In accordance with Ohio University's Vision Statement, the mission of Academic Technology is to provide resources and services that enhance the teaching and learning environment at Ohio University. There is no doubt that technology will play an integral part of being "the nation's best transformative learning community." We work collaboratively with the Faculty Technology Advisory Group (FTAG), Information Technology Advisory Council (ITAC), and Office of Information Technology (OIT) colleagues to advance technology best practices for faculty, staff, and students on all campuses.
The Environmental Scan (10/18/10) notes "the techno/info-centric divide" between students, and faculty and staff. The core purpose of Academic Technology is to bridge that gap by providing the best strategies to adopt new technology tools across the university community.
The primary goal of Academic Technology is to support faculty and staff in their efforts to enhance the learning experience of students. To fulfill this goal, we will:
The experience, skills and talent provided by the staff of Academic Technology are vital to the success of the core mission of Ohio University.
Free Digital Resources: A PechaKucha (CoFA Tech Talks)
On Friday November 7, for the first time in the history of OU, University Libraries, Academic Technologies and The CREATE_space will will collaborate to form a trifecta of digital learning resources. Please join Gary Ginther, Matt Dingo and Nathan Berger for a presentation on free digital resources to enhance learning in both online and face-to-face classrooms. This PechaKucha-style event is designed to introduce instructors to digital tools and hardware housed in the library, at our college and in the cloud.
November 7, 2014