Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning serves Gies College of Business faculty and staff, providing quality learning experiences for our students and helping in the design and development of courses using different delivery modes. That includes technology integration to enhance face-to-face courses, and creating flipped or blended classes. We also design fully online courses and MOOCs. We provide advice and support regarding pedagogy and course design, use of learning tools and media, student support, as well as online course management and strategy. Our expertise in instructional design, following universal design and accessibility standards will help you achieve good results and high student satisfaction. 

Our Vision & Mission

Teaching and Learning strives to be an integral part of the Gies mission to prepare and empower exceptional, innovative, purposeful and ethical business leaders through knowledge creation and immersive learning experiences. We develop our students to be future leaders in business and public service around the world; enabling them to transform big ideas into meaningful actions.

We work to enhance and facilitate instructional innovation by leading change and supporting faculty, staff, and students through programs, services and resources. Central to our mission is the research, development, implementation and evaluation of digital learning technologies and best pedagogical practices that will help our college reach excellence in scholarship, academics and service.


Here is a list of our services, we are happy to discuss additional options.

  • Request and get help developing a course site: complete the online form at http://go.illinois.edu/course
  • Schedule a one-to-one consulting session and/or training with one of the Teaching and Learning staff
    • Brainstorm with Teaching and Learning staff to consider Flipping or Blending your instruction
    • Become acquainted with the models of existing fully online course and our catalog.
  • Student technical support provided at https://go.gies.illinois.edu/studenthelp
  • Teaching and Learning seminars for faculty and staff offered by Teaching and Learning, events offered campus-wide, and local/state/national conferences related to eLearning as well as Teaching and Learning broadly
  • High-quality video, graphics, and animation production
  • Zoom and live online class session training  
  • Design, consulting, and support expertise related to online MOOC and degree courses, blended, and flipped courses offered by the Gies College of Business

Upcoming Workshops

April 24, 12-1PM CT, Zoom
Blending Your Online Teaching

Register to attend.


Digital Media

Instructional Design

Learner Experience