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UCF welcomes faculty, staff, and students back to campus for the Fall 2020 semester. For information and resources related to BlendFlex and Remote instruction, please refer to UCF Keep Teaching (for faculty) and UCF Keep Learning (for students) pages. Additionally, be sure to review Our Promise to Support the UCF Community and see how everyone at the Division of Digital Learning is here to support our Knights.

The Division of Digital Learning curates newsletters and digests for UCF faculty, instructional designers, and digital learning professionals. Explore our newsletters and digests below. Subscribe to the ones that matter the most to you.

Newsletters for UCF Faculty

Webcourses@UCF Faculty Update

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The Webcourses@UCF Faculty Update newsletter focuses on the latest updates and enhancements to Webcourses@UCF. UCF faculty will find various tips, tricks, and resources for teaching online within Webcourses@UCF. This communication is reoccurring and sent to UCF faculty prior to when updates are made to Webcourses@UCF.

The Webcourses@UCF Faculty Update is sent to all active teaching faculty at UCF. There is no need to sign up for this newsletter.


Center for Distributed Learning Updates

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The Center for Distributed Learning Update contains important, need-to-know updates and announcements for UCF faculty from CDL. These communications are non-reoccurring and sent to UCF faculty on an as-needed basis.

The Center for Distributed Learning Update is sent to all active teaching faculty at UCF. There is no need to sign up for this email.


Digital Learning Updates

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The Digital Learning Update contains important, need-to-know updates and announcements for UCF faculty from the Division of Digital Learning. These communications are non-reoccurring and sent to UCF faculty on an as-needed basis.

This type of communication is sent to all active teaching faculty at UCF. There is no need to sign up for this email.


UCF Affordable Instructional Materials Initiative Subscribe

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The Affordable Instructional Materials (AIM) Initiative focuses on reducing the cost of instructional materials for students. AIM is a collaborative partnership between the Division of Digital Learning, UCF Libraries, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, and UCF Bookstore. The initiative focuses on efforts in the areas of First Day, Open Educational Resources, Library-Sourced Materials, and Affordability Counts.

Sign up to receive updates, announcements, and resources to see how you can help UCF students succeed through this initiative.

Newsletters & Digests for Digital Learning Professionals

TOPkit Digest Subscribe

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The Teaching Online Preparation Toolkit (TOPkit) is a comprehensive, openly-licensed resource that empowers those who prepare faculty to teach online/hybrid course offerings and who manage faculty development programs.

Sign up to receive tips and trends from the faculty development community. You’ll also receive important updates about the annual two-day workshop free for State University System of Florida and Florida College System employees.


TOPcast Insiders Subscribe

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The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast), hosted by Dr. Thomas Cavanagh and Dr. Kelvin Thompson, is a monthly podcast for online and blended learning professionals conducted over a shared cup of coffee. Become a registered TOPcast Insider to receive a monthly email containing exclusive bonus content, episode release reminders, and occasional interaction opportunities with the hosts.

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