The Office of Teaching Innovation and Digital Education provides professional development resources that support teaching online through individual training, workshops, and webinars. Visit the pages below to learn more about how you can enhance your online teaching, maximize student outcomes, and be part of a community of faculty committed to innovation in online learning.

Excellence in Online Teaching

Enroll in this five-module professional development program to learn about online teaching best practices and prepare to teach online.

Quality Matters

Find out what the Office of Teaching Innovation and Digital Education is doing to achieve Quality Matters™ course and program certification and see available QM™ training opportunities.


Use our Course Quality Checklists and Toolkits to better prepare for working with an instructional designer, or to get started designing or teaching your own online course. 

On-Demand Resources

Find convenient, on-demand resources to help you with Blackboard and other online teaching challenges, including printable help.

RSI Best Practices

Refer to this growing list of resources to help you meet federal RSI policy and O-TIDE expectations for regular and substantive interaction. 

Calendar of Events

Find a workshop that supports your online teaching and course design efforts, learn from your colleagues, and register for workshops and events.

Workshop Descriptions & Syllabi

View descriptions and syllabi for currently available and recently facilitated faculty development workshops.

The Inclusive Online Classroom

Learn what it means to have an inclusive online classroom, and find strategies to help you teach in equitable and inclusive ways.

Online Learning Innovation Summit

The annual Online Learning Innovation Summit is back! A Call for Proposals and registration are available now.

Join Our Mailing List

Be the first to hear about faculty development opportunities. Sign up for our newsletter now.

Follow Us on Twitter

For the latest faculty development announcements, follow us on Twitter.

Join a Community

Join a community of practice to share a common passion or concern with your colleagues.

QM Certified Faculty and Staff

View a complete list of QM certified faculty and staff.

QM Certified Courses

Find out which UA Online courses have been peer reviewed and certified.

For Faculty Development and Training Contact:

 Email Cheryl Bosarge

Phone:  (205) 348-4860