Ohio University's Office of Instructional Innovation (OII) serves as a catalyst to spark bold experimentation and sustainable discovery of innovative instructional models that fulfill the University's promise of a transformational educational experience.

OII advances innovative teaching and learning across the University's curriculum, both on our campuses and online. In addition to working with faculty and academic units, we provide assistance in support of online programs and students. View our evolving services and current initiatives.

Office of Instructional Innovation Staff

View our staff page to connect with staff dedicated to instructional design, faculty development, online student support, program development, business services, and communication. We are prepared to support faculty and students by providing a network of innovative teaching and learning practices.


OII was created in 2015, bringing together Academic Technologies, the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment and eLearning OHIO. These departments were united to provide strengthened, integrated services as the Office of Instructional Innovation.

OII, the Office of Information Technology, and University Planning joined the Strategy and Innovation Office (SIO) in 2019. SIO was created in summer 2019 and charged by former President Nellis to lead efforts ensuring a dynamic and sustainable future for Ohio University