Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CILT)


Touro University's learning management system, Canvas, is at the center of many instructional technology activities.

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CILT Teaching Tips

October 22, 2018

Dear Colleagues, From the Chronicle of Higher Education is a 3-minute video – – entitled “Three Minutes Before Class.” Take a few minutes to watch this video and glean some excellent ideas for improving your teaching. Questions or comments? Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director

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Blog Posts from the Center

Suggestions for holding class discussions

May 29, 2019

Dear Colleagues, Here is a recent article from the Chronicle of Higher Education focusing on effective classroom discussions: Comments? Jim O’Connor, Ph.D.Director

Faculty Development Opportunity – Designing Online Courses for Accessibility

May 20, 2019

Good Morning All!I wanted to bring to your attention a self-paced course that was created by Debbie Millican, an Instructional Designer for College of Health and Human Services at Touro University Nevada. The course looks at strategies to make online content to be both Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act […]

Only Two Months Remain In Our Blackboard Contract!!!

May 1, 2019

Just a reminder that today is the first day of May.  That means that you have exactly two months left before we will no longer have access to Blackboard. A screen shot from the CILT website (see ) Please note that the Canvas team – both in New York and locally – have been taking […]

ACUE Videos from TUC Faculty

April 30, 2019

Dear Colleagues, Below are the links for two short videos from faculty at TUC who have finished the ACUE Course on Effective Teaching in Higher Education. Susan R Heimer, is an  Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy, Biological & Pharmaceutical Sciences Nicole Peña, is an Assistant Professor in the  COM, OMM Each video is […]

Becoming A Better Online Instructor

April 23, 2019

Dear Colleagues, According to Flower Darby, a senior instructional designer at Northern Arizona University, in a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: “Whether you’ve taught online a lot or a little, chances are you didn’t enjoy it as much as teaching in person. Maybe you didn’t experience that fizz after a particularly invigorating […]

TC SHS – Summer 2019 Workshop Offerings via Zoom

April 17, 2019

ALL TIMES LISTED IN THIS MESSAGE ARE IN PACIFIC TIME Summer 2019 Workshop Offerings Registration Instructions: Please click on the date and time for the webinar(s) for which you would like to register, and then complete the registration form. You will be sent a confirmation email following completion of the registration form. All webinars will […]