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Dr. Roslyn Miller – Quality Impact Award

May 12, 2023
The winner of the 2023 Quality Impact Award is Dr. Roslyn Miller. Since March 2019, she has completed 38 total course reviews (an average of 9.5 reviews per year for the last four years), particularly in the STEM discipline. Dr. Miller provided an exemplary narrative that illustrated how she has been dedicated to quality course…

Yellowdig

March 31, 2022
At the Center for Distributed Learning, one of our goals is to investigate avenues that create more effective online teaching and learning environments at UCF. To that end, the Pegasus Innovation Lab (iLab) has been assisting faculty and staff in exploring the online discussion tool, Yellowdig, through a series of pilots from Spring 2022 –…

Quality Impact Award

March 25, 2022
The UCF Quality Taskforce sought for ways to exemplify the hard work put forth by the Instructional Design team at the Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) in regards to their tasks, relations, and contributions related to quality. Annually awarded to one assistant, associate, and/or senior instructional designer (ID) for their significant impact in UCF’s Quality Initiative, the purpose of the Instructional Designer Quality Impact Award is to recognize the efforts and impact the ID has had on UCF faculty, students, and the Quality Initiative.

AVID Event

January 10, 2022
Hosted by the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Pegasus Innovation Lab (iLab), the goal of the AR VR Innovation Discovery (AVID) event is to create a community of practice for individuals to learn about technology, share projects and innovative ideas, and create a network of individuals interested in pursuing technological practices in education. These…

AIM High Event

January 10, 2022
The UCF AIM High event recognizes faculty and staff across UCF who have made an effort to keep their required course materials affordable for students. AIM High is a result of UCF’s Affordable Instructional Materials (AIM) Initiative – a program designed to generate cost savings for students by way of First Day┬« (inclusive access) through…

CECS Virtual Labs Spotlight

August 16, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic caused higher ed institutions to quickly pivot from face-to-face learning to remote learning within a matter of weeks. This was no small task for universities and colleges, as many did not have the infrastructure in place to handle such a change. Some were more prepared for the switch due to faculty development…

UCF Apps Spotlight

January 19, 2021
Moving classes online during the quick pivot to remote instruction due to COVID-19 in March of 2020 had its challenges and hurdles. Most were handled by posting course content and resources into Webcourses@UCF. But what about software needed for courses that is only available on UCF campus lab computers? How did students gain access to…

Virtual and Remote Labs Resources

October 1, 2020
Given the rush to remote instruction due to COVID-19, many colleges have been required to turn to alternative resources to supplement instruction and activities normally carried out in person and/or on campus. The Pegasus Innovation Lab (iLab) was tasked to assemble a Virtual Labs Taskforce to support the UCF colleges and departments that are in…