Office of Instructional Innovation

Teaching Online During a Campus Closure


The Office of Instructional Innovation offers College of Education instructors a broad range of technology integration services to enhance teaching and research. The Office of Instructional Innovation helps faculty choose the best technology tools to achieve instructional or research objectives.


Drop-in Help for Teaching, Research, and Productivity Tools

Not sure how to create a quiz in Canvas? Need help with embedded video in a PowerPoint? Drop by SZB 438.

Instructional Design Consulting

Thinking about offering an online course? Looking for ways to engage students through the use of a learner response system? Call the Office of Instructional Innovation at 512-232-2189

In-class Training for Students

Are you students using blogs for the first time? Ready to try digital storytelling, but not sure your students know iMovie?  Email to schedule an in-class training.

Support for College Technology Initiatives

Interested in trying something new? Want your feedback to make a difference in how tools are designed or deployed? Call or email Lucas Horton at 512-232-4199 to learn more. 

How We Help

Our Staff

Photo of Lucas HortonLucas 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.

Photo of Karen FrenchKaren French, Associate Director
Karen holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Instructional Technology and a master's degree in Anthropology. She is also a certified teacher and taught high school Latin for seven years.

Photo of Rui ZengRui Zeng, Instructional Designer
Rui holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology and an M.S. in Educational Technology.

Photo of Carmen ErdieCarmen Erdie, Interactive Media Developer
Carment has a master’s degree in Interactive Media from Elon University.