Office of Instructional Innovation

The Office of Instructional Innovation partners with instructors in the College of Education to create high-quality learning experiences that benefit all students. To accomplish this goal, we provide instructional design consulting, advise on teaching techniques, help select appropriate educational technologies, and develop clear and engaging learning resources. 

Whether you’re new to college teaching or an experienced faculty member, we want you to be successful. We invite you to work with us for all your teaching and educational technology needs by emailing

Services Offered

  • Consulting on course design, course redesign, and academic program development, including face-to-face, online, and hybrid learning scenarios
  • Design, implementation, and support for social and experiential learning
  • Development of meaningful student learning assessments and assignments
  • Production of digital course resources, including multimedia and interactive content presentation
  • Design and development of custom learning tools
  • Facilitation of professional learning for faculty, including online resources, communities of practice, and technology workshops
  • Support for digital literacy assessment and instruction across the college
  • Responsive support on the use of Canvas, Zoom, Panopto, Qualtrics, Poll Everywhere, and other educational technology resources

Quick Tips for Teaching

Strategies for Supporting Absent Students

Professional Development Opportunities

CAMP OI2: Teaching in an Online/Hybrid Environment

Digital Literacy Repository

Faculty Working Groups

Faculty Workshops

New Instructor Guide

Teaching with Technology

The Office of Instructional Innovation provides support to a list of educational technologies approved by the College of Education. Feel free to reach out by emailing if you’d like to learn more about these technologies.  

We have curated the following collection of tutorials to help you become productive.

About Us

Lucas Horton

Lucas Horton, Director

Lucas holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Learning Technologies. His interests include the application of web and interactive multimedia technologies to support face-to-face, blended, and online instruction.

Rui Zeng

Rui Zeng, Instructional Designer

Rui holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology and an M.S. in Educational Technology.

Contact Us

Email or call us for any questions you may have or to make an appointment with an OI2 member.
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Director: Lucas Horton

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