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

Taking My Teaching to a Whole New Level – Johnny Rider, TUN

April 14, 2019

Dear Colleagues, Below is the latest blog entry from Johnny Rider, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health and Human Services at Touro University Nevada. Johnny is currently enrolled in the ACUE course Effective Teaching in Higher Education. Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director ACUE has taken my teaching to a whole new level. […]

Touro Faculty Innovation Grant

April 10, 2019

Colleagues, I am not sure if you paid much attention to the email that came to your inbox from the Office of the Provost on Monday, April 8, 2019. Sometimes, there are just too many emails to filter through! TOURO COLLEGE FACULTY INNOVATION GRANT PROGRAM The Touro College Office of the Provost, Graduate and Professional […]

Canvas Tech Tip!

April 9, 2019

If you would like to use the New Gradebook in Canvas, go to your Canvas course and then down to Settings on the course menu. Click on the Feature Options tab, and turn on New Gradebook as shown below. There are many great options added to the new gradebook and are explained at the website […]

Congratualtions to Rolly Kali-Rai

April 5, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Rolly Kali-Rai MBA, PharmD, Assistant Dean for Student Services and Assistant Professor Social, Behavioral, Administrative Sciences in the College of Pharmacy. Rolly is the first TUC faculty member to complete the ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) course on Effective Teaching in Higher Education. Recently, Rolly wrote a blog for CILT […]

Free Teaching Tools From Carnegie Mellon U.

April 4, 2019

Dear Colleagues, According to the Chronicle of Higher Education (see Carnegie Mellon University announced last week that it will begin making some of its many ed-tech tools, software, and content openly available over the coming year. The result of about $100 million in research and development, the tools are designed for use by instructors […]

Final Countdown: End of Blackboard Use @ Touro

April 1, 2019

We are about 90 days away from the end of Blackboard use at Touro. This means that after June 30, 2019, you will no longer be able to access your Blackboard courses. Although all your course content will be saved by the TCUS IT in a secure location, these files will only be accessed in […]