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NEWS: Read about the new physical home for the CITL 

UPCOMING EVENTS: [Full listing of the semester's events]

Brief Introduction to Linux

Tuesday, 9/8/15 from 2-4pm CITL Classroom (EWFM 379)
Description: Linux is a free and open source operating system that is the OS of choice of the world's leading supercomputers as well as LTS HPC clusters and some computer labs at Lehigh. This training is a brief introduction to Linux and is geared towards researchers who want to learn what the Linux OS is, what you can use it for, Linux applications for general and research use. 
[More information] 
Open to all.

Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative Information Session

Wednesday, 9/9/15 from noon-2pm
 CITL Commons (EWFM 370)

Description:  Come learn more about the Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative, which includes grant opportunities for course development, faculty development, undergraduate and faculty research.
Open to Lehigh Faculty.  Offered in partnership with the  MDHI.
To register, contact Alison Kanosky at

Graduate Student Teacher Development Program Session 1: Presentations and Communications

Thursday, 9/10/15 from 2:30-4pm 
CITL Classroom (EWFM 379)
Description: An opportunity to learn more about--and practice--effective presentation skills.
Open to Lehigh Graduate Students


Enhancing Your Face-to-Face Classes with Online Teaching Tools

Thursday, 9/10/15 from noon-1:30
CITL Classroom (EWFM 379)
Description: This session will discuss ways to "flip" your class, i.e., how to provide students with content or instruction online in a way that frees up class time for deeper in-class discussions and more productive learning during face-to-face meetings. Instructional tools to be discussed include Panopto for capturing videos segments. In addition, we will discuss the creation of video modules with embedded quizzes that can be deployed from Course Site. This workshop will be offered by the Instructional Technology Team.
Open to Lehigh Faculty
Lunch provided, RSVP by 9/7

Introduction to Linux: Basic Commands & Environment

Tuesday, 9/15/15 from 2-4pm
CITL Classroom (EWFM 379)
Description: Linux is a free and open source operating system that is the OS of choice of the world's leading supercomputers as well as LTS HPC clusters and some computer labs at Lehigh. This session will provide an introduction to the linux/unix environment, command line basics, logging in to remote system, transferring data, vi/emacs editors etc to get started with using a Linux/Unix based computer. This training is geared towards researchers who want to learn or need to learn how to use a linux/unix based resource. [More information]  
Open to all


NEWS: The 2015-16 New Faculty Orientation was held on August 17th and 18th, 2015.  All events were located in the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, in Fairchild Martindale Library EWFM 370. View the schedule (pdf).

NEWS: Watch Videos of the 2015 Symposium on Teaching and Learning Talks

NEWS: 2015 Symposium Program and  information

(Under 'gift purpose' select "Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning."  Thank you!



The Instructional Technology team will be holding the following Course Site open sessions for the start of the Fall 2015 semester. In addition to these open sessions, below are links to common tasks and requests. If you have any questions, please submit a ticket via and use the "Instructional Technology" option.

Course Site requests

If you plan to use Course Site this semester and have not yet done so, you must submit a Course Site course request.

Making your Course Site course visible to students

Course Site courses are not visible to students by default. In order to make your course visible to students, you need to change the Course Availability on the Course Settings page. View documentation with screenshots for more detailed steps.

Enrolling TA(s)

Course instructors have the ability to add their TA(s) to their Course Site courses. The process is simple and straightforward. See these instructions.

Course Site open sessions

If you need additional help setting up, tweaking, or working with your Course Site course, walk-in help will be available at the following times/locations - no appointment needed. (Clicking the room will open up a detailed campus map showing the location)

NOTE: For sessions in the CITL Classroom, there will be some laptops to work with, but it is strongly recommended that you bring your own device.

Lehigh's Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) fosters excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research by providing faculty and students with development opportunities, teaching tools, course development opportunities, classroom and instructional support, and consultation services.

Lehigh's Faculty Development Program aims to foster excellence in teaching and learning by providing faculty with tools, development opportunities, and consultation services.

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program at Lehigh University is committed to promoting a campus-wide culture in which writing and communication in its many forms are central to learning in all disciplines.

The Instructional Technology team supports faculty use of educational technologies and are available for consultation on course design, Course Site development, instructional resource development, and online or hybrid course development.

Instructional Media Services provides students, faculty, and staff with access to and instruction in the use of a wide range of media resources, and manages the design, installation, maintenance, and management of the technology in Registrar-scheduled classrooms and LTS Public Sites.

The LTS Research Computing group provides system administration for our central Linux clusters and other servers, support for open-source and research software development and performance optimization, and consulting and proposal assistance to the university research community.

The Digital Scholarship Projects team helps faculty bring new technologies to their scholarship and also offers course development assistance for instructors who want their students to create course-related digital video, documentary film, or multimedia projects.

The Office of Distance Education has been committed to providing graduate programs and certificates to working professionals for over 16 years. Our programs emphasize academic excellence through internationally renowned faculty, a shared community of learners, and superior curriculum.

Summer session classes at Lehigh.