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University of Oviedo’s Center for Teaching Innovation is an R+D+i Center that falls into the category of "other Centers", under the provisions of article 10.3 of the Statutes of the University of Oviedo, and is attached to the Vice-Rector's Office with powers in the matter of material and technological resources and depends organically on aforementioned office.

As set out in its regulations, the Center for Teaching Innovation has the following objectives:

  • To support online teaching in its different forms and teaching associated with the Virtual Campus at the University of Oviedo.
  • To ensure the quality of both official online teaching and non-official online teaching methods developed at the University of Oviedo.
  • To launch periodic calls for Teaching Innovation Projects.
  • To advise and support teaching staff in matters relating to Teaching Innovation, creation of materials, use of ICTs for teaching and the use of University of Oviedo's Virtual Campus.
  • To provide efficient support to teachers in the creation of groups for the development of experiences and materials for Teaching Innovation, especially for those of online and multimedia nature.
  • To be a model for all the centers and departments of the University in terms of Teaching Innovation actions and activities.
  • To study and promote the uses and processes of media communication (press, radio, cinema and ICT) in Teaching Innovation.
  • To promote communication channels and networks that favor the exchange, dissemination and learning about the experiences of Teaching Innovation developed at the University of Oviedo.
  • To make a media library for Teaching Innovation and online resources available to teachers.
  • To promote methodologies based on advanced technologies, student-centered learning and strategic transversal themes for the University.
  • To coordinate the actions that are carried out in the field of teaching innovation at the University of Oviedo and to promote the creation of networks that encourage exchanges on teaching innovation at a regional, national and international level.
  • To spread the actions developed at the University of Oviedo in the field of teaching innovation.
  • To advise on the key lines of the University's Strategic Plan about teaching innovation.
  • To guide and determine, together with the competent areas of the Vice-Rectors' Offices, the lines of initial and ongoing teacher training in teaching innovation and research in university teaching.
  • To promote, together with the areas of the Vice-Rectors' Offices competent in the subject, the development of digital skills and training for online teaching among the teaching staff.
  • Coordinate, support and follow up the implementation of MOOC and OER courses at the University of Oviedo.
  • To promote the development of teaching innovation and e-learning projects in collaboration with centers, companies and foundations in the autonomous community.
  • To promote the development of e-learning and teaching innovation projects of interest to the university community, financed with funds from national and international calls.
  • Any other which may emerge as a consequence of the university policy on teaching innovation.



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