Department of Digital Learning

Online Learning Academy II


 Online Learning Academy II begins Tuesday, March 9, 2021


 Registration Ends: 3/3/2021 11:59 PM


Registration open through 3/3/2021 11:59 PM EST



The Online Learning Academy II (OLAII) seeks to meet faculty where they are in their experience and understanding of online instruction. This Academy is designed for instructors/faculty who are experienced facilitators in the online learning environment. Completion of the Online Teaching Academy prior to enrolling in OLA II is not required but is strongly encouraged. Coursework for Online Learning Academy II includes videos, activities, readings, discussions, and risk-free implementation of advanced user online instructional strategies. The Advanced Online Learning Academy meets online for eight weeks and expects approximately five hours a week to successfully complete learning objectives.




You will explore, discuss, and effectively apply

  • “Designing for Learning” techniques
  • Methods to foster community, student persistence, and success
  • Online student motivation strategies


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



This offering of the Online Learning Academy II will take place completely online within a Canvas course. You will not be expected to attend any sessions on campus. Participants will receive an invitation to the course prior to the start date.





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.

OLA II Instructor

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