Center for Innovative Learning

Faculty Fellows Program

The Summer 2023 CIL Faculty Fellows Program

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FFP Schedule

Date and Time



Week 1 Theme: Backward Design
Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 12noon – 2pm Welcome New Cohort to the Workshop
  1. Presentation of Schedule
  2. Logistics and Tour of CIL Beirut
  3. Self-evaluation poll and discussion
Friday, 9 June 2023

9am – 12noon

Overview of Backward Design Process

Bloom’s Taxonomy

  1. Presentation of Backward design process, high-level
  2. Exercise write and rewrite learning outcomes (use padlet or other a social annotation tool)
Presenter: David Rowson, Wiley
Friday, 9 June 2023

1pm – 3pm

Blueprints and Storyboards
  1. Turn learning outcomes into Blueprint
  2. Turn Blueprint into storyboard
  3. Participants work on their own courses
Presenter: David Rowson, Wiley
Week 2 Theme: In the Classroom and around the World
Monday, 12 June 2023 Mentorship Monday
  1. One-on-one feedback on Plan
Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 9am – 12noon Course Blueprint workshop
  1. Participants present their courses for feedback.
Presenter: Mentors, Interns, Past FFs as review panel
Friday, 16 June 2023

9am – 12noon

Presentation Skills Workshop on presentation and public speaking

Presenter: Ms. Nayiri Baboudjian

Friday, 16 June 2023

1pm – 3pm

Virtual Exchange
  1. Different models for Virtual Exchange
  2. How to implement virtual exchange
  3. Meet some of our partners
    1. Bradley University
    2. St. John’s University
    3. Boise State University
Presenters: Faculty with VE experience (Reine, Jordan, Carmel) and Faculty from partner Institutions
Week 3 Theme: Tech in Teaching
Monday, 19 June 2023

Time decided with mentor

Mentorship Monday
  1. One-on-one feedback on Plan
Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 9am – 12noon Managing student teams
  1. How to assign teams
  2. How to structure teamwork
  3. How to assess teamwork
Presenters: Faculty Fellows
Friday, 23 June 2023

9am – 1pm

Simulation Center
  1. Learning by doing – running a simulation
    1. Setup
    2. Running
    3. Debrief
Presenters: Simulation Lab Faculty


Friday, 23 June 2023

2pm – 3:30pm

XR Tools
  1. Experience XR
    1. Architecture Example
    2. Business Example
    3. Educational Studies Example
    4. Chemistry Example
    5. Medicine Example
Presenters: Robin and XR Taskforce
Week 4 Theme: Resources in the LAU Ecosystem
Monday, 26 June 2023

Time decided with mentor

Mentorship Monday One-on-one feedback on Plan
Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 9am – 12noon A tour of online tools
  1. Presentation: When and why to embed technology in your course
  2. Activities: How to embed technology
    1. Polling Tools
    2. Social Annotation
    3. AI tools
Presenter: Past FFs
Monday, 3 July 2023

Time decided with mentor

Mentorship Monday One-on-one feedback on Plan
Wednesday, 5 July 2023,

9am – 10:30am

DoS DOS Services
  1. Tutor Center
  2. Student Mental Health/Learning Differences
  3. Inclusive Learning Presentation
Wednesday, 5 July 2023,

10:30 – 11:30am

Library Library — Presentation on Library resources and course pack support
Wednesday, 5 July 2023,

11:30am – 12:00noon

Writing Center Writing Center — Presentation on the Writing Center how to engage them properly in your course.
Friday, 7 July 2023

9am – 12noon

FF Presentations Faculty Fellows present their plans for the Fall semester.

Faculty/Human Support

The CIL Faculty Fellows will provide interested faculty with support in a wide range of areas such as online content development, AR/VR, gamification, flipped classrooms, and virtual exchange.

Additional information regarding the teaching interests and support services provided by our faculty fellows is available on the Team page.