as Teach for America or teacher residency programs) learn to teach is the topic of a new book by Lauren Gatti, assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences.
Personal experience has helped motivate the development of Theresa Catalano’s new book, “Talking about Global Migration: Implications for Language Teaching.” The book addresses educational responses to migration that are informed by interviews with migrants across the globe.