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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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 […]

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Top 7 Things You Must Know about Canvas- For Faculty

Recently, the Florida Board of Governors selected Canvas as the state’s preferred Learning Management System (LMS). Prior to making its recommendation, the Florida Board of Governors administered a survey to faculty, administrators, instructional designers and students. Compared to Blackboard and Desire2Learn, Canvas rated higher in all 13 categories. Canvas uses a hosted service framework with […]