Online Learning Academy: Plan, Manage, and Facilitate Online Instruction

Schedule: 10/13/2020 to 11/23/2020


Registration end:  10/7/2020 3:00 PM



The Online Learning Academy (OLA) seeks to meet faculty where they are in their experience and understanding of online instruction. From these individual starting points, participants will strengthen their skills as they engage in active learning experiences in a supportive learning community. Coursework for the Academy includes videos, activities, readings, discussions, and risk-free implementation of effective online instructional strategies. This Academy is for all levels of experience in online teaching. The Online Learning Academy meets online for six weeks and expects approximately five hours a week to successfully complete learning objectives.


Who Should Attend: Faculty who currently teach online or are interested in teaching online.


Schedule: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 to Monday, November 23, 2020



Faculty should expect to spend approximately 3-4 hours per week completing this academy.


Registration open through 10/7/2020 3:00 PM EST

About Us

Department of Digital Learning


Supporting faculty in the use of technology to facilitate teaching and to extend teaching and learning beyond the classroom.

  • Learning Management System (Canvas), Kaltura, Turnitin, Checkbox Survey
  • Web technologies including publisher integrations, student response systems, blogs, video, audio, and portfolios


Empowering faculty to develop exemplary courses and integrate technology into the curriculum.

  • One-on-one consultations
  • Basic to Advanced Canvas LMS training
  • Technology tools training


Strengthening the instructional effectiveness of your Face to Face, blended and online course through informed design, proven pedagogical strategies, and strategic use of digital media, audio, video, and other Digital Learning technologies.



OLA Instructors

Diane B. Marks, Ph.D., Sr. Instructional Designer