Download student contact information and the roster from MySam should you need to get in touch with your students. You can access a class list (roster) on MySam. From the Faculty tab, navigate to the Faculty Self Service Links, and click on "Class List (with photos)."
Provide students written instructions within your syllabus on how you will communicate with them during crisis scenarios.
Remind students to download or print a copy of the syllabus.
At the beginning of the term/semester, send your students a welcome Blackboard announcement/email that includes your contact information. Suggest that they hold on to the message until the end of the course in case they need to get in contact with you.
Back up copies of any prepared teaching materials prior to the start of the term/semester in case you are unable to access the files on the SHSU network.
We recommend storing your class content in your Blackboard course. (All SHSU classes, including face-to-face, have a pre-built Blackboard shell. There is no need to request an online shell for your face-to-face class).
Prior to a campus closure, verify you can access the following elements from home: