Course Transformation Support and Resources

The following resources and support are offered by the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning in support of course transformation at NIU.

Individualized Instructional Support

Teaching effectiveness consultations

Assistance for faculty who voluntarily seek to improve their teaching and those faculty who are directed by their academic units to seek teaching-related assistance from CITL.

Individualized support

Teaching Effectiveness Programs

Workshops and institutes

Wide variety of programs are offered on topics related to teaching, inclusive instruction, and instructional use of technology.

Upcoming Programs Program History

ACUE Program on Effective Teaching Practices

Faculty certification in effective college instruction

Faculty members who participate explore and implement research-based approaches to teaching designed to improve student engagement and persistence and promote deeper learning.

ACUE Program

Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Inclusive teaching training and support

Education and training programs that supports equity-minded practice, uses data to build an inclusive community and closes academic equity gaps for underrepresented populations.

ADEI Education and Training

Course Design Partnerships

Ongoing partnership and consultation

Partnerships provides much more support than an individualized consultation, over a more extended period of time.

Course Design Partnerships

Classroom Observations

Collaboratively making positive changes

CITL consultant observes faculty teaching in the classroom, analyzes related activities, and provides feedback for improvement.

Classroom Observations

Faculty Learning Communities

Active, collaborative discussions across disciplines in a supportive environment

Small groups of faculty who meet regularly throughout the semester or year about a specific topic related to teaching and learning.

Faculty Learning Communities

One Button Video Studio

Simplified, automated video recording

Excellent tool for recording short studio style lectures, designed to run with minimal staff support and minimal configuration

One Button Video Studio

Contact Us

Center for Innovative
Teaching and Learning

Phone: 815-753-0595

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