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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Faculty Choice Award Winners Sound Off: 2017 Innovative Course Design

Recently, Insider has checked in with previous Faculty Choice Award winners to inspire you to nominate your own course (the deadline is October 5, 2018). Our next featured winner is Educational Psychology professor, Dr. Melody Whiddon-Willoughby. Be sure to join us at FIU Online Con 2018 when we announce the 2018 winners. Meet Dr. Melody Whiddon-Willoughby […]

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Faculty Choice Award Winners Sound Off: Student Engagement with Dr. Ritchie

Since 2014, the Faculty Choice Awards for online courses has become one of the most anticipated events at the annual FIU Online Conference. Each year, faculty self-nominate a fully-online course for an award in one of five categories: Student Engagement, Innovative Use of Open Content, Innovative Course Design, Creative Tool Use, and Top Score in […]