The Innovation & Learning Resources Institute has three primary functions.

First, through the Institute’s Teaching & Learning Center, a trained staff provides faculty an opportunity to learn and experiment with new and emerging teaching technology with the goal of better engaging students through an enhanced classroom experience.

Second, it is the home of the Bankier Library.  The library is staffed by 4 full-time librarians, 6 library associates along with 6 hourly employees to accommodate all of student’s research and tech. questions.  The information commons provides access to PC and Mac computers, color and black and white printing, as well as all productivity software such as Microsoft office and Adobe Creative Suite.  Students have access to study rooms which accommodate both groups and individuals.   Librarian’s are available by appointment for research assistance both virtually and in-person.  Please check the Bankier Library website for more information.

Third, the institute is responsible for administering Brookdale’s online courses. Brookdale offers seven degrees completely online, as well as a host of other classes.

The Dean of the Innovation and Learning Resources Institute is William Burns, 732-224-2426, wburns@brookdalecc.edu

The Director of the Bankier Library is William McNelis, 732-224-2482, wmcnelis@brookdalecc.edu

The Director of the Teaching & Learning Center (TLC), is Jonathan Shaloum, 732-224-2578, jshaloum@brookdalecc.edu.  The TLC is also in charge of online courses.