Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Course Design

Many offices, staff, and facilities are available to help faculty and student instructors with designing effective courses, including incorporating active learning techniques or community engagement, designing customized assessments and evaluations, and creating writing assignments. Instructors also have access to resources to create graphics and other materials.

IU Bloomington Evaluation Services and Testing (BEST)
Helps faculty, graduate students, and administrators with course assessment, evaluation, and testing through individual and departmental consultation, research and development, course evaluations, machine scoring, and administration of placement and standardized tests.

Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning  (CITL) 
Assists faculty and graduate students in and out of the classroom with the development, implementation, and evaluation of teaching, technology, and course innovations. CITL offers specialized workshops and grants related to course design and the implementation of active learning strategies.

Writing Program (CITL)
Provides consultation to faculty members and graduate students on the use of writing in classes, offers course development grants, conducts research into the efficacy of writing instruction, and operates Writing Tutorial Services (WTS), which offers guidance to students at all stages of the writing process.

Service Learning Program (CITL)
Assists in connecting community engagement with course-based learning, coordinating service-learning and community-based research for the Bloomington campus in cooperation with school-based and co-curricular initiatives.

Other IU Programs and Resources

Instructional Consulting, Kelley School of Business
Provides various instructional support services aimed at assisting faculty in their development as teachers, as well as expertise in pedagogy and instructional theory.

Instructional Consulting, School of Education
Provides support and consultation in the use and application of emerging pedagogies and technologies for learning, and the presentation, design and delivery of digital media and other course content.

Publications and Graphics
Provides graphic design for classroom instruction, faculty scholarship, and campus administrative use and produces publications in support of teaching and learning.
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Maxwell Hall 100 | 750 E. Kirkwood Ave. | Bloomington, IN 47405 | Phone: (812) 855-8783