OII office logoOFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL INNOVATION

Bold experimentation. Sustainable discovery.

WHAT IS OII?

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 administers both the Center for Teaching & Learning and eCampus.

Our team brings expertise, skill, and passion to collaboration with a growing network of innovative instructors and engaged students. Ready to work with us? Visit our contact page to get started.


Initiatives

As a part of the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, we are involved in multiple high-profile initiatives that spur innovation at OHIO.


Stories

We are committed to sharing stories of innovation, experimentation, and exemplary practice. Each feature shares resources.


Services

Our service portfolio offers a wide variety of assistance for faculty and staff at OHIO. We'd be happy to help you.


About

Learn more about the Office of Instructional Innovation and meet the staff.

Upcoming Events

2018 Ideation Event
The 2018 Ideation Event is a three-hour idea-generating session that is designed to help you sharpen and advance your ideas for instructional innovation into proposals that may be supported as part of the Academic Innovation Accelerator. This pipeline process will help bring your ideas into reality.
Course Enhancement Workshops
As part of the OHIO Honors Program, six Course Enhancement Workshops will be offered to faculty between September and January. These sessions are designed to help faculty build OHIO Honors components into their existing courses.
THATCamp Event
THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) took place on Friday, September 21, and Saturday, September 22, in Alden Library. This event is part of the Digital Humanities project being supported by the Academic Innovation Accelerator.
Top Hat Partnership
The University’s partnership with Top Hat has expanded faculty’s access to Open Educational Resources (OER). Just since spring 2018, professors have saved their students over $1 million by converting from textbooks to OER. The partnership has been featured in national publications, including Inside Higher Ed.
Teaching with a Global Perspective
This interdisciplinary Faculty Learning Community (FLC) will meet four times throughout the fall semester to explore and address issues encountered when assessing and redeveloping a course from a global perspective. The priority deadline for attendees’ proposals was Friday, August 17. The priority deadline for spring 2019 is January 11, 2019.

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