KNILT:About

The Knowledge Network for Innovations in Learning and Teaching (KNILT) project is led by Dr. Jianwei Zhang, who directs the Technology-Augmented Co-Creativity (TaCCL) Lab in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice, School of Education, University at Albany, SUNY.

KNILT represents an open knowledge network created by/for educators to share and advance our collective know-how/know-why about productive learning in the 21st century. A core group of contributors in this wiki-based network are graduate students in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University at Albany (e.g. students in ETAP 623 Systematic Design of Instruction). Our contributors share expertise as teachers and instructors, teacher educators, curriculum coordinators/developers, instructional technologists and designers, online learning specialists, and other professionals. Our goal is to use our knowledge of learning, teaching, and technology to produce a suite of professional development resources and opportunities.

Since its inception in September 2007, KNILT has accumulated more than 550 mini-courses, which have been created using systematic processes of instructional design. These mini-courses serve as free Open Education Resources that can help educators of different levels to understand new learning approaches, environments, tools, and assessments in support of their efforts for educational improvement.

By August 19, 2019, KNILT has received a total of 17,462,411 page views. Over the academic year of 2019-2020, this site had approximately 170,000 users from 212 countries/regions.

KNILT Users During September 2019 to August 2020 400

See Repository of Mini-Courses and Instructional Cases to view the subject-based index.