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Innovative teaching and learning

UITS is always collaborating with IU faculty to explore new approaches to teaching and learning.


As IU student needs continue to evolve, UITS Learning Technologies helps lead university-wide initiatives to create active learning environments and promote transformative teaching through innovative uses of technology.

INbound with Dell

Through the INbound with Dell initiative, IU students have the opportunity to purchase a reliable, affordable laptop to take them from the first day of classes through graduation day.

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Mosaic, IU’s active learning initiative, supports innovative classroom design, research, and active learning in all IU classrooms. The program encourages engagement and conversation about how learning spaces and technology impact teaching, and it involves in-classroom consultations to help faculty members leverage any classroom space to support their teaching goals.

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This digital content solution offers more affordable, accessible learning materials, expanded catalogs, increased collaboration for students, and an adaptive learning experience. Through direct partnerships with a growing number of publishers, IU eTexts offers a range of digital learning materials to enhance classroom environments and has become a cost-effective alternative to traditional print textbooks.

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Digital Education Programs and Initiatives

UITS Digital Education Programs & Initiatives (DEPI) pursues innovative approaches for connecting IU students, faculty, and staff to learning technologies. Using educational experiences and both internal and external collaborations, DEPI works to increase awareness and positively impact technology for teaching and learning at IU, and share their knowledge with partners including public libraries, K-12 schools, and higher education institutions.

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Digital Gardener Initiative

The Digital Gardener Initiative connects members of the IU community working with digital literacy. By sharing best practices and successful programming, the initiative works to prepare students for a world where digital skills are critical.

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Learning spaces

IU has a wide range of purpose-built active learning classrooms at our campuses across the state, including large-scale active lecture classrooms to smaller Reality labs where students can experience virtual reality. Our Learning Spaces team is focused on designing and supporting learning environments that help faculty and students explore new technologies.

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