FIU Online Ignite Apex & Spark Awards

FIU Online Earns Ignite & Service Awards

Florida International University (FIU) recently acknowledged FIU Online and its staff members in a couple of award ceremonies. Ignite Campaign Awards Each year FIU recognizes departments and individuals for their generosity to the Ignite program. Ignite is a fundraising campaign that encourages employees to donate to a fund benefiting students through scholarships. Contributions are directed […]

Faculty Webinar Series: Creating Instructor Presence in Your Online Course

Faculty Webinar Series Launched

Faculty Webinar Series Launched For those who were able to participate in our inaugural FIU Online Faculty Webinar Series, thank you for joining! FIU Online launched the series to explore topics important to our online faculty.  February’s webinar featured instructor and online learning expert, Kona Jones, in the session titled, “Creating Instructor Presence in Your […]

FIU Online + Cognii Partnership

Artificial Intelligence Tutor Provides Personalized Learning

Through its latest endeavor in the field of emerging technologies, FIU Online continues its commitment to student learning and innovation, while fostering a high-quality teaching environment using artificial intelligence. Recently, FIU Online partnered with Cognii, a Virtual Learning Assistant (VLA) utilizing natural language conversation, to improve the quality of online learning. Applying Cognii Artificial Intelligence […]

30 under 30 Learning 2018

“30 under 30” Learning Leadership Title Awarded

Every year Elliott Masie’s Learning organization recognizes 30 individuals under the age of 30 for their leadership accomplishments in learning field. Recently FIU Online Senior Instructional Designer, Erika Huezo, earned “30 under 30” recognition for 2018. “30 under 30” Learning Program After she became aware of the “30 under 30” program, she reached out to […]

FIU Online Conference 2018 Recap

On Friday morning, November 2nd, 2018, two hundred and twenty-two people traveled to FIU’s waterfront Biscayne Bay campus to attend FIU Online’s 17th annual FIU Online Con. The conference opened with an empowering keynote from an internationally recognized and seriously creative multimedia artist, Phil Hansen. Through his innovative and jaw-dropping approach to working within his […]

Banner for Faculty Choice Award Winners Sound Off: Top Score in Gamification

Faculty Choice Award Winners Sound Off: 2017 Top Score in Gamification

If games, like many courses, are about mastering challenging tasks at increasing levels of complexity, then gamification means exploiting that shared dynamic in our instructional design. Dr. Lukas K. Danner, our next featured Faculty Choice Award winner, won the 2017 Top Score in Gamification for his CPO3103 Politics of Western Europe. Insider caught up with Professor Danner […]

FIU Online Con 2018

Join us at the FIU Online Conference 2018

Our FIU Online Faculty are at the forefront of online learning, continually engaging in methods of improving the student experience through innovative course design and delivery. The annual FIU Online Conference provides our faculty the opportunity to discover new instructional technology and innovative learning tools, enrich courses that are engaging and high in quality, and […]