• Why quality matters

    Quality online courses remove obstacles to learner achievement and are easier to navigate. They result in better learning outcomes and a better student experience. Find out how our quality review process helps ensure the quality of online teaching and learning at FSU.

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  • Is your course emergency ready?

    It can be with FSU's Emergency Module. Simply import the module into your Canvas course site to access emergency resources, sample messaging, surveys, and tools to help you communicate with your students and make up class time in the event of an emergency.

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  • Why accessible course content matters

    FSU is committed to providing an inclusive learning environment for all students. Making instructional content accessible means students have alternative ways to interact with course materials. We offer tools and training to help you ensure your Canvas course is accessible for all.

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Are you a student interested in distance learning and related services?
  Visit distance.fsu.edu.


How can we help?

Welcome to the Office of Distance Learning (ODL). Our services to students, faculty, and staff support student achievement in technology-mediated learning environments. Explore our offerings and find out how we help online teaching and learning take flight:

Browse online programs and services at distance.fsu.edu

Online Course Design | Instructional design, media development, and pedagogy resources for departments and instructors offering online courses

Online Program Development | Administrative support for departments creating or managing online programs and for prospective and current distance students

Training & Workshops | Workshops, webinars, and one-on-one training to promote quality instruction and support faculty and instructors teaching online

Teaching & Learning Technologies | Support for technologies that enhance teaching and learning, including Canvas, FSU's learning management system

Assessment & Testing | Coordination of on- and off-campus proctored testing, form scanning services, and administration of FSU course evaluations

About ODL | Information about the Office of Distance Learning, including our mission, commitments, latest news, and how to get in touch

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Graphic illustration of ODL's services: online development, online support, technology support, and assessment testing