Online Faculty Support

Missouri State student typing at a computer

Hold your classes online

Help the growing number of students who need online courses and degree programs.

Getting started

Missouri State Online is part of the Outreach division and supports faculty, students, and academic administrators in developing and growing fully online programs. 

determine your eligibility

Submit your application

Is your course eligible for a development stipend? Submit your development stipend application for consideration.

Best practices

Review policies and procedures

Use the Distance Education Handbook as a guiding document for course development and delivery.

get design assistance

Develop your course

The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) provides instructional designers to assist. You may also attend a one-week online course development boot camp.

Get production assistance

Develop your online video course

Outreach Media Production is available to help you with your online video courses production needs.

Going online. Succeeding online

testing at a distance

Scheduling Proctored Exams

Find out what options exist for conducting a test online, within student's homes, or in a testing center.

Course evaluations

Learn how courses are evaluated

See our example evaluation. Understand how they are collected and what you can do to increase the response rate in your classroom.

Excellence in distance education

Earn teaching awards

Missouri State Online offers two excellence in teaching awards annually to online faculty.

Addressing technical concerns

Many Missouri State offices support Missouri State Online faculty. 

Help via phone, email or chat

Set up University accounts

Our Computer Services Help Desk is available to assist you with your university accounts.

Get answers from the web

Search the online database

Tap into this resourceful online database.

view videos or contact us

Get Blackboard support

Check out the online learning videos or contact Computer Services Help Desk for assistance.

request assistance

Getting started with Zoom

Request a license. Receive assistance with set up and usage.