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The Office of Scholarship and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Scholarship and 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

Sean Leahy

Director of Technology Initiatives

As the Director of Technology Initiatives for #OofSI, I explore current and emerging technologies to prepare the next generation of teachers and educators to become creative designers of transformative...

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

Recently, I had a conversation with a school leader who shared his approach to supporting and communicating with faculty and staff...

It is rarely that I hear a talk that blows me away.

We have all seen the TED talks, and their mutant offspring. The over-...

All of us involved in social design (and I include education in among those as well) ask ourselves, or are asked this question:...

We are all living in a new context, and adjusting to a life of remote work has been challenging. Changes in the tools that we use...

It has been nine weeks -- nine LONG weeks! -- since the COVID-19 crisis turned our “normal” lives upside down. For me...