Faculty Resources for Teaching

Whether face-to-face or online, Ball State is committed to providing excellence in teaching and learning. Below you will find resources dedicated to quality teaching, as well as ways to support pedagogy with technology. In partnership with each other and our students, we will continue to fly.

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Less Worry, More Learning: How Ungrading Has Changed My Student Experience

Read about how ungrading in a graduate class changed the author’s experience and helped them center their own reasons for taking the course. The Teaching …

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You Don’t Need to Be a YouTube Star

When recording videos for your class, polish matters less than you think. Learn why and how to let go of the idea of a “perfect” video and embrace some jankines …

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Opening Your Door (And Your Heart) to Peer Feedback

This article was co-authored by Kathleen Jacobi and Sarah Ackermann We know that teaching is a highly personal experience for faculty at Ball State, and that ga …

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Ball State Online

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Includes more than 100 online undergraduate and graduate programs

Ball State Dual Credit

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A way for high school students to earn Ball State and high school credit

Office of State Authorizations

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Meeting state regulatory requirements for distance programs

Our Mission

To serve Ball State students, faculty and staff by pursuing, developing, and implementing best practices in teaching, learning, and student support services. We do this through an adaptive culture of rigorous assessment and evaluation of techniques and approaches that benefit Ball State students both near and far.

Our Vision

To establish an institute of good practice that faculty will find useful, formidable, and essential to their aspirations of excellence in teaching. Students will look to us as advocates for their learning process. We will accept the challenge of helping to promote and embody the highest quality in educational experiences, no matter the technology and barriers, toward pride in the Ball State brand and a commitment to lifelong learning.

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Division of Online and Strategic Learning

Main Office: Letterman Building, Room 131
Muncie, IN 47306

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday

Main Office: 765-285-1581
Faculty Support: 765-285-1763