Academic Technologies, in the Office of the CIO, supports the academic mission of Cornell University by supporting use of technology for teaching and learning. Academic Technologies staff have expertise in both learning technologies and pedagogy to assist faculty with instructional technology implementation, developing instructional projects and digital course materials, sharing effective practices, and conducting research on effective uses of technology for teaching and learning.
Academic Technologies provides instructional technology services, support and consulting services for learning technologies that facilitate:
- innovation in active learning strategies
- new methods of communication and collaboration
- efficient and effective use of tools that engage students
- improved course management systems
- exploration of research strategies and solutions
Academic Technologies regularly reviews and evaluates the impact and effectiveness of instructional technologies on the teaching and learning experiences, and shares these findings with the campus community.
Examples of Recent Consultation Requests
Here are a few examples of recent consultation requests:
“I’m considering conducting my spring seminar with colleagues in Mexico. Is something like this feasible?”
“I’d like to record my lectures to put online. What’s the best way to do this?”
“How can I set up peer review for my students’ assignments?”