Jason Rhode, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

An experienced faculty developer, instructor, instructional designer, course developer, and program director with nearly two decades of experience in the field of online learning and 15 years experience in higher education faculty development, Jason Rhode serves as executive director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL). In this role he reports to the Provost and supports all members of the NIU community who have a teaching role, including faculty, graduate assistants and undergraduates who assist in NIU’s teaching mission. He provides direction for the CITL and oversees all of its operations in line with NIU’s mission, vision and values. In addition, he defines and implements processes to expand, market and support online academic programs.


Ph.D., Capella University, 2008

M.Ed., Seattle Pacific University, 2003

B.A., North Central University, 2000

Jason Rhode


Jason Rhode
Phone: 815-753-2475
Email: jrhode@niu.edu
Office: AC 115

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