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SHSU Online
Faculty Development Sessions

Take a look at the faculty development sessions offered by SHSU Online and sign up for the course you need by clicking the button at the bottom of this page. Choose from classroom-based face-to-face sessions or completely online Blackboard how-to courses.

Need more information on the sessions listed below? Check out the session descriptions.

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Online Certification Series

The fully-online Teaching Online with Blackboard Certification Series Cohort II starts in mid-fall 2014. Go through 4 fully online courses with your peers and experience an online course from the perspective of your students.

Cohort starts in October 2014 and ends in December, 2014

  • Blackboard Learn: Course Building
  • Blackboard Learn: Communication
  • Blackboard Learn: Assessment
  • Teaching Online: Strategies for Success

Main Campus Sessions


  • 09th - Blackboard Learn: Course Building
  • 10th - Blackboard Learn: Communication
  • 11th - Blackboard Learn: Assessment
  • 16th - Blackboard Learn: Social Profiles & Learning Tools
  • 17th - Incorporating Video in a Blackboard Course
  • 18th - Blackboard Learn: Rubrics
  • 23rd - Feedback Strategies in Your Online Course
  • 24th - Respondus Lockdown Browser: Assessment Protection


  • 07th - Achievements: Badges in Blackboard
  • 08th - Blackboard Learn: Blogs, Wikis & Journals Oh My !
  • 14th - Blackboard Learn: Adaptive Release
  • 15th - Blackboard Learn: Groups & Grades
  • 16th - Blackboard Learn: Rubrics
  • 21st - Blackboard Learn: Course Building
  • 22nd - Blackboard Learn: Communication
  • 23rd - Blackboard Learn: Assessment
  • 28th - Blackboard Learn: Rubrics
  • 29th - Incorporating Video in a Blackboard Course


  • 18th - Blackboard Learn: Blogs, Wikis & Journals Oh My !
  • 19th - Blackboard Learn: Adaptive Release
  • 20th - Feedback Strategies in Your Online Course


  • 09th - Blackboard Learn Copying Course Content
  • 10th - Achievements: Badges in Blackboard
  • 11th - Blackboard: 1st Week Strategies