Information for Faculty
Resources and information for FGCU faculty teaching online courses.
Course Design, Development, Delivery, and Management
Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) used at FGCU. The Department of Digital Learning can assist you with the design and development of your online courses. For more information, visit Digital Learning.
The FGCU Library Services is dedicated to servicing Online Learning faculty. For more information, visit https://library.fgcu.edu/.
e-Mail, Gulfline, and Network Support
Information Technology Services at FGCU provides support for the university's e-mail system, Gulfline, network, and more. For more information, visit https://www2.fgcu.edu/bts/index.html.
Technology and Training
Canvas LMS Training
Visit Digital Learning training for the current schedule of Canvas workshops.
Visit the Digital Learning Resources page for tutorials on Turnitin, Kaltura and more.
Recommended Minimum Hardware Configuration
FGCU's Information Technology Services department maintains a Computer Recommendation list. Use this list to assess a computer that you own, or if you are considering the purchase of a new computer.
If you are considering the purchase of a new computer, review the discount purchasing information on the Information Technology Services website.
Internet ConnectivityCheck your local internet service providers for options for off-campus internet access.
The software you use to develop and manage course material will vary based on your
needs and preferences. The software commonly used to create material for an online
◾Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
If you are purchasing software, review the discount purchasing information on the Information Technology Services website.
When you become an FGCU Faculty, an FGCU E-Mail account is established for you. Review the New Faculty and Staff information available on the Information Technology Services website for more information.
The Canvas LMS also has conversations that is separate from the FGCU e-mail. For more information on Canvas communication, call (239) 590-7024 to speak with an Instructional Technologist.