University of Nebraska Medical Center

Teaching Launchpad

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Boost your teaching to the next level with Teaching Launchpad.

New to teaching? Or, want a quick refresh of your existing skills? Teaching Launchpad, a series of training sessions from the UNMC Interprofessional Academy of Educators, can help hone your skills.

The next Teaching Launchpad will be held in spring 2024.

Previous Teaching Launchpad Training

  • Writing Learning Objectives by Ally Dering-Anderson, PharmD
  • Developing a Syllabus by Analisa McMillan, PhD
  • Engaging Lectures by Abbey Fingeret, MD
  • Universal Design for Learning by Suhasini Kotcherlakota, PhD
  • Assessment and Evaluation by Sarah McBrien, PhD
  • Educational Scholarship by Beth Beam, PhD
  • Test Item Writing by Joyce Black, PhD, and Sarah McBrien, PhD
  • Managing Feedback and the Chaos of Clinical Teaching by clinical educators from the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing
  • Active Learning for Student Engagement and Inclusion by Keely Cassidy, PhD
  • Aligning Assessment with Active Learning Strategies by Beth Culross, PhD, and Emily Coffey
  • Creating Inclusive Learning Experiences by Catherine Medici-Theimann, PhD

Most sessions are roughly 10 minutes long. View the entire Teaching Launchpad Series.