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The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative mission is to advance learning through the innovative use of technology.


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Next Generation Learning Challenges

NGLC accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.


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7 Things Icon7 Things You Should Know About …

provide short overviews of key emerging technologies and practices that have significant  potential for teaching and learning, describing what it is, how it works, where it is going, and why it matters.

Seeking Evidence of Impact

supports the teaching and learning community in developing ways to gather evidence of the impact of technological innovations and current practices on learning.


Breakthrough Models Incubator

The 2014 Incubator is bringing forward competency-based education (CBE) models, supporting institutions through a structured, co-created exploration and design process in three phases.

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Top 10 IT Issues: Teaching and Learning

Find out which of the top IT issues converge with key teaching and learning issues from the annual ELI Content Anchor Survey.

Latest ELI 7 Things

Check out the "7 Things You Should Know About Universal Design for Learning."

7 Things You Should Read About Innovative Approaches to Instructional Design

Provides a concise set of resources on emerging learning technologies. Open to ELI nonmembers after 90 days.

Innovations Designed for Deeper Learning in Higher Education

Seven insitutions received $1.7 million from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) Building Blocks for College Completion grant program to scale innovations...

Chattanooga State Community College: U Do the Math Program

U Do the Math provides an innovative alternative to developmental math, replacing tradtional course lectures with a student-centered approach to active learning and subject mastery. 

Breakthrough Models for College Completion

Discover the innovative approaches of 9 new postsecondary degree programs that were funded by NGLC.

The EDUCAUSE Institute Learning Technology Leadership Program

This EDUCAUSE Institute program is for professionals whose campus role involves the support and promotion of teaching and learning. Participants will develop leadership skills and abilities that will serve them both in current and future campus roles. Learn more >



Breakthrough Models Academy 2014

The Breakthough Models Academy prepares current and emerging leaders ready to catalyze change by providing opportunities to challenge traditional thinking and design next generation learning models.  Designing and accelerating the adoption of those models will require leadership, innovation, and the use of technology. Learn more >

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2015 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
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EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.