Welcome to Digital Learning & Innovation
Digital Learning & Innovation (DL&I) and its affiliated units—the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL), Educational Technology (EdTech), and Digital Initiatives—help Boston University leadership, faculty and graduate students implement innovative ideas in digital education by incubating select pilot projects, and offer consultation and training in the areas of teaching, technology and online education.
How We Can Help
The following resources—pedagogical guidance, technology tools, trainings, workshops and consultations—are designed to assist Boston University’s new faculty transition into their new role and provide the tools needed to enhance the teaching and learning experience. Watch the video below and learn more about DL&I services.
Connect & Collaborate with the CTL
The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) collaborates with faculty and graduate students to cultivate teaching that is inclusive, centered on student learning, and offers guidance designed to support teaching and core initiatives across the University, including the LfA pedagogical model.
Learn from Anywhere Resources
The LfA pedagogical model enables students to participate in the classroom or remotely whenever necessary. Access this series of resources including readings, planning and learning activity guides, and videos, curated and/or developed by the Center for Teaching & Learning.
Technology Tools, Trainings & Recordings
Looking for Zoom, Blackboard, MyMedia, Turnitin, or ePortfolio trainings or want to attend a drop-in session?
View the training schedule and access the video library highlighting these BU-sponsored technologies.
Develop Multimedia Course Materials
The Instructional Production Services (IPS) team provides multimedia creation and course design services for BU faculty and staff interested in developing digital or blended learning experiences. Learn about IPS and a variety of campus-wide projects and initiatives.
Explore and Pilot Innovative Projects
DL&I’s Digital Education Incubator nurtures innovative ideas and approaches in digital education at BU through incubating select pilot projects and we are pleased to offer both funding and development support from project inception to pilot implementation and evaluation.
Stay Informed: Digital Learning & Innovation News
Digital Learning & Innovation is committed to providing new faculty with resources, training, and the information needed to enhance the teaching and learning experience at BU. Stay connected, register for a workshop, and learn new strategies designed specifically for faculty.
DL&I’s FY19 Annual Report highlights a variety of programs, services and accomplishments, features a letter from Chris Dellarocas, DL&I Associate Provost and Richard C. Shipley Professor of Management at the Questrom School of Business, and includes testimonials from BU faculty describing their experiences utilizing new educational technologies in the classroom. View the report.
Office of the Provost
The Office of the Provost supports BU’s intellectual efforts in concert with the deans of the 17 schools and colleges that span the Charles River, Medical, and Fenway Campuses. Access information about Faculty, Undergraduate and Graduate Affairs, Research, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and others.
Back To On-Campus Work
Our top priority, at all times, is to provide a safe and healthy work environment for Boston University faculty, staff, and students. These guidelines are intended to inform your actions as we begin, over the summer, the slow and deliberate process of returning to campus. Get guidance on health and wellness, workplace safety, and more.
Recovery Plan Resources for Faculty & Staff
As we hear from employees regarding the return to campus and questions you may have, we will continue to develop resources and information that support the return to campus. The COVID-19 Employee Support Line at 617-358-4990 or firstname.lastname@example.org will continue to be an available resource, as will the Human Resources Service Center at 617-353-2380 or email@example.com. Stay connected and learn more about BU’s plan to reopen.