Center for Innovative Learning

About CIL

LAU’s Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) was established as a new faculty development asset under the auspices of the Provost’s Office. Dedicated to creating a better learning environment for both students and faculty, the CIL will play an integral role in the academic mission of the university by providing activities that will be faculty, staff and student-led.

Mission, Vision and Purpose

Our Mission

The Center for Innovative Learning is committed to the support and development of LAU’s faculty towards excellence and innovation in research-based pedagogies and the advancement of their scholarship to enhance student learning that will in turn impact the broader community.

Our Vision

The vision of the Center for Innovative Learning is achieved through the provision of professional expertise to empower the faculty through exchanges, collaborations, individual consultations, and workshops.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Center is to bring together colleagues from different schools, departments and/or units across the university to promote excellence in teaching, learning and assessment through cutting-edge technologies and high impact pedagogy. Faculty experts will be identified and will serve as mentors in sharing their soft skills.

Goals and Outcomes

The Center’s goals are to:

Intended Outcomes


The Center for Innovative Learning offers space on the Beirut campus that LAU faculty can use to meet for personal and professional growth. We focus on teaching, learning, assessment and instructional technology. This space is available to help faculty contribute to fulfilling the University’s mission.

CIL can provide different seating arrangements that are perfect for individual work or group collaboration. Come enjoy the “book nook” for a relaxing place to work. 

CIL also offers access to a real smart classroom setting. 

Feel free to contact CIL to reserve our space for your next faculty development meeting or workshop/presentation.

Faculty Fellows Program