The mission of the Valparaiso Institute for Teaching And Learning (VITAL) is to support, promote, and enhance Valparaiso University’s community of learning dedicated to excellence. The VITAL staff work in three important areas:

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VITAL staff members are dedicated to working with instructors and departments on any issues related to teaching and learning. We invite you to learn more about our services.

The Making of a Teaching Evangelist - How Eric Mazur came to realize that the traditional classroom lecture had to go!

Click here for a short video showing how Eric Mazur uses clickers for interactive teaching

Check out the resources that we've gathered to help with teaching & learning: