TOPkit Workshop

2018 Workshop starts in:

Please plan to join us at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida for a two-day workshop (lunch included). This workshop is free and designed for higher education professionals in the State University System and State College System responsible for building or revising a professional development program for future online instructors. It is also appropriate for both new and returning participants. While the workshop is growing into somewhat of a conference format, this is still a workshop which is intended to be interactive with key takeaways.

3 Ways to make the most of your workshop experience

  1. Download the TOPkit Workshop app for iOS on iPhones and iPads. The app is also available for Android.
  2. Based on our experiences, we highly recommend setting specific goals in advance and listing them during your registration
  3. Report back after the workshop with your key takeaways and the action items you plan to take to enhance or implement your faculty development program


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University of Central Florida

Fairwinds Alumni Center
12676 Gemini Blvd. N.
Orlando, FL 32816

Workshop Map

Parking for the 2nd Annual TOPkit Workshop will be available in Parking Garage H. Upon exiting Garage H, walk across the wooden walkway towards the Fairwinds Alumni Center.

Recommended Accommodations

The recommended hotel is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando East-UCF. However, there are alternatives listed at

TOPkit Workshop App

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Download the TOPkit Workshop app for iOS or Android devices today!

Workshop Chair

Arifa Garman, Ed. D.

Director of E-Learning Gulf Coast State College It is our pleasure to invite you to the second annual TOPkit workshop March 14 and 15, 2018 at the University of Central Florida. The workshop is a hands-on faculty development that supports public institutions across the state of Florida. The two-day workshop will focus on our TOPkit five areas of resources which includes: Planning, Developing, Evaluating, Community of Practice and Resources. New and returning online faculty development professionals are encouraged to attend the workshop.

Workshop Coordinators

Wendy Howard

Program Director
Pegasus Innovation Lab
University of Central Florida

Ashley Salter

Instructional Designer
University of Central Florida

Alyssa Albrecht

Instructional Designer
University of Central Florida

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