Whether your looking for different ways to receive credits or you have a specific need not found in our enrollment system, Networked Learning Initiatives offers a varity of programs to serve your professional development needs. More information on our programs can be found below:

Computer Refresh

NLI partners with the university’s colleges to provide full-time teaching faculty with new computers every four years. Each year, colleges are allocated a certain number of computers based on university census data and anticipated growth or attrition. Each college selects eligible faculty to participate in the program. 

 

Design Your Own Curriculum

Dedicated to helping you make the most of your professional development time commitments, NLI offers support for Design Your Own Curriculum (DYOC) opportunities for credit. DYOC participants work with NLI staff to develop a professional development plan to earn some or all of the required 12 hours of professional development.

 

Lynda.com

Lynda.com provides Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students with just-in-time, 24/7 access to a wide variety of self-paced learning resources that can be accessed via a user’s desktop, laptop, and mobile devices.