The primary mission and goals of Academic Technologies are to strategically support Ohio University faculty effectively incorporating innovative teaching strategies, educational research, and technology into courses to enhance teaching and learning.
*Collaborate with faculty and departments to make recommendations on educational best practices and provide instructional resources and technologies to support teaching and learning.
*Provide consultation services for faculty in instructional design, teaching strategies and implementation of innovative technologies to meet academic and curricular goals.
*Collaborate with faculty on original educational research.
*Facilitate academic training and best practices workshops to support faculty in using technology and new teaching strategies.
*AT collaborates with faculty on large-scale course development initiatives. These projects are contractual between faculty and a design team and involve an extended timeframe with well-defined, measurable learning goals and incorporate research-based pedagogical strategies.
Academic Technologies offers the following:
*Academic events for faculty (brown bag lunches, faculty learning communities, etc.)
*One-on-one course consultations to incorporate technology to enhance teaching and learning
*Faculty showcases: Spotlighting innovative uses of technology in the classroom for the enhancement of teaching and learning
We work collaboratively with the Faculty Technology Advisory Group (FTAG), eLearning and the Center for Teaching & Learning to advance technological best practices for faculty, staff, and students. We can be reached at AT@ohio.edu.
PowerPoint: Turning the Maligned Medium into Effective Media
What is PowerPoint and how can it be used to effectively engage your audience? Join Academic Technologies on Monday, April 20 from 12noon-1pm in Friends of the Library Room, Alden 319 for information on how to use Mayer’s 12 Principles of Multimedia Learning. The presentation explores research-based methods for enhancing both your message and student learning through developing a presentation as a piece of rich media.
Design Studio for Blended and Online Courses
Are you looking for the time and resources you need to design or redesign a blended or online
course? Academic Technologies is accepting applications for an intensive Design Studio to be
conducted from May 11-15, 2015; 9am-4pm. The studio is a week long opportunity that is intended to
provide participants with a tangible and implementable outcome. During the week, participants will
be provided hands-on structured workshop sessions, individual assistance, group discussion, and
sharing opportunities. Academic Technologies will provide daily consultation and technical
assistance to help complete your course (re)design.
All interested faculty are encouraged to apply. Participation is limited to 15 faculty members. To
do so, complete and submit the application at https://ohio.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0CaYu8RfLufkCZn
by April 17, 2015.
For more information, please contact Academic Technologies (firstname.lastname@example.org).