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.
Academic Technologies offers the following:
*One-on-one course consultation services for faculty in instructional design, teaching strategies and implementation of innovative technologies to meet academic and curricular goals.
*Instructional design assistance in course development or redesign using instructional and learning theories to provide quality in the following areas: course learning/module objectives, course alignment, student and faculty engagement, assignments/assessments and accessibility.
*Instructional technology assistance in incorporating technology to enhance teaching and learning to effectively meet instructor goals. This includes student engagement, multimedia, learning management system, web conferencing, lecture capture, etc.
*Collaboration with faculty and departments to make recommendations on educational best practices and provide instructional resources and technologies to support teaching and learning.
*Collaboration with faculty on original educational research.
*Academic events to support faculty in using technology and new teaching strategies (brown bag lunches, faculty learning communities, faculty showcases, etc).
We work collaboratively with the Office of Information Technology, 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.
Course 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 January 4-8, 2016; 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 December 12, 2015.
CHSP Instructional Technology Events and Workshops
Software Demonstration Events @ Grover E215
Demonstration of Articulate Studio: "Enhancing Power with Articulate Studio", Faculty will be introduced to Articulate to record voice overs, add quizzes and engaging elements into their PowerPoint documents to enhance their student learning with emphasis on teaching ease of use on the following days:
Faculty Showcase Events @ Grover E215
These events are for faculty to interact with other faculty who have been through the course development and share experiences and possibly mentor them.