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Creating & Sustaining Effective Online Discussions

FIU Online’s monthly Faculty Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective ways to use technology in an online classroom. The fourth webinar in the series “Creating and Sustaining Effective Online Discussions”, provided faculty with tools and strategies for designing engaging student-based discussions that foster critical thinking.   Instant Replay: Creating and Sustaining Effective Online Discussions […]

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Meet Zoom, FIU’s New Web Conferencing Tool

After a successful yearlong pilot, we’re happy to announce that Zoom will become FIU’s official web conferencing application for real-time course lectures, meetings, and tutoring. Members of the University community, including the Division of IT, FIU Online, and faculty representatives, found that the vast majority of users in the pilot familiar with FIU’s web conferencing […]

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 […]

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Affordability Counts Program Grows Beyond FIU

Great things are happening at FIU Online! For example, Affordability Counts is being offered to other Florida state schools, along with a new revamp of its website. Affordability Counts encourages faculty to adopt free or low-cost materials when developing their courses and recognizes those faculty who have proactively made changes to make materials less costly […]