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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Six Tangible Ways to Support First-Generation Students

Help first-generation and other students unfamiliar with higher education navigate the business of being a student with transparent course materials, agency, an …

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Embracing a More Accessible, Affordable, and Equitable Way: Our Journey to OER

What does Open Educational Resources (OER) mean to you? Hear from two Ball State team members about how OER has helped them embrace a more accessible, affordabl …

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Creating a Reflective Space in Canvas

Learn how to set up a dynamic reflective space for your learners through the creative use of built-in Canvas tools. Reflection has been a huge part of my learni …

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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