In April, Adobe announced that Adobe Spark Premium will be FREE for higher education institutions like Ohio State. All students, faculty, and staff can access this service beginning Friday, July 1. OCIO and Enterprise Security have implemented extra security and set up the service so you can use your existing Ohio State credentials as your Adobe ID.
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Sponsored collaboratively by the OCIO and University Libraries, NBC Learn is now available to Ohio State faculty, staff, and students. NBC Learn is a collection of over 10,000 primary source streaming videos, newsreels, documents, and images that can be used in lectures, online assignments, digital projects, and presentations. Current event streaming videos are updated daily. Browse these resources, link to them, or download them for viewing in an offline player. Full transcripts and citations are provided for each resource.
The OCIO's Learning Technology team is looking forward to hosting Innovate 2013. We invite instructors from all departments to contribute to this annual conference on technology in teaching and learning.
Massively open online courses (MOOCs) are generating exciting discussions on education today and for generations to come. Offering courses online for free and without the exchange of university credit has sparked interesting debates about accessibility, credibility and finances. What people can agree on is the potential for MOOCs to expand the learning experience beyond traditional boundaries of admission cutoffs, tuition and class schedules.
Each October, The Ohio State University recognizes the annual Celebration of Research month. In support of this celebration, the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) will exhibit at the Research Expo
The Ohio State University today announced that it has joined with 16 top-tier institutions, including Brown, Florida, Texas, Vanderbilt, and Maryland, in the newest round of participants in the open online education venture Coursera. Participating universities are offering courses taught by their own professors in a wide range of disciplines, including computer science, medicine, the arts and humanities, and the sciences.
A dozen Ohio State faculty members looking to revise their online courses to better engage students found a solution during a recent trip to Apple Inc.’s Chicago office. The two-day immersion boot camp, sponsored by the university’s Digital First initiative, enabled participants to create or add to an established iTunes U course.
Carmen Workshop: QuickStart
When: Tuesday, August 28, 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Where: Hagerty Hall, Room 186
(Only a few seats left; e-mail Joni to register for this session)
Carmen Workshop: Quizzes
When: Wednesday, August 29, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Where: Derby Hall, Room 0029
In collaboration with Ohio State’s website team and University Libraries, OCIO recently embarked on an effort to revamp the OSU iTunes site. The site, which is accessible from itunes.osu.edu or through Apple iTunes, is a collection of free educational content that is available within the iTunes Store. The digital media content can be viewed on a computer or an iDevice.
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.