The Center for Global Online Learning and Development collaborates to design, develop and implement online learning for UWF’s innovative future. We recognize the importance of providing our faculty with essential training and resources.
The Teaching Online section contains valuable information about working with the Center for GOLD, collaborating with an Instructional Designer, and enhancing courses with multimedia and innovative teaching strategies for UWF faculty who teach online or supplement face-to-face courses with online instruction.
Here at the Center for GOLD, our goal is to provide you with the tools and support you need to deliver an engaging and quality online learning experience for our students.
Create Your Course
Online course creation should be iterative where you write and organize, teach, and re-write and re-organize based on formative and summative assessments. Visit this page for resources on backward design, semester start and end checklists to help make course development more efficient.Create Your Course
Enhance Your Course
Enhancing your course with learning objects and activities beyond static readings and lectures will stimulate learning while making the course more dynamic and successful. Discover the most suitable tools and enhancements to present your content in a memorable and meaningful way that also aligns with your course objectives.Course Enhancements
Find Effective Teaching Strategies
Stay current with effective online teaching strategies for designing, implementing, and facilitating your course. Explore the resources here to learn more about designing and delivering your next online course.Teaching Strategies
Accessibility describes the degree to which a person can access products, services, devices or environments. Accessibility of Electronic Information focuses on the ease by which all students, regardless of ability, can access course materials. Here we discuss how faculty can ensure their course materials are accessible and usable by all students.Online Accessibility
We understand that faculty have different experience levels and training needs. We “meet you where you are at” by offering a variety of face-to-face workshops, webinars, and on-demand tutorials, to give you the best possible training and professional development to help you succeed in reaching your online teaching goals.Professional Development
Resources for Teaching Online
The Center for GOLD offers an array of resources and tools that promote student learning. Using your teaching style, course content, and learning outcomes, our Instructional Design team can help you choose the tools to enhance your students' understanding of course material through dynamic and interactive learning experiences.Resources
The Global Online Team and Canvas 24/7 Support are ready to provide assistance before, during, and after a campus closure.
Submit a JIRA Ticket
Faculty can submit a JIRA Ticket to Global Online by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing a GOLD Help Service Desk JIRA form.Submit a JIRA Ticket
Canvas 24/7 Support
Canvas offers 24/7 support via the Canvas Support Hotline, Chat, and Canvas Guides.Canvas 24 Hour Support
Contact an Instructional Designer
Global Online has an Instructional Designer Liaison for each college. Learn more about your Liaison or to view contact information by visiting our Contact an Instructional Designer page.Contact an Instructional Designer