The University of Northern Iowa's current strategic plan (2001-2006) describes its vision "...to be the nation's finest comprehensive university,
known for high quality learning environments and a genuine sense of community." Excellence in teaching and a campus-wide culture of putting "Students
First" have been selected as the cornerstones for attaining the UNI vision.
The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching offers programs, activities,
and resources to support excellent teaching throughout the university. This website is designed for UNI faculty and others interested in
practices that strive toward excellent teaching.
Below is a list of QuickLinks, each
of which will take you to a page in the Web Resources section. These
pages give you access to practical teaching advice and tips from
teaching and learning centers around the world.
Where can I find a compendium of resources and practical,
step-by-step advice toward achieving excellence in teaching?
Strategies: How can I plan and implement my courses for
attaining the excellence I desire in both my teaching and my
Classes: Which practices and resources can help me attain
excellence when teaching larger classes?
& Community: What can I do to strengthen both my class
and university as a learning community that respects and appreciates