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Academic Technologies - Rays of the Future

Welcome! How may we help you?

The primary mission and goals of Academic Technologies are:  (a) provide consultation services for faculty in instructional design, strategies, and implementation of innovative technologies to meet academic and curricular goals; (b) to create a collaborative environment for faculty colleagues in order to promote cross-discipline best practices for teaching strategies; (c) collaborate with faculty and departments to make recommendations on educational best practices and provide instructional resources and technologies to support teaching and learning.

Academic Technologies offers the following:  

  • Academic events for faculty (brown bag lunches, faculty learning communities, etc.)
  • Course Design Institutes, in collaboration with the Center for Teaching & Learning
  • One-on-one course consultations
  • Faculty showcases: Spotlighting innovative uses of technology in the classroom for the enhancement of teaching and learning
  • Student Response System support
  • Best practices for using technology to enhance teaching and learning

We work collaboratively with the Faculty Technology Advisory Group (FTAG) and the Center for Teaching & Learning to advance technological best practices for faculty, staff, and students.  We can be reached at AT@ohio.edu.

 Where to Find Us

018 Haning Hall


Upcoming Faculty Events

Why Quality Matters Matters
The College of Fine Arts along with Academic Technologies and CREATE_space is pleased to announce a new professional development series focused on integrating technology into Fine Arts courses.
If you have raised questions regarding the quality of online instruction, the changing attitudes of students, translating course activities to the online environment and trends in digital delivery of education, come participate in the first presentation Why Quality Matters Matters. Matt Dingo will discuss established and emerging trends in online education from the perspective of the teacher/artist engaging in a new medium. He will outline methods to meet the challenge of designing digital courses focusing on Quality Matters, a nationally researched and recognized set of standards for guiding the design of online and hybrid courses.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014; 1-1:45pm
Create_space Studio, Putnam 227
Interactive Video Workshop
Interested in increasing student engagement in your courses? Join Academic Technologies’ Larry Hess and Audra Hilterbran on Wednesday, October 1 from 1pm-2pm in Alden 319 to learn about free tools for developing interactive content for face to face, blended, and online pedagogical approaches. This workshop will cover technical aspects as well as best practices for creating and implementing these types of tools into your course, feel free to bring your own device to access different applications during the session. If you would like to join us virtually, we will be streaming this event through Adobe Connect: https://adobeconnect.oit.ohio.edu/at/
October, 8-29, 2014 (4 consecutive Wednesdays, 1pm-5pm) Online & Blended Course Studio, Alden 319
October 9, 2014 (1pm-3pm) Quality Matters, Alden 319
October 14, 2014 (1-1:45) Dingo vs Butler: Audio Showdown, Putnam 227 (CoFA Tech Talks)
October 14, 2014 (11am-12pm) Online Collaboration Tools, Alden 319
October 24, 2014 (10am-12pm) Team Based Learning (TBL), Alden 319
October 29, 2014 (1-1:45) PowerPoint: Turning the Maligned Medium into Effective Medium, Putnam 227 (CoFA Tech Talks)
October 30, 2014 (2pm-3pm) Narratives & Online Design, Alden 301U
November 7, 2014 (1:30-2:30) Free Digital Resources: A PechaKucha, Putnam 227 (CoFA Tech Talks)