The OCIO is pleased to provide OSU faculty and staff with membership access to the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C). This non-profit foundation is dedicated to furthering efforts of educators to integrate online education into the traditional higher education experience. Membership in the Sloan Consortium includes valuable resources to help increase effectiveness in online teaching and learning. Members can also take advantage of discounted pricing on conferences and workshops, free webinars, discussion groups, and peer networking.
The OCIO's Learning Technology eLearning Professional Development Grant application period is open now through July 23. The grant, up to $2,000 (1:1 matching), supports individual, group, or departmental professional growth.
Effective August 1, 2012, the OCIO Site License Software (SLS) will no longer provide the McAfee VirusScan product as a download to faculty, staff or students for personal, home use.
Ohio State’s SLS contract with McAfee VirusScan for the upcoming academic year does not permit use on personally-owned computers. Due to this change in our McAfee contract terms, faculty, staff and students using the SLS downloaded VirusScan application on their personally-owned computer must uninstall it by August 1, as per the agreement they accepted when downloading the software.
Are you a faculty member excited about the integration of technology and education? The Digital First Faculty Fellowship program will help guide the Digital First initiative from within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Faculty Fellows will promote, share, and foster new ideas and skills with the larger Ohio State community and be champions for new educational technologies paired with cutting edge teaching pedagogy.
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Finding the lowest price on Apple products just got easier for Ohio State students, faculty and staff. OSU’s Digital First initiative recently announced that The Ohio State University community can now save up to 12% on Apple hardware products through an exclusive agreement with Apple.
The pricing, which is below the standard academic discounts for Apple hardware products, includes everything from the new iPad, iMac, and Mac Pros to the MacBook Pro with Retina display.
The success of Ohio State’s Digital First program doesn't depend on technology but rather on people embracing technology as part of the educational landscape. Recognizing this, we have developed a comprehensive advisory structure to guide the program. This advisory structure will pull knowledge from all areas of the university community to ensure we make the most of our opportunity to transform into a digital first campus.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer will be performing maintenance on Research in View (RiV) from 12:01 AM to 7:00 AM over 5 days.
Research in View will not be available from midnight to 7:00 AM on:
The Office of the Chief Information Officer Learning Technology Departmental Impact Grant application period is open now through May 21. "Consider this grant an opportunity to create an exemplar key or large course for your department," said Robert Griffiths, OCIO faculty development lead.
Recipients are provided up to 200 hours of Learning Technology expertise and $15,000 (minimum 1:2, non-LT:LT, matching) to extend learning technology use that increases student engagement, facilitates greater instructor efficiency, or enables anytime/anyplace learning.