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The Center for Curricular Innovation and Teaching Effectiveness

Supporting Teaching Innovation

Here to help our students learn

About CITE

Learn more about CITE's mission, programs, and partnerships at Mount Ida College.

Best Practices

Learn more about best practices in teaching, from course design and student motivation to online instruction and flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences.

Academic Technologies

Contact CITE to learn more about the many academic technologies we support, like Turnitin, Mapworks, and our Learning Management System, Canvas. Begin exploring Canvas today!

Faculty Support

CITE offers grants, personal consultations, and support for faculty research groups.

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Upcoming Events

CITE hosts workshops for all instructors, programs for new faculty, and annual Summer and Fall Teaching Institutes. View our calendar to find out more about our upcoming events.

Instructional Consultant

Matt Boyle

Matt earned his M.A. in Teaching of Writing and Literature at George Mason University. He taught in the Virginia Community College System for seven years, and has taught Composition, Literature, and Public Speaking at a variety of institutions. He has been teaching at Mount Ida since 2015.

Blended Librarian

Mark Piscitelli

Mark earned his M.LS. at Simmons College. He worked as Research Editor at Houghton-Mifflin for seventeen years. He has been at Mount Ida since 2010.

Director of CITE

Dakin Burdick

Dakin earned his Ph.D.s in U.S. History and American Studies at Indiana University-Bloomington. He has taught History, Kinesiology, Homeland Security, and Higher Education at a variety of institutions. He has taught at Mount Ida since 2016. He has served on the Core Committee of the Professional & Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (www.podnetwork.org) and has served as the President of the New England Faculty Development Consortium (www.nefdc.org) since 2015.