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About Us

Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning is Vancouver Island University's teaching, learning and technology centre.

We work strategically in line with VIU's Academic Plan and collaboratively with academic faculties and departments, and faculty members to promote and support innovation and excellence in the creation and development of high quality and curriculum-supported learning opportunities, through the appropriate use and integration of research-informed teaching tools, interactive technologies, and vibrant learning environments, which will help increase student retention and enrolment and enhance learning at Vancouver Island University.

...we support faculty in being excellent teachers in face-to-face and elearning environments

...we support faculty in accessing their elearning experiences, improving their technology skills and having quality learning opportunities

...we support evidence-based research and faculty engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning activities

...we support VIU in being a "special purpose, teaching university" with a strong culture of teaching and learning excellence

...visit the CIEL blog for musings on Teaching and Learning