Online Learning Academy: Plan, Manage, and Facilitate Online Instruction

Tuesday April 28 to Monday, June 2 Virtual




The Online Learning Academy (OLA) seeks to meet faculty where they are in their experience and understanding of online instruction. From these individual starting points, participants will strengthen their skills as they engage in active learning experiences in a supportive learning community.




Tuesday April 28 to Monday, June 2 Virtual


Registration open through 4/23/2020 3:00 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.



OLA Instructors

Christopher Jordanek (CJ), Asst. Director Instr. Design


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


Melissa Rizzuto, Ed.D., Instructional Designer


Nicky Khattapan, Ph.D., Instructional Designer