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Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services

Schedule of Upcoming Sessions

Canvas Basics
Thursday, January 17 at 10:00am
This workshop will focus on mastering the basics of Canvas, from creating assignments to communicating with students. Topics covered will include assignments, quizzes, grading, announcements, notifications, modules, and files.

Canvas Basics Workshop Registration
Canvas Basics Virtual Session

USFSP Online Teaching Certification
Monday, January 28 - Sunday, February 24
This four-week online course allows faculty to move at their own pace to reinforce or obtain skills that support online teaching. The resulting certification will meet the requirements of the 2025 SUS Strategic Plan for Online Learning.

USFSP Online Teaching Certification Course Registration

Leverage Social Media to Fuel Student Engagement & Learning
Tuesday, January 29 at 2:00pm
Incorporating social media into your courses can forge stronger connections with your students, foster mastery of course content, and develop social media skills that will help graduates transition into the workplace. Join OLITS for a streamed webinar about how to leverage social media strategically and intelligently in your course.

Leverage Social Media Workshop Registration

Conducting QM Research
Wednesday, February 13 at 11:00am
Interested in conducting research surrounding the standards of the Quality Matters Rubric? Want to get a publication out of all the great work you are putting into your online course? Come learn about the tools and resources available to you through QM, OLITS, and NPML.

Conduct QM Research Workshop Registration

Quick Videos with Screencast-O-Matic
Tuesday, February 19 at 2:00pm
Whether you want to walk your students through your syllabus or show them how to use a complex software, we will show you how to create short screencast videos using Screencast-O-Matic.

Quick Videos with Screencast-O-Matic Workshop Registration
Quick Videos with Screencast-O-Matic Virtual Session

Strategies for Engaging Video
Tuesday, February 26 at 10:00am
This Workshop will focus on using best practices for video creation and blending those practices with research based learning theory to improve quality of videos being used in an online course (Any course really).

Strategies for Engaging Video Workshop Registration
Strategies for Engaging Video Virtual Session

Not Met: The Most Commonly Missed Standards in QM Reviews
Wednesday, March 20 at 10:00am
Join OLITS as we discuss the most commonly "not met" standards in QM reviews and share strategies to prepare your course to meet those standards.

Not Met Workshop Registration
Not Met Virtual Session

USFSP Online Teaching Certification
Monday, March 25 - Sunday, April 21
This four-week online course allows faculty to move at their own pace to reinforce or obtain skills that support online teaching. The resulting certification will meet the requirements of the 2025 SUS Strategic Plan for Online Learning.

USFSP Online Teaching Certification Course Registration

Academic Integrity
Tuesday, April 2 at 2:00pm
Learn about ways to help promote academic integrity in your online and face-to-face courses. Tools like Proctorio and TurnItIn, paired with instructional and assessment strategies, may be effective solutions for your course.

Academic Integrity Workshop Registration
Academic Integrity Virtual Session

Improving Your Online Course
Friday, April 12 from 10:00am-3:00pm
This workshop explores the Quality Matters Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. You will use the QM Rubric to review your own online courses (in any stage of development) and create a course improvement plan based on the 21 essential Specific Review Standards. Lunch will be provided. This workshop is open to Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty and Staff.

Improving Your Online Course Workshop Registration

The Flipped Classroom: Strategies to Overcome Student Resistance and Increase Student Engagement
Thursday, April 18 at 2:00pm
Explore strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students. Find out how to identify the reasons that some students resist the flipped classroom model and how you can address those challenges to increase the likelihood that they will come to class prepared. After this streamed webinar, OLITS will host a short discussion and preview the books and resources published by the presenter.

Flipped Classroom Workshop Registration