The major functions of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) include coordinating, developing, and delivering teaching and technology integration professional development and consultation for NIU faculty, instructors, teaching assistants, and other teaching staff. CITL also provides service and support for the design and development of online programs and courses at NIU, creates and curates resources on teaching and technology integration, and engages with the university at-large as a resource on teaching, technology integration, and faculty concerns. These services are offered to NIU faculty, staff, and teaching assistants at no charge.
While not a standard part of CITL’s mission, under certain circumstances the center may provide contract services beyond the normal center operations that draw on our staff's expertise and align with the center and university missions and functions. Examples of these services include, but are not limited to:
Professional development design and development
Course design and development, including traditional, online, and blended
Design and development of interactive multimedia
Consultation on educational technology design and implementation
Consultation on evaluation of activities related to these services
The current rate for CITL contract services is $50 per hour for internal (NIU) clients and $100 per hour for external (non-NIU) clients. To discuss a possible contract service agreement or to request a quote, email firstname.lastname@example.org.