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Office of Teaching & Learning

Where Development Drives Quality

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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at NLU

Faculty Fellows

The Office of Teaching and Learning at National Louis University is committed to fostering collaborative relationships with faculty and developing joint initiatives that lead to greater overall student learning and success.

The Faculty Fellows Program strengthens NLU’s ongoing commitment to faculty excellence. The program provides meaningful and enriching opportunities for NLU faculty to engage in projects that connect their interests and expertise with NLU programmatic, institutional, and student needs, consistent with the university’s mission.

Benefits of Joining the Faculty Fellows Program:

  • Receive a course release as negotiated with the Department Chair/Unit Director and/or Dean
  • Develop innovative new programs and services that engage students in active learning and development within and outside the classroom;
  • Add value to students’ education through special research projects, campus-wide programmatic initiatives, and other high-profile projects;
  • Share your skills and expertise in new and unique ways that benefit both you and the university;
  • Become further engaged with the programs and services available to NLU students;
  • Learn about changing student demographics and the challenges and opportunities of working on a diverse campus.

Digital Commons@NLU

The NLU Digital Commons hosts NLU scholarship in open access, where works are available world-wide without restriction. The purpose is to widely disseminate NLU scholarship and archive these works in a permanent repository. Works and services include:

  • NLU Dissertations
  • Faculty research pages
  • Conferences and research forums sponsored by NLU
  • Peer-reviewed  journals on action research: i.e. inquiry in education

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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