Center for Innovative Learning


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LAU faculty attending a training on Distance Learning Pedagogy.

The Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) was established in 2016 as a new faculty development asset under the auspices of the Provost’s Office. It is dedicated to creating an active learning environment for students and faculty and improving the quality of student learning by exploring the principles of effective teaching.

In its new structure, CIL includes the Faculty Fellows Program. This program is the core of the center and aims at promoting collaborations with a diversity of schools and experienced instructors. The program offers its faculty members the opportunity to enhance their teaching experience and be active members of the LAU teaching community.

Mission & Vision


The mission of the Center for Innovative Learning is to support faculty development, promote innovative pedagogical initiatives, enhance excellence in teaching effectiveness, and facilitate engagement in student learning. The CIL provides resources and services that can promote an active learning environment.


CIL is a place where faculty and the Center’s team work in a collaborative environment to create rich, engaged learning and teaching experiences. The center aims at enhancing student success, builds vital community partnerships, and invites faculty to become members of an academically diverse, active learning community.

Goals & Outcomes


The Center’s goals are to:

Intended Outcomes