Mission and Vision


COLLABORATES - with campus, community and professional partners to improve teaching and learning.

CONNECTS - faculty with the people and resources that support their teaching initiatives.

IMAGINES - creative solutions to challenges in teaching and learning.

FACILITATES - learning opportunities and community building for faculty and learners to discuss new ideas, trends and technologies supported by research on best teaching and learning practices.

ADVOCATES - the efforts and visions of the Radford University community for the teaching and learning environment.

INSPIRES - faculty to try new things and take risks to foster student learning.


The Center For Innovative Teaching and Learning envisions Radford University as an ideal teaching and learning environment. As a result of our work, Radford University is:

  • a learning-centered teaching environment
  • a collaborative and imaginative community of learners
  • a safe environment to experience, push boundaries and take chances with new learning
  • a community that critically analyzes and discusses evolving teaching and learning practices, pedagogies and technologies
  • focused on the fun and joy of learning