WCET Steering Committee, Chief Digital Learning Officer, Office of Technology and Digital Innovation, The Ohio State University (Re-elected October 2022)


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Robert Griffiths is associate vice president for distance education in the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) at Ohio State where he has led the university’s online education initiative since 2013. He remains passionate about the affordances and possibilities of technology-empowered learning opportunities.

Robert also guides other ODEE initiatives, including those related to state authorization, non-degree student support, and organizational culture. He is a team member for university-level projects related to the curricular redesign for general education, workforce development, and scaling teaching and learning support. Prior to his current role, he created the ODEE grants program and served as principal investigator in a study of how the use of technology can engage students, increase instructor efficiency, and support anytime/anyplace learning. Robert earned his bachelor’s degree from Denison University, and his master’s and doctorate from Ohio State and is the author or co-author of numerous book chapters and journal articles.

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