• WMU Instructors and Staff brainstorming

    Transforming success in the classroom

    Driven to imagine, design, and actualize ideas that enhance the teaching and learning experience, the Office of Faculty Development, Instructional Design Team, and newly renamed Instructional Technology Center have joined forces to provide educators with the resources, support, and technology they need to succeed.

  • WMUx Market Research

    Find data-backed opportunities without getting lost in the research. The WMUx Market Research team works with you to devise and implement a research strategy to push your innovative ideas forward.

We make learning human-centered.

WMUx imagines, designs, and realizes ideas that transform and enhance the learning experience.

Instructional Development and Support

  • WMUx Office of Faculty Development

    The Office of Faculty Development fosters a supportive culture of inquiry and teaching, and is dedicated to finding ways to help all learners succeed and thrive.

    Learn more about OFD

  • Instructional Design

    Empowering departments and individual instructors to explore and implement innovative solutions to the challenges they face related to teaching and learning.

    Learn more about Instructional Design

  • Instructional Technology Center

    Technology can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. The Instructional Technology Center offers in-person and virtual support to WMU instructors.

    Learn more about the ITC

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  • Take your teaching to the next level. Browse and attend sessions geared toward instructors, graduate assistants, and any others involved in creating learning experiences.

Community Connections

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WMU

    Founded in 2011, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WMU offers high-quality, non-credit educational opportunities for mature adults in the greater Kalamazoo community. With support from WMUx, this volunteer organization works with emeriti, faculty, and staff to offer courses and trips year-round.

    Visit OLLI

  • Collegiate Pathways

    Charting a path to professional success starts early. In collaboration with K-12 partners statewide, WMUx's Collegiate Pathways program encourages eligible high school students to pursue dual enrollment opportunities by attending university-level courses, enabling them to earn credits toward high school graduation requirements in addition to WMU's academic programs.

    Find your path

  • WMU Regional Locations

    WMUx extends the reach of Western Michigan University beyond Kalamazoo through our several regional locations. Leading innovation through community engagement and the delivery of responsive contemporary programming, WMUx identifies, develops, and provides access to learner-centered pathways for diverse populations across the state of Michigan.

    See locations

  • Professional Development

    WMU Professional Development provides noncredit learning opportunities that foster critical thinking and stimulate creative solutions. Our competency-based programs offer our clients real-world projects and activities that are relevant, practical and challenging.

    Find your opportunity

What is WMUx?

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    Re-imagining Learning

    Driving the discovery, validation, implementation, and evaluation of instructional methods, technologies, and support services, including a re-imagined office of faculty development.

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    Elevating Processes

    Leveraging expertise in collaboration, experimentation, systems, and technology-informed learning to drive the unit and the university forward at a systems level.

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    Connections and Context

    Facilitating relationships, both internally across departments and programs, and externally in collaboration with community partners.



WMUx and You

WMUx offers a variety of additional services to the campus community, including market research and strategy, instructional design/online course development, interactive multi-media development and emerging technology services.

Together, we can spark a new movement of human-centered learning.