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Textbook Adoptions for Summer and Fall 2018 Lectures and Labs

FacultyEnlight is a source for researching, adopting, and sharing insights about textbooks and course material. In preparation for the Summer and Fall 2018 semesters, faculty should declare required and recommended textbook and instructional materials for their lecture or lab courses via FacultyEnlight. Faculty should also declare if their courses will not require material to be […]

Audience at CanvasCon FIU

CanvasCon FIU Levels Up Learning & Networking

On February 28th, FIU co-hosted in conjunction with Canvas a regional edtech conference at the Roz & Cal Kovens Convention Center. The day before the main conference, pre-conference training sessions were available on Canvas basics for instructors and Canvas system administrators. The conference provided over 30 informational sessions with a K-12, HigherEd, Partner/Vendor and Innovation […]

FIU Online presents 3 sessions at Florida Distance Learning Association Conference

FIU Online was invited to present a total of three sessions at the 2017 Florida Distance Learning Association (FDLA) conference in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The theme for this year’s conference was: “Driving Distance Learning to Excellence.” The FDLA Annual Conference aims “to share knowledge, experiences, and information concerning strategies and technologies for the advancement of […]

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 […]

FIU partners with OpenStax to promote free textbooks

Florida International University is one of 11 schools chosen to participate in the 2017 – 2018 OpenStax Institutional Partnership Program to encourage use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks on campus. FIU was chosen to participate in this strategic partnership with OpenStax after a rigorous application process that included demonstrating willingness to drive adoption of open educational […]