Supporting instruction

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Please find below various resources that support instruction, including information on instructional modes, objectives, alignment, assessments and open educational resources (OER).

Campus support

Campus-specific resources and training events for faculty.

Professional development

We provide professional development opportunities to educate, prepare, and equip instructors with the skills and tools necessary for teaching and designing courses online. 

Student engagement

Learn more about keeping your students engaged through interactive course design and the incorporation of sequenced and varied assessments.

Testing and assessments

An overview of supported options for proctored testing as well as ideas for alternative assessments.

Objectives and alignment

When considering the learning process, there are subtle differences between goals and objectives. Being able to identify these differences can assist faculty in fine-tuning the overall roadmap of a course.

Instructional modes

Missouri Online has a variety of course instructional modes- online, hybrid, and traditional- to meet the needs of students and faculty.


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Intercampus course sharing

The course sharing program enables faculty to reach students from any University within the UM System by allowing the students to enroll in a course using their regular home campus registration process.