Office of Distance Learning

CCI’s Larry Dennis returns to faculty after 17 years of service as dean

As a nuclear physicist with an interest in information technology education, it’s safe to say that Larry Dennis likes to wrestle with complex, ambiguous problems. Now, after more than a decade as dean of the College of Communication and Information, Dennis has returned to the faculty to spend more time focusing on and solving intricate […]

FSU adopts new Learning Management System

Florida State University is transitioning to a new learning management system (LMS) to manage academic coursework for students and instructors. Canvas will replace the current LMS, Blackboard, in Spring 2018. An LMS is a software application that delivers and manages instructional content and typically handles student registration, course administration and the tracking and reporting of […]

Faculty members honored for service to online education

The Florida State University Office of Distance Learning celebrated faculty and mentors for their contributions to online education during the 2015–2016 Distance Learning Awards held Nov. 16 at the Alumni Center Ballroom. The fourth annual event recognized the outstanding work by the university’s distance learning community to promote effective practices for distance learning across all […]