About the Division of Digital Learning

The Division of Digital Learning is responsible for leveraging the latest educational technologies in support of UCF’s academic mission, with a particular emphasis on exploring innovative ways to positively impact student access, the cost of providing an education, and the quality of the learning experience.

Center for Distributed Learning

The Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) serves as the central agent for online learning at UCF, providing leadership in distance learning policies, strategies, and practices. CDL collaborates with internal and external partners to investigate, design, deliver, assess, and support online learning through faculty development, course production, and research, which are all aligned with institutional goals.

Office of Instructional Resources

The Office of Instructional Resources (OIR) furthers the academic, research, and administrative goals of UCF and its faculty through the design, application, and support of multimedia resources and services. OIR also supports experimental projects and workshops to expose faculty to new instructional technologies and encourage their effective integration into active-learning classroom practices.

UCF Online

Having access to high-quality education, no matter where you are, can help make big dreams become reality. With more than 20 years of experience providing top online degrees, UCF is a trusted source for innovative education technology. Explore over 80 online degree programs and certificates through UCF Online.

UCF Mobile

Online learning is happening on mobile devices. Research confirms 99% of UCF students own a smartphone; 80% use a mobile device at least once a week to support formal learning. Student usage of the Canvas mobile app is at 90%, with 95% of those using the app at least once a week. Mobile access to Webcourses@UCF represents 20% of all online traffic. Over the past three years, the UCF Mobile app has become essential to students for timely information, resources, and student life. Digital Learning coordinates mobile technology projects, applications, research, partnerships, and governance.

Popular Links

Website: https://ucfmobile.ucf.edu/

CDL Mobile and eTextbook website: http://mobile.cdl.ucf.edu/

Learning Analytics and Impact Evaluation

In partnership with other UCF units, Digital Learning develops and implements data and learning analytics initiatives targeted at student success and retention, particularly those that leverage LMS data. Learning Analytics and Impact Evaluation is dedicated to ensuring student success across all instructional modalities.

Popular Links

Phone: (407) 823-4910

Website: https://cdl.ucf.edu/research/

Location: John C. Hitt Library

Pegasus Innovation Lab

The Pegasus Innovation Lab (iLab) is research-based, data-driven, and action-oriented. iLab distributes seed funding to encourage pilot projects with the potential to scale and positively impact student retention, engagement, success, and access.