FIU Online Co-hosts Fourth Annual International Seminar on Online Higher Education

Miami, Florida, January 16, 2018–Technology is making the world an increasingly smaller place. As more institutions embrace distance learning and the demand for online learning surges, interest in best practices and tried-and-true methods will continue to grow. In response to this movement, Florida International University, a leader in “e-learning” since 1998, welcomed international delegates to […]

Register today! CanvasCon @ FIU

Register here: https://events.bizzabo.com/CanvasConFIU About the Event Please join us for our 2018 CanvasCon at FIU in Miami Florida! CanvasCon is a one-day, regional event that we’ve specifically designed for our educators. Everyone is invited, from the Canvas-curious to the expert user! When: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 Where: Florida International University – Kovens Conference Center Time: 7:00 […]

Instructional Design – much more than fixing the LMS!

Inside Higher Ed recently wrote an article titled “Instructional Design Teams: Beyond the Numbers”. The article focuses on the structure of instructional design teams across different universities and colleges. As you can imagine, the teams come in all shapes and sizes. One-Stop Shops At some institutions, the instructional design “team” is usually one full-time instructional […]

FIU Online presents 3 sessions, wins award at Online Learning Consortium Conference

The FIU Online Team was invited to present a total of three sessions at the 2017 Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate conference in Orlando, Florida. The OLC Accelerate conference “is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, administrators, online learning professionals and organizations […]

Will you join us at the 2017 FIU Online Conference?

The FIU Online Annual Conference presents a great opportunity to discover instructional technology and innovative learning tools, enrich courses that are engaging and high in quality, and engage students with interactive technologies. Current FIU faculty teaching or interested in teaching fully online courses are encouraged to attend. When is the conference? Friday, November 3rd, 2017. […]

Open Educational Resources: What are they and how to get started

Recently, FIU announced a partnership with OpenStax, a provider of openly licensed textbooks. OpenStax will be providing FIU and 10 other institutions guidance and best practices for OER implementation throughout our campuses. So what exactly are OERs or open educational resources and how can you get started? What is OER? Open Educational Resources are materials […]