Dr. Jill M. Oeding

Dr. Jill M. Oeding, Assistant Professor of Business Law

"You will never regret getting an education! Hard work pays off. When you make ethical decisions, others will."

Degrees Held:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Indiana University-Indianapolis, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Indiana University, 1993

Career Highlights:

Dr. Oeding practiced law in the areas of employment law and estate planning for several years prior to teaching.

Which classes do you teach online?

BLAW 618 Legal and Social Environment of Business

Why did you start teaching?

Teaching is fun! Interacting with students is a joy. I want to make a positive difference in the lives of my students. I enjoy seeing students develop skills they can use to improve their own lives and the lives of others.

What's the best advice that you ever received?

You will never regret getting an education. If you have to choose between memories and things, pick memories.

What's the best advice that you could give your students?

You will never regret getting an education! Hard work pays off. When you make ethical decisions, others will.

What qualities make someone particularly successful in the business world?

  1. Having initiative and following through
  2. Respecting and caring about others
  3. Having strong thinking and problem-solving skills.

What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in business face today?

The world is always changing and adapting to those changes is challenging, but critically important.

How do you see online learning affecting the future of education?

Some motivated students will gravitate toward online learning because online learning generally offers flexibility to students. A student could be anywhere in the world and still get assignments, listen to lectures, do assignments, etc. Professors will have to get creative in reaching this segment of students.

Which technologies do you use to teach in the online courses?

Blackboard, Voicethread, Fill-in-the-blank lecture notes

How do you interact with online students?

Telephone, email, Blackboard

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