Faculty can schedule a consultation regarding any classroom issues such as course design, designing student evaluations, discussion-leading, etc.

To schedule a class observation or consultation, email Blake at blake.soller@valpo.edu.

Before tackling an educational endeavor, it is important to determine what needs to be learned so that the experience is a viable one. That’s where learning objectives come into play. Learn more about them here (PDF)

Using grading rubrics is a great way of helping students know what you expect from them. It also helps you when it is time to grade students work. Click here for information on creating grading rubrics (PDF)

Learning is a process. It will help you understand the lightning fast process that takes place as you teach and students learn. Click here for an overview of Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction (PDF)

Blake is available to help departments with assessment and evaluation. 

What does your syllabus say about your course? Does it spark interest, ignite the passion to learn, or excite the learners? While it’s a contract between you and the students, it doesn’t have to be a simple list of policies, procedures and boring. Let our instructional designers assist you in creating such a document; while still incorporating the required and suggested syllabus language. Learn more

Instructional Design

Blake T. Soller, EdD
Director of Instructional Technology, Design & Assessment
Kretzmann Hall
Phone: 219.464.6930

Gina M. Rue, MS.Ed.
Instructional Designer
Graduate and Online Education
Kretzmann Hall 123

Phone: 219.464.5313 x5124