The Instructional Design Conference of Miami

Design. Development. Delivery. This was the theme for the first annual innoved Conference, hosted by innoved Online, a full service eLearning development and consultation team powered by FIU Online. The two-day conference showcased breakout sessions along with two instructional design workshops where instructional design principles and best practices were shared. Over 100 instructional designers from […]

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OER: More than just a cost saving measure

Open Educational Resources is a term that was first coined in 2002 at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization forum. Fast-forward 15 years, and we are now witnessing a re-engagement with this cost-saving measure. Through partnerships like the one FIU has announced with OpenStax, universities and community colleges have committed to making higher […]

Culturally Responsive Teaching Online

Florida International University is designated as a minority serving institution, meaning that a majority of the student body derive from groups that are usually minorities in other institutions. Taking a stroll through FIU you soon realize the diversity of languages, culture, and perspectives is what makes this institution so special. Non-traditional students have the ability […]