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Covering Controversial Topics in a Polarized Classroom 

Controversial topics in higher education are far from a new phenomenon, but the pressures of teaching in the era of call-out culture have introduced a new layer of vulnerability when approaching certain topics within the classroom.   Many instructors, out of fear of backlash, choose self-censorship or avoid controversial topics entirely. However, avoiding relevant topics is […]

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FIU Online’s Incredible Interns: “Pantherns”

Each year, FIU participates in a community-wide Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP). This program runs in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. SYIP connects high school students with paid part-time internship opportunities across the university. This exposes them to the world of higher education administration. Additionally, it helps them gain invaluable skills that can be […]

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FIU Online Hosts First Academic Leadership Summit

FIU Online’s inaugural Academic Leadership Summit was held in late February in the Graham Center Ballrooms. The event was designed specifically for administrators involved in the management, planning, and evaluation of FIU’s online programs. This summit aimed to demystify the orchestration of online learning at FIU and orient administrators around the State University System quality […]

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FIU Online Interns Get Innovative

Each year, FIU participates in a community-wide Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP). This program runs in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. SYIP connects high school students with paid part-time internship opportunities across the university. This exposes them to the world of higher education administration. Additionally, it helps them gain invaluable skills that can be […]

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FIU Online Ranked No. 1 for Quality Matters

Committed to academic excellence, FIU Online achieved a remarkable feat. The university has now climbed to number one ranking nationally for Quality Matters (QM) certified online courses. “Online is the campus of the future,” says Kenneth G. Furton, Florida International University’s Provost and Executive Vice President. “FIU has always been committed to quality online instruction […]

Top 10 Ways FIU is Changing Online Education

We make opportunities for our students.Increased access to education equals more opportunities for students. Florida International University’s online degree programs are specifically designed for key industries, such as computer engineering, cybersecurity, public health, and hospitality, which need employees. FIU Online delivers education to students anywhere they are, and our fully online students don’t have to […]

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Study.com ranks FIU among top 10 Most Affordable Online Schools in the U.S.

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented hurdles for many. While universities grappled with educational continuity and remote learning, many students experienced added financial hardship. Despite these new realities, Study.com ranked FIU No. 8 in the nation for Most Affordable Online Colleges in the country. As a provider of quality online learning for more than 20 years, and known […]