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

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...

Clarin Collins

Director of Scholarly Initiatives


In my role as Director of Scholarly Initiatives, I work with others in OofSI to provide resources, tools, and supports for faculty research by planning trainings, looking for opportunities for faculty research...

What's New

Fake news, alternative facts, misinformation … unless you’ve been stranded on a deserted island these past few years, these terms...

This past semester OofSI (under the leadership of Clarin Collins) organized four...

Inspirational and compassionate instructors abound in the college, and I have the privilege of often witnessing their commitment to...

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This past Friday Erik Williams and his colleagues from the Office of Research Integrity joined us to talk about the IRB process for...