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Annual Conference


Barbara Bichelmeyer, Ph.D.

Barbara Bichelmeyer, Ph.D. photo
Associate Vice President for University Academic Planning and Policy; Director, Office of Online Education
bic[at]iu [dot] edu

Barbara Bichelmeyer, Ph.D., serves as Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University Bloomington, and as Associate Vice President for University Academic Planning and Policy, as well as Director of the Office of Online Education, for the seven campuses of Indiana University.

As professor, Dr. Bichelmeyer's expertise is in the areas of human performance improvement, instructional and program evaluation, instructional design and online instructional environments. As associate vice president, her responsibilities include planning, policy development, external relations, government relations and intercampus coordination of academic and faculty affairs. As director of the Office of Online Education, Dr. Bichelmeyer is responsible for coordination of online education at IU.

Her research is focused on systems that support human and organization performance effectiveness, and the impact of new technologies on instructional systems and educational environments.

Dr. Bichelmeyer has served as a consultant for the design, development and evaluation of instructional programs with organizations such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Legal Institute - American Bar Association, the U.S. Coast Guard, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Sprint, Eli Lilly, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft and the Indiana Supreme Court Commission for Continuing Legal Education.

Session title: “The IU Online Initiative and the IU Office of Online Education – Organizing to Take Advantage of Changing Expectations of Higher Education" 

For more information about this session, see the program.