Missouri Online January support hours
Missouri Online will adjust academic technology support hours this month to meet the increased needs of faculty and students. From Jan. 3 to 7, we will maintain our usual phone, e-mail & chat support hours. Then, hours will be extended for the next two weeks before our new semester phone and chat hours launch Jan. 24.
Jan. 10-21* hours for chat, email replies and phone (855-675-0755) support
- Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jan. 24 & beyond
- Monday thru Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (chat/phone), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (email)
- Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (chat/phone)
From Jan. 10-20, we will also respond to email in the evenings and on weekends. We look forward to assisting you.*Closed Monday Jan. 17 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Course design guidance
Do you want to develop an upcoming online or hybrid course? We have two options to meet your needs.
- Designing and Building Your Online Course is a hands-on 10-week asynchronous online course that lets you work independently while benefiting from expert guidance, additional resources and peer feedback. Register now.
- Let our team pair you with an instructional designer for one-on-one mentoring. Our expert will work with you throughout the Spring semester and set you up for future success. To get started, reach out via email.
The Winter QCR kickoff window is open!
Now is the perfect time to submit your Spring semester online course for a Quality Course Review (QCR). Instructional designers have been helping instructors prepare for review since Dec. 15. Start now, before the kickoff window closes Jan. 31.
Learn more about QCR requirements for your course goals, module-level objectives, web-based learning materials and more at teaching.missourionline.edu. Questions? Contact us at Teachingonline@umsystem.edu.
Attention course-sharing faculty
Take advantage of these excellent resources that will help you deliver a seamless intercampus course experience.
- Download your course-sharing checklist, a step-by-step guide for setting up intercampus classes
- Understand the primary and secondary faculty roles
- Bookmark this page with additional resources for course sharing
Questions? Reach out to Andrea Strong, Director of Instructional Design, Program Course and Design Services, Missouri Online.
Short surveys about your support experience
Thanks to all of you who have responded to surveys about your experience with support and training. These will continue to appear whenever you take one of our training courses or contact our support team for help. Please take a moment to respond as they appear. Your feedback is essential to helping us improve our services.
Discover the latest technology updates
Don’t forget to check Notices & Alerts regularly for news about updates that can enhance digital learning like these:
- Panopto – Learn what’s new for students.
- SmarterProctoring – explore the much-anticipated new features.
- Zoom – find out about the new features for hosts, meetings, presentations and more.
Hypothes.is: now available system wide
Hypothes.is has been approved and is now available system wide in One Canvas. With this application, students can publicly or privately annotate any web page or PDF, making reading an active, social and visible experience. Thanks to all those who participated in the pilot. Register for a training session today, or learn more here.
Missouri Online was created to support digital education and encourage significant enrollment growth in online programs across our four universities. Our team of instructional designers and developers, learning technologists, student services professionals, program coordinators and marketing specialists are here to assist you.