Faculty & Staff

Welcome to the Faculty Resource Center for SHSU Online!

Recently, you may have noticed that Blackboard is looking a little different than it used to. SHSU has successfully upgraded to Blackboard 9.1.8, which gives you a new and improved user interface as well as new options for integrating content from the web and creating interactive assignments for your students.

For more information on the various resources that we offer, please select a topic below.

Blackboard Login
Wish to login to your Blackboard account? You can do so here.
Training Opportunities
Take a look at the faculty development sessions offered by SHSU Online and sign up for the course you need. Choose from classroom-based face-to-face sessions or completely online Blackboard how-to courses. A list of the available faculty development sessions and the sign up form for these sessions can be found here.
Need Technical Support?
Why not contact the SHSU Online Technical Team?

Our Technical Team is located on the main SHSU campus and is staffed year round (excluding holidays). We provide technical support via e-mail, chat and remote utilities for the quick issue resolution. For more information concerning the SHSU Online Technical Team, please visit our page here.

Phone:  936-294-2780   Email:  delta@shsu.edu

Hours of Operation:  Mon-Sat, 7am-Midnight


What is an Online Class?

Student works on her laptop for class

The following is an excerpt from the THECB (The Higher Education Coordinating Board) Rules, Chapter 4, Subchapter P section 4.275 Definitions. For more information about THECB visit www.thecb.state.tx.us.



(8) Distance Education -- The formal educational process that occurs when students and instructors are not in the same physical setting for the majority (more than 50 percent) of instruction.

(9) Distance Education Course -- A course in which a majority (more than 50 percent) of the instruction occurs when the student(s) and instructor(s) are not in the same place.

(10) Distance Education Degree or Certificate Program -- A program in which a student may complete a majority (more than 50 percent) of the credit hours required for the program through distance education courses.


Need Training?

Sign up for our faculty development sessions now using our online form! Or, try our step-by-step tutorials in the Blackboard Faculty Resource Center.

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