Partnerships

The Office of Curriculum, Assessment & Teaching Transformation (CATT) provides the Division of Academic Affairs with expertise and management over a broad range of instructional opportunities and challenges.

In addition to expertise in curriculum and instruction, learning spaces and environments, and assessment and reporting, CATT pursues the broader objective of serving as a comprehensive conduit between faculty and other key offices and administrators on campus in our collective efforts to promote the end-goal of student excellence and success.

The University at Buffalo Information Technology (UBIT) seeks to advance UB's mission of excellence in research, teaching and service through the innovative and effective use of information technology.

The goal of UB CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning) is to prepare future faculty and contribute to a network of education professionals dedicated to advancing excellence and innovation in teaching. UB CIRTL is open to all graduate students and postdocs at UB. To increase diversity in STEM disciplines, the CIRTL Network has an emphasis on STEM disciplines. However, UB CIRTL is open to all disciplines.

The University Libraries offer an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services and people to support the academic and creative achievements of our students, faculty, staff and community members.

The SUNY CPD is a collaborative central resource for the SUNY community providing access to professional development opportunities focused on the latest trends and established best practices in higher education. Their goal is to enhance the capability of SUNY faculty and staff and increase SUNY’s competitive advantage.

SUNY Online is nationally and internationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence through research-driven, community-supported practices of innovative teaching, learner-centered instruction, and pedagogy-focused approaches. SUNY Online celebrates, connects, and grows effective online education practitioners across the SUNY system while furthering knowledge of the most effective teaching and learning practices in online education. Those who are interested in improving their online teaching and learning practices and are also willing to “share what they know” are welcome. For further information, please visit SUNY Community of Online Practitioners (SCoOP) and Faculty Supports.  

Open SUNY COTE (and the SUNY CPD) also sponsor system-wide memberships in a number of national/international organizations and associations.

The SUNY Learning Commons is designed to allow SUNY learners and educators to find available learning opportunities across campuses through course and program catalogs; easily access information to establish a plan for degree completion; track learning activities and progress toward degree completion; form and join communities of interest and communities of practice; connect with other learners and educators; access scholarly and instructional materials through a Learning Object Repository (i.e., Open SUNY Affordable Learning Solutions); access resources, standards, policies, and best practices within a community of practice; operate collaborative tools that allow learners and educators to work together actively at a distance; and experiment with new communication tools to enhance teaching and learning.

UB faculty and staff are encourage to join Workplace. Log in using your UB Shibboleth (single sign-on) credentials to log in. Here are some discipline-specific Workplace Groups.

DOODLE is an association of individuals with administrative responsibilities for online and distance learning (ODL) programs on SUNY campuses. Invited guests include representatives from SUNY System Administration, CUNY, and other relevant organizations.

EDUCAUSE is a higher education technology association and the largest community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.