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Digital Learning

The Digital Learning Team partners with faculty to integrate digital technologies into courses and programs. Facilitated through various initiatives, DLT works to promote a learning environment, which connects learners to information, peers, experts, the world, and themselves.

OU Create

OU Create offers students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to register a domain (.com, .org, .net) and creatively express their digital identity through easy installation of popular open source applications.

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Janux connects learners from around the world in an online social learning environment. It allows users to share notes, watch high quality course videos, and much more. With courses available for credit and just for fun, OU and NextThought are shaping the future of education.

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Check out some of the resources we have created or curated to help instructors effectively design, develop, teach and evaluate online learning.

Course Management for Online Instructors [PDF]
Course Management for Online Students [PDF]
Online Course Design Guidelines for Faculty [PDF]
Best Practices in Fair Use for OpenCourseWare [PDF]

Digital Learning Team


  • Adam Croom
    Director of Digital Learning

    As Director of Digital Learning, Adam Croom enhances student success through supporting faculty who wish to create innovative, digital learning environments. He is an adjunct professor for the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and curates TEDxOU, an independent TED event which has accumulated more... Read more

  • John Stewart
    Program Coordinator, A&E/OU History Institute

    John Stewart coordinates the development and management of courses for the A&E/OU History Institute, a joint initiative between the University of Oklahoma and the History Channel. John is interested in developing digital learning environments to promote digital literacy and opportunities for undergraduate research... Read more

  • Angie Calton
    Instructional Designer

    As an Instructional Designer, Angie Calton consults on course design and content production, and supports faculty training and development. Calton has been involved in a range of instructional projects and initiatives. Before joining CTE, she was an instructional designer in digital game-based learning at the K-20 Center... Read more

  • Anoop Bal
    Digital Learning Fellow

    As Digital Learning Fellow, Anoop helps develop the business around Janux, the University of Oklahoma's online learning platform. Originally from Ohio, Anoop came to OU on scholarship in the Fall of 2009 and has been in Norman ever since. He is a May, 2014 OU graduate in Economics, and was heavily involved with the Center for... Read more

  • Lauren Horn Griffin
    Digital Learning Designer

    As a Digital Learning Designer, Lauren Horn Griffin consults on course design and content production in order to guide instructors in using technology effectively to facilitate student learning. Lauren in interested in creating innovative, digital learning environments that are relevant and interactive... Read more