TAU is reinvigorating the classroom in light of fast-paced digital developments; and pioneering educational approaches that will redefine the student experience from application to graduation.
$TBD Dean of Innovation in Teaching and Learning: Established in response to a government call to integrate digital learning into 30% of all courses taught at TAU, this new program will incorporate TAU Online and other existing units into a single coordinating framework for all online teaching activities on campus. Combined with government matching, donor funding is sought to provide the human resources and tech infrastructure required to produce & supervise over 800 courses in the coming 3 years.
$5 million Medical Simulation Center: A hands-on training facility for medical students to improve their clinical and communication skills and to provide more compassionate, communicative and culturally- sensitive care in the hospital and clinic.
$1.3 million Educational Technology Lab: Researchers and students develop tools that encourage technological thinking among young children; assistive learning technologies for people with special needs; and smart environments for mobile learning.
$1 million TAU Online Film Studio: A cutting-edge studio for filming TAU’s creative online courses that reach hundreds of thousands annually from Israel and around the world.
$1 million The Curiosity Lab (Engineering): Research at this lab analyzes the natural drive of children to learn, and its link to genetics, the brain and developmental disorders.
$300,000 over 2 years Educational Technology Equipment Fund: Will help provide crucial equipment – such as tablets, custom joysticks and robots, allowing researchers to develop new tools for enhancing learning.
$250,000 per year Extended Realities Learning Center: This unique facility will provide students with a futuristic learning experience that harnesses the power of virtual and augmented reality technologies.