December 6, 2023
SHED serves new generation of makers, performers, and active learners
With its five extra-large classrooms, seven makerspaces, performing arts studios, and glass box theater, the $120 million SHED complex is made for a new generation of RIT students who see themselves as makers and doers, performers, and active learners.
April 12, 2022
Simulated SHED classroom previews new learning space
Walking into the extra-large classrooms in the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) will be a new experience for students and faculty alike when the multi-use complex opens its doors in fall 2023. Faculty can preview the new learning environment during the 2022-2023 academic year by teaching in a large-capacity learning space designed to simulate the new active learning spaces in the SHED.
August 17, 2020
Learn-to-can classes offered through RIT/GCV&M partnership
With more people staying closer to home than ever before thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, home gardening has grown in popularity. And many will want to savor the fruits (and vegetables) of their labor long after summer has gone. So a series of online classes on how to preserve food is being offered through the ongoing partnership between RIT and the Genesee Country Village & Museum.
August 3, 2020
RIT faculty gearing up to apply spring learnings to fall classes
The unexpected transition to remote learning during the spring semester challenged faculty across RIT to experiment, create, and deploy new methods of instruction to ensure student success. As the university gears up for in-person and online classes—or a combination of both—faculty members are applying a wide range of lessons learned from the spring to keep academic momentum moving forward in the fall.
May 22, 2019
Looking Back on This Year's Classroom Experiments
Inside Higher Ed talks to Sandi Connelly, principal lecturer in the College of Science, about the technology-enabled teaching she did this year.