Departmental Impact Grants from the OCIO's Learning Technology area are making a difference in the recipients' classroom experiences. By capturing and providing lectures electronically, polling students, and incorporating interactive elements to her math course, Elizabeth Miller and the Math project committee improved student test scores, retention, and overall opinion of the Math department
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The OCIO Information Technology Resource guides for students, faculty, and staff are now available online. The reference guides highlight university-provided information and learning technology resources and services available at Ohio State. A limited number of printed copies are available at the IT Service Desk, 025 Central Classroom Building, 2009 Millikin Road. To view and download your copy, visit ocio.osu.edu/guides.
The OCIO’s Digital Union regularly holds workshops and events on Carmen, digital media tools, online learning and more. The Digital Union can also arrange a special workshop or consultation for departments and colleges or groups of 10 or more upon request. For the current workshop schedule, registration, a link to online Carmen video tutorials, and details about requesting a custom Carmen workshop, please see the Digital Union event page at ocio.osu.edu/calendar.
If you have an idea for a mobile application but aren't sure how to approach the process, the OCIO's Digital Union can help you determine if a mobile app is right for your needs. What are the challenges and benefits of cross-platform development? Would a website work just as well? Explore these and other considerations in the design of a mobile tool during this discussion-based workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday (8/23) in 060 SEL.
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To enhance a student's learning experience and advance collaborative teaching and learning, Ohio State's Knowlton School of Architecture (KSA) creatively blended technology into their open studio environment. KSA created an online studio environment that includes two specialized web applications that house the Digital Library, a collection of educational digital media that supports the curricula and is host to both the School's Open Educational Resources and KSA Community.
In late April, the College of Education and Human Ecology (EHE) completed an extensive renovation of the Edgar Dale Media Center in Ramseyer Hall to create the College Commons. EHE Dean Cheryl Achterberg saw a need for space where students, faculty and staff could meet, work and create. The renovated space is now an open and inviting technology-enabled learning space.
According to industry experts, we are in the midst of a revolution in medical education. Catherine Lucey, interim dean for the OSU College of Medicine, and educators from Emory University, Northeastern University, and San Diego State University recently shared their experiences on how mobility is changing the way universities work. The talks were held during AcademiX, a live video conference that brought presenters and audiences together.
As a part of the Year of eLearning, the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s (OCIO) Digital Union implemented the Departmental Impact Grant in order to leverage the impact of technology in large enrollment courses. The first Impact Grant recipients were the Chemistry and Mathematics departments and students found that the technology helped them engage and learn more and earn higher grades.
The theme “Enhancing Student Engagement” will inspire the participants at the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s (OCIO) second Innovate Conference. This April 27 conference is an event to build connections and share ideas about the role of technology in teaching and learning and culminates the Year of eLearning at Ohio State.