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Core Collaborators

Office for Teaching, Learning and Assessment (TLA)
  • Shares research on teaching and learning
  • Provides services, resources and events focused on best practices in teaching
  • Enhances student learning through Supplemental Instruction and other collaborative learning programs
  • Supports DePaul’s faculty, departments and programs, liberal studies domains, and schools and colleges in the assessment of student learning
  • Conducts studies that advance our understanding of student learning at DePaul
  • Works to ensure that the University's assessment process meets the expectations of our regional accrediting body
University Libraries
  • Fosters student learning and engagement through information literacy instruction and collaborative research assignment design, in-person and online reference services, and research consultations
  • Supports the curriculum with cutting-edge resources and  manages, preserves, and provides access to scholarly information in a variety of formats and media
  • Promotes new forms of scholarly communication and publishing and preserves DePaul's history by acting as a repository for materials documenting DePaul's Vincentian, academic, social and cultural endeavors
  • Leverages new information technologies to enrich teaching, learning, and collaboration
  • Provides a variety of physical and virtual spaces for the DePaul University community
University Center for Writing-based Learning
  • Works with all members of the DePaul community to support writers and to promote the use of writing in teaching and learning
  • Offers individual consultations to faculty designing or revising writing assignments
  • Facilitates in-class workshops on ePortfolios, peer review, proper citation, and more
  • Offers copy-editing services to faculty whose writing projects have been accepted by a journal or press for publication
Faculty Instructional Technology Services
  • Prepares faculty for online teaching through faculty development programs (such as DOTS) and one-on-one consultation
  • Designs and develops online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses
  • Creates technology-rich materials to enhance the learning environment for online, blended and face-to-face courses
  • Develops and supports instructional information technologies
  • Provides support and training for the university's learning management system (D2L)
Center for Educational Technology
  • Provides day-to-day technology support for College of Education faculty and staff
  • Offers professional development and encourages faculty research on educational technology
  • Maintains educational technology equipment and resources for faculty and staff


Academic Integrity
  • Provides support for and training toward an environment that values and sustains academic integrity
  • Administers the university-wide online Academic Integrity reporting process for student violation notifications
  • Maintains and updates extensive online resources for faculty (and students)
Center to Advance Education for Adults (CAEA)
  • Creates community among adult learning practitioners across sectors to exchange ideas and inspire imaginative strategies for learning in diverse settings.
  • Offers regular workshops, seminars, panel discussions, journal club meetings and learning trend updates to support DePaul faculty and advisors who want to expand and improve their work with adult learners.
  • Hosts Learning Labs in which DePaul faculty can experiment with new teaching and learning strategies and receive feedback from other adult learning professionals.
Information Services (IS)
  • Administrative division of DePaul University with primary responsibility for the university's hardware, software, network infrastructure and telecommunications systems
  • Administers projects like PeopleSoft, Outlook, Spam Control, and Voice over IP
Media Production & Training (MPT)
  • Offers training workshops that provide faculty with training and hands-on time for specific applications and learning strategies
  • Provides technology tools such as iClicker, QuickData, and Turn-it-In to supplement classroom activities
  • Maintains special computing facilities reserved for faculty members to experiment with instructional technologies including streaming-media capture stations, digital scanners, and many advanced software applications
Office of Faculty Development & Research
  • Supports development, promotion, and retention of faculty through programs, resources, and guidelines
  • Provides coordination and oversight of internal & external funding programs in the areas of teaching, research and public service
  • Ensures that DePaul complies with federal regulations governing the university's research activities
  • Provides advocacy in developing leadership initiatives for underrepresented racial and ethnic groups
Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning and Community Service Studies
  • Supports faculty in the development, administration, and teaching of courses that integrate service-learning pedagogy
  • Identifies project opportunities at non-profit organizations
  • Provides ongoing logistical support for faculty teaching a service learning course
  • Offers workshops on reflective practice for service-learning integration
  • Assists faculty in developing community-based research projects that integrate teaching and research
  • Supports a faculty community-based research fellowship program that incorporates teaching, research, scholarly publications and conference publications
Student Affairs
  • Offers programs and services that inspire students to explore their personal identities, their faith and values, and their role in a multicultural world
University Internship & Co-op Program
  • Supports faculty throughout DePaul in developing, enhancing and maintaining high-quality academic internship programs
  • Advises faculty in the development and teaching of academic internship courses
University Ministry