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The Innovative Learning Institute

The Innovative Learning Institute supports systematic experimentation with and adoption of emerging modes and models of teaching and learning, including technology-enhanced and online course formats. ILI strives to provide students with a meaningful, effective, and success-oriented learning experience; to serve as a focal point for research, experimentation, application, and assessment of innovative pedagogy; to formalize and enlarge the scope of experimentation with online and other modes of teaching and learning; and to foster a network of expertise, scholarly work, and innovation in teaching and learning throughout RIT and the world.

The ILI provides:

  • A nexus of research and timely experimentation with emerging teaching and learning technologies and practices for RIT faculty
  • Faculty support services for course design and delivery, including academic technology and classroom equipment usage
  • Market research and student recruitment support for online programs, as well as a robust virtual campus experience for online
  • Individualized, multidisciplinary degrees and certificates for traditional and non-traditional students

ILI encourages innovative teaching and learning projects in all RIT Colleges; advances online learning at RIT; and offers individualized, multidisciplinary degrees and certificates. Faculty partnerships with ILI provide students with a meaningful, effective, and success-oriented learning experience, helping RIT lead the future of higher education.

Provost Learning Innovation Grants Website

ILI Innovation Framework for Teaching and Learning

The Future of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education - Task Force Report - May 2012

The Future of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Presentation to Board of Trustees - April 2012

The Future of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Presentation to President’s Roundtable - October 2012

The Future of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Presentation to Directors and Chairs - October 2012

ILI Presentation to Academic Senate - October 25, 2012

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Neil Hair
Interim Executive Director, ILI
nhair@saunders.rit.edu

Ian Webber
Assistant Director ILI, Manager Teaching and Learning Services Operations
ian.webber@rit.edu

Therese Hannigan
Interim Director, ILI and RIT Online
tmhfaa@rit.edu

Mary Boyd
Interim Director, Center for Multidisciplinary Studies
mcbcls@rit.edu