Office of Educational Development and Innovation

Advancing Innovative Teaching

The Office of Educational Development and Innovation aims to strengthen WJC's core value of experiential education by promoting inclusive and effective teaching and pedagogical practices to foster student engagement, learning, and success.

Goals

  • Foster a community of learning around the practice of teaching through formative feedback, consultation, open dialogue, and support.
  • Investigate and promote active, experiential, and inclusive methods for teaching by providing meaningful and sustained opportunities for skill-building
  • Promote a scholarly approach to teaching including examining outcomes and impact of specific practices. 

Services

  • Consultation and Training
  • Faculty Development
  • Faculty Orientation
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Educational Innovation

Our Team

Jason Osher, PhD

  • Director, Office of Educational Development and Innovation
  • Director, Neuropsychology Concentration
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Shira Fishman, PhD

  • Associate Director, Office of Educational Development and Innovation
  • Associate Professor, Leadership Psychology PsyD
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology PsyD

Vanessa Aller, MEd

  • Director of Education Technology

Kattarina Biss, MEd

  • Assistant Director of Education Technology