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An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

FIU Online Insider is excited to announce the upcoming development of an in-depth series dedicated to all things UDL in Online Education, but first, this article will introduce the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. What is the Universal Design for Learning?  The Universal Design for Learning framework was developed in 1984. The founders, Dr. […]

Constructing Quality Matters Courses with Brent Huffman & Eugenio Jaramillo

2 Professors Constructing Quality Courses

While preparing to present at FIU Online Con 2022, CultivatED, instructors Brent Huffman and Eugenio Jaramillo shared their experience in constructing quality courses with the Insider. Both Huffman and Jaramillo teach as adjuncts in the Moss Department of Construction Management program, part of the FIU Engineering and Computing department. The “Constructing Quality Courses” presentation‘s aim […]

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Uplifting Assignments Spark Joy for Your Gradebook

FIU Online’s Insider Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective uses of technology for the online environment. Chicken Noodle Soup For Your Gradebook reviewed non-traditional learning activities and the process used to imagine them, in order to help you create assignments you enjoy grading. Instant Replay: Chicken Noodle Soup For Your Gradebook Grading […]

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High Impact Techniques for Quality Course Design

FIU Online’s Insider Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective uses of technology for the online environment. #QualityGoals: HIIT – High Impact Imperative Techniques for Online Quality Course Design reviewed the Panther Quality Course Design Initiative, the general standards of the QM Rubric, and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance process. […]

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Rubrics to Create Valuable Learning Experiences

FIU Online’s monthly Insider Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective ways to use technology in an online classroom. One of the latest webinars in the series,“Rubrics that Rock”, provides faculty with the resources to develop impactful rubrics. Overall, the best rubrics are objective, transparent, and equally serve everyone in the online classroom. […]

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Supporting FIU Students with Disabilities

This webinar was presented by the Online Quality Manager at FIU Online, Jessica Rodriguez, who highlighted the importance of subject matter experts and instructional designers creating accessible online content with strategies that provide the best learning experience for all learners. Instant Replay: Collaborate to Comply – Supporting Students with Disabilities In Fall 2020, we had […]

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Understanding the QM Rubric

FIU Online’s monthly Faculty Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective ways to use technology in an online classroom. The recent Understanding the QM Rubric webinar offered a crash course on Quality Matters. It included an explanation of the underlying principles behind the QM Rubric and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance […]