Eva Grouling Snider

Eva Grouling Snider

Instructional Consultant


Room:TC 403

About Eva Grouling Snider

Eva joined the Division of Online and Strategic Learning in 2021. Previously, she taught professional writing courses in the English Department, including graphic design and web development. She launched Jacket Copy Creative (now known as Compass Creative), an immersive learning course in which students helped market the English Department (and now the entire College of Sciences and Humanities). She also served as a director of advertising at a social media advertising agency in Muncie. Her interests include UDL, digital accessibility, and design. She’s often busy “hacking” Canvas to do cool things.

Professional Experience

  • Instructional Consultant (2021 – Present). Division of Online and Strategic Learning, Ball State University
  • Director of Advertising (2017 – 2021). Russell Media
  • Instructor (2012 – 2017). Ball State University & Arizona State University (Online)


Completed coursework in PhD in Rhetoric and Writing, 2011

Virginia Tech

Master of Arts (MA) in English, 2009

University of Maine

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English, 2006

Queens University

Publications and Presentations

  • Grouling Snider, E., Grouling, J. Hedge, S. & Schweigert, A. (2014). "Questing through class: gamification in the professional writing classroom." In J. DeWinter & R. Moeller (Eds.), Computer Games and Technical Communication (pp. 265-282). Ashgate Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315573243
  • Grouling Snider, E., Lockridge, T. & Lawson, D. (2012). "Challenging the rules and roles of gaming: Griefing as rhetorical tactic." In G. Voorhees, J. Call & K. Whitlock (Eds.), Guns, Grenades, and Grunts: First Person Shooter Games. Vol. 2: Approaches to Digital Game Studies Series (pp. 277–298). Continuum. http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781628927948.ch-012
  • Grouling Snider, E. (2012). " Self-representation and student identity: A case study of international student users of Sakai." International Journal of ePortfolio, 2(1), pp. 99-111.

Eva's Posts on the Teaching Innovation Blog

  • What We Can Learn from the Learning Styles Myth
    Feb 01, 2023
    Learning styles are a myth – the research is conclusive. What can we take away from this myth, though? What, if anything, can be salvaged from learnin …
  • You Don’t Need to Be a YouTube Star
    Jan 18, 2023
    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 som …
  • Rethinking Syllabus Disability Statements
    Jan 04, 2023
    Consider how to craft a syllabus disability statement that students will read and will encourage them to seek help with their learning. When you inclu …