Campus Connections, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Campus Connections

The following campus units, programs, and organizations provide support for various aspects of teaching.

Teaching Development

Teaching Academies
Teaching development programs, organized by colleges primarily for their faculty College Teaching Effectiveness Network (CTEN)
A graduate-student run organization sponsoring workshops on college teaching and academic careers

Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Workshops, lectures, panel discussions, conferences, and grants


Technology Support

CITES: Classroom Technologies (Class Tech)
Training and information specifically about ITS (smart) classrooms on campus

CITES: Educational Technologies (Ed Tech)
Training and information about using technology for teaching, including Compass, the course management system


Additional Campus Units

Office of the Provost
Information on committees, including the

Teaching Advancement Board (TAB); campus initiatives; programs and courses; and communications about appointments, reviews, promotion, tenure, sabbaticals, leaves, and retirement



Graduate College

Information on teaching assistantships, other sources of support, career development workshops, and more

Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)
Resources to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded equal opportunities on campus

University Library
Resources for teaching, including help designing library assignments and using library resources in the classroom, scheduling library sessions for your students, putting library resources on your course website, and more