Foundations of Online Teaching


Schedule: 12/1/2020 to 12/21/2020


The Foundations of Online Teaching is more than just transferring content to Canvas and grading student submissions. Just like in the traditional classroom, creating a safe and engaging community for learners to interact with the instructor, each other, and course content is critical to learner success. Join your peers as we explore ways to:

· Successfully communicate and connect with students,

· Create and deliver engaging learning activities for students

· Effectively utilize online assessment practices

The Foundations of Online Teaching is 100% asynchronous. The academy includes 3 modules (one week each) that explore: The Community of Inquiry Framework for Online Learning, Online Active Learning Techniques, and Online Assessment Methods. The focus of The focus of this training is not the technology but the use of effective instructional techniques in the online learning environment.

Who Should Attend: This training is for instructors and faculty who are teaching remotely in Fall 2020. Participants should be confident using Canvas or have successfully completed the Preparing to Teach Remotely Workshop.

Schedule: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 to Monday, December 21, 2020

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

Please click on the following link to see additional information about this Course Delivery method https://FGCU.EDU/coursedelivery


Registration open through 11/22/2020 11:59 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, Adobe Connect
  • 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.

Training Facilitators

Rebecca Yost, Instructional Designer