Using data sourced from FEMA, the City of Houston, NOAA, and Sam Houston State University, SHSU Online has created a web-based mapping application, titled "Crisis As A Driver for Innovation," that enables faculty members to explore the positive impact of their hard work in creating a shortened 7B semester in Fall 2017.
Assistant Professor Ricardo Montelongo, of the College of Education, appeared in a Teaching in Higher Ed audio podcast episode in February 2018, "Creating Immersive Learning Experiences in Online Courses.”
In mid-February, six staff members from North-West University (NWU) in South Africa visited Sam Houston State University. The group of digital education practitioners made the journey to Huntsville, Texas to ask questions around delivering services that could support blended learning.
When faculty members call SHSU Online’s Support Desk, they're not just reaching a real person... they're reaching a Bearkat, often one who has taken online courses similar to the ones you may be teaching.
SHSU Online is pleased to offer a number of faculty development opportunities for April 2018. This month we have a brand new webinar and an update for one of our self-paced online options.
The Continuing Education Department at SHSU partnered with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office this spring, training their staff in CPR and AED. The department will also soon offer a series of fast-track Allied Health courses.
At SHSU Online, the question “How can I add extra credit to my Grade Center?” is asked often by instructors who use the Blackboard grade book to present grades to their students. In the Blackboard Grade Center, faculty members can provide extra credit to students in three ways.