Online Program Development
Resources for online and hybrid course and program development processes at SMU.
Course Modality Definitions
SMU’s modality definitions for on-campus, off-campus, hybrid, online, remote and distance education.
Guidelines for Online Course Development
Details the steps necessary to propose, approve, design, develop, and deliver an online or hybrid credit-bearing course at SMU.
New Program Proposal and Approval Process
Details the steps necessary to identify, propose, approve, design, develop, and deliver a fully online or hybrid credit-bearing program at SMU.
Program Proposal Form
Complete this form to propose a new hybrid or online program (degree or certificate). For a single course, see Online Production Services (OPS) below.
Online Production Services (OPS)
The OPS team is responsible for the end-to-end design and development of online and hybrid courses and programs within SMU Global, Online and Continuing Education. Their services include course planning, design, and updating, multimedia production, accessibility improvement, closed captioning, and Quality Matters review and training.
Intention to Teach Online
Please fill out this form to initiate SMU’s certification to teach online process.
Online Program Roles
Details the roles of the academic unit, campus services and SMU GO in the process of starting and running an online program.