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What is EDUCAUSE Teaching and Learning?

EDUCAUSE Teaching and Learning advances postsecondary learning success by fostering the innovative use of technology grounded in learning science, refined through evidence-based practice, and seamlessly incorporated within new, learning-centered models at all levels of education.

The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology. The community’s broad interests include technology-enabled learning environments, faculty development and engagement, the collection and use of data to inform decision making, and the sharing of both innovation and proven practice in online and blended learning.

Next Generation Learning Challenges accelerates educational innovation in both K-12 and higher education to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the U.S. by investing in transformative learning strategies and fostering informed networks of next gen model creators and tool developers.

Programs and Resources

7 Things Icon7 Things You Should Know About …

Short overviews of key emerging technologies and practices that have significant potential for teaching and learning.

Leading Academic Transformation (LAT)

Leading Academic Transformation is a community of practice designed for senior campus leaders who advance their institution's teaching, learning, and student success mission through the innovative use of technology.

Seeking Evidence of Impact

Finding effective practices that enable the collection of evidence to support decision-making.

Online Course Portfolio

Various opportunities for online engagement and interaction on today's most critical teaching and learning topics.

Learning Space Rating System

Criteria to assess how well the designs of classrooms support and enable active learning activities.

NGLC Grant Recipients

Higher ed and K-12 innovators creating technology-enabled tools and new models for teaching and learning.

Current Reads

Next Generation Digital Learning Environment Initiative

What will the future of the LMS look like? This recently released report provides initial answers and exciting prospects for the ed-tech space.

Building a Culture of Innovation in Higher Education: Design & Practice for Leaders

This report and toolkit is meant for universities, colleges, community colleges, not-for-profits ,and organizations that serve the higher education landscape who want to reimagine their vision of...

Latest ELI 7 Things

Check out "7 Things You Should Know About the Evolution of the Transcript...

BMI Business Model Template

rpkGROUP created these pro forma templates to support the NGLC Breakthrough Models Incubator grantees in their iterative development of  business models that would support their current...

7 Things You Should Read About Data Visualization for Instruction

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


Leadership Development Opportunities

Teaching and learning professionals face an ever-changing field in higher education, making exceptional leadership and innovative design skills more important than ever. The EDUCAUSE Institute portfolio offers a comprehensive leadership development pathway for advancing academic transformation.

  • Deeper learning session threaded throughout the annual meeting
  • To combine leadership and expertise on a current topic
  • Informal discussion sessions
  • To examine current issues with networking opportunities
  • Week-long summer residential program
  • To understand strategic skills for influencing decision-making
  • Three-part program with summer residential program, webinars, team presentations
  • To explore processes leading to academic innovation and design of new models
  • Three-part program with summer face-to-face meeting, webinars, business plan consulting
  • To catalyze senior administrators, developing launch-ready competency-based education plans