The university provides extensive resources to assist faculty with online course development and delivery.
To support the continued development and delivery of distance learning (DL) courses, funding is available annually to each college for, among other things, academic coaches to be used in DL courses.
CIRT provides extensive Canvas support, training, and guides for faculty, as well as access to 24-hour support.
Selected research about various aspects and the efficacy of Distance Learning, as it pertains to specific disciplines.
CIRT provides a four-tier faculty development model that includes a foundation course with separate learning tracks for part-time and full-time faculty, a suite of mastery modules covering a range of topics, support for online course development and quality certification, and participation in a master online teacher certification.
The Instructional Design Team is available to consult on instructional design best practices, assist in the conversion of traditional course materials to the online learning format, and provide training and development.
The University of North Florida offers online tutoring via Smarthinking to students enrolled in selected online programs.
The University of North Florida is committed to the academic integrity of its distance learning courses. Instructors may elect to use online or on ground proctoring options for exams in their DL courses in order to authenticate student identity and promote academic honesty.
Students taking a Distance Learning course are encouraged to participate in SOLO prior to the start of the course, and SOLO completion is required by several DL instructors and programs.