Distance Learning Resources
The department of computer services offers a campus-wide network of support for distance learning. You will find many resources below to assist you.
Please follow the links below for more information on the following topics.
- How to create a computer account
- Blackboard assistance
- Campus email
- Reset Your Password
- Wireless Accounts
We are here to assist you. If you have any questions, please contact the computer services help desk.
Software for Home provides Missouri State University faculty with information for obtaining software for their home computers.
Library Access and Services for Distance Learners
Distance Education Faculty Update
The Distance Education Faculty Update will provide faculty at MSU with the latest events, polices and developments coming out of the online division, iCourses and MOOCs of Missouri State Outreach. Please give us your feedback and suggestions for how we can improve our communication channel with you, the faculty!
View 2011 Sloan-C report survey results of the and survey info-graphics (scroll to bottom of page to heading "2011")
The mission of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is to serve the instructional community at Missouri State University by promoting the enhancement of teaching and learning environments for all teaching modalities, improving student learning outcomes by providing guidance and support toward the understanding and implementation of best practices, and providing leadership in the creation and implementation of assessment plans for programs and classrooms, including the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).
Best Practices for Teaching and Learning
Missouri State University Libraries – Services for Faculty
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If you would like Training/Familiarization for the Video Conferencing System you will be using please contact the Distance Learning Engineers listed below at least a week prior to your Conference/Class to arrange for a Training Session. Training during your class tends to produce unsatisfactory results.
ITV (Video-Teleconferencing) Springfield help or any ITV question during normal hours of operation:
Phone calls receive priority handling, use e-mail for prior coordination or after conference comment. If there were technical issue/s with your conference and you wish to leave an after conference comment, please be as descriptive as possible.
Joe Strong 417-836-6421 JoeStrong@MissouriState.edu 8:00am to 5:00pm M-F Chief Distance Learning Engineer
Calvin Avery 417-836-5002 CalvinAvery@missouriState.edu 10:00am-7:00pm M-F Distance Learning Engineer - Days
Chris Sartin 417-836-6078 CSartin@MissouriState.edu Noon- 9:00pm M-F Distance Learning Engineer - Evenings
If there has been prior coordination for your conference we will normally be able to contact the Facilitator/Technical help for non-Springfield ITV sites for you.
For help outside of normal hours, please coordinate prior to your event or work down the list.