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The Center for Innovative and Transformative Instruction

The Center for Innovative and Transformative Instruction (CITI) is an inclusive, supportive, and collaborative common area for faculty, staff and administrators to pursue innovation and transformation in higher education teaching and learning, including the scholarship of teaching & learning (SoTL).

CITI will keep you updated on the latest innovative and transformative instructional methods and technologies. We post a new article every week so check back often! CITI also uses Twitter to post about resources, articles, and events on teaching, learning and technology in higher education. Follow us @CITI_WSSU!

CITI personnel are all experienced in teaching and learning, course design, instructional technology, and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Please feel free to drop by the center any time, or call or send an email to request a meeting to discuss your needs.

CITI's Offerings:

Individual Consultations

  • Classroom instruction
  • Instruction with technology
  • Course design: online/blended/face to face
  • Midterm Assessment Plans
  • Customized Topics

Small Group Learning Communities

  • Course design
  • Pedagogy
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)
  • Deep dive into a particular topic or issue
  • Topics upon request


  • 90 min
  • 2 – 3 hours
  • Multiple day intensives
  • Customized workshops for departments and program

New Faculty Symposium

  • Twice per month throughout the academic year
  • Invited speakers

Online Professional Development

  • Workshops
  • Institutes
  • Resources

My teaching has been greatly impacted by this campus jewel.  Each academic year CITI has provided me new tools to design and revise my courses, prepared me for a variety of teaching experiences, and helped me enhance student engagement.  But most importantly, CITI reduced my fears and patiently helped me integrate technology into my courses.  I am sincerely thankful for the entire CITI team. ~Dr. Mesia Moore Steed