At the CSU Center for Academic Technology Innovations (CATI), we build tools and facilitate educational communities that support teaching and learning. Collaborating across the CSU system with campus faculty, students, directors of academic technology and instructional designers in understanding instructional challenges and brainstorming solutions that can be shared among campuses.
Recent Projects at the Center:
Affordable Learning Solutions
CSU's Affordable Learning Solutions enables faculty to choose and provide more affordable, quality educational content for their students.
COOL4Ed ia a collection of Course Showcases where faculty, staff, and students can find free and open educational resources aligned with 52 CID courses
The Lab Innovations with Technology program is looking for innovations in STEM laboratories with potential for measurable impact on student learning, facilities bottlenecks, and DFW’s.
To ensure the quality of online-blended courses, the CSU provides extensive instructional quality training and support to faculty, helping them to design and deliver courses in a way that ensures success by the greatest number and diversity of students.
Supplemental Instruction is an important strategy for meeting the goals of the CSU Graduation Initiative 2025. Since 2013, CSU Academic Technology Services has provided support for campus SI implementation, as well as a monthly community for sharing best practices and dissemination
CSU Ally Community
Ally is an LMS-based application (currently available for Blackboard, Moodle and Canvas) that uses machine learning algorithms to convert LMS-loaded documents by generating versions (HTML, audio, ePub, and Braille) of the original documents that are significantly more accessible.