The Office of Scholarship and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Scholarship & Innovation brings collaborative design-based problem-solving to educational systems; supports faculty research and scholarly inquiry in education; leverages new technologies for learning; and creates digital solutions for the dissemination of knowledge.

What We Do

Design Initiatives

Creating a new vision for educational innovation through a collaborative and open process of design. Learn more...

Scholarly Initiatives

Promoting and supporting the creation of new knowledge by our renowned faculty. Learn more...

Technology Initiatives

Changing the way we think about and use new digital technologies for learning. Learn more...


Meet the OofSI Team

Jennifer Stein

Director, Design Initiatives

In my role in OofSI, I manage our Design Initiatives, in particular supporting Community Design Labs. I have lived in many different places, including Tokyo, New York City and the Bay Area, but consider Boston...

Punya Mishra

Associate Dean, Scholarship & Innovation

I am Associate Dean of Scholarship & Innovation here at the Teachers College at Arizona State University. I am interested in life, the universe, and everything and most of all in shoehorning Douglas Adams’...

What's New

Six months ago, I was asked if I had any experience with the design process or design thinking during an interview. I really wanted...

I’ve been working in the Office of Scholarship and Innovation since December and will be graduating from ASU this week with my...

As another school year ends, we’ve taken the time to talk with teachers at Coronado High School about their efforts to increase...

I'm a little sad that we're done facilitating a series of workshops with ASU's College of Health...

I have been a teacher for most of my life. Being a teacher has been a good life. Working with kids is one of the hardest, most...

Most of the design initiatives team was in San Francisco this past week at the...