Mission & Vision


The e-Learning Design Innovation Group (eLDIG) collaborates with Penn State’s Smeal College of Business faculty and staff to support Smeal’s mission of providing extraordinary education that prepares students for professional achievement, societal contributions, and lifelong learning.


eLDIG achieves its mission by designing, developing, and enhancing creative, innovative and engaging teaching and learning experiences guided by the principle that we must continually find ways to improve the quality of the student experiences in all learning formats: online, face-to-face, and hybrid.

eLDIG keeps up-to-date on research in order to deliver world-class instruction that increases student retention, motivation, and engagement through data-driven, iterative design. To achieve this goal, eLDIG provides a variety of services and faculty development opportunities to assist instructors with the processes of conceptualizing, designing, developing, delivering, and refining their courses and projects.