SMU faculty and subject matter experts developing a new online courses and programs are provided with support from the SMU Online Production Services (OPS) team.
The OPS team is responsible for the end-to-end initial design, and preparation of online courses and programs within the SMU Global & Online delivery and facilitation unit. The team also collaborates with stakeholders across SMU to advance online teaching quality and other digital learning initiatives. The OPS team partners with faculty and course developers to design engaging, innovative and high quality online courses. SMU’s Online Production Services assists with end-to-end online course design, technology integration and research-based pedagogy, for both experienced instructors and to those new to developing and teaching online. In addition, the OPS team’s multi-media developers help create multi-media learning artifacts for online courses offering design and development assistance—as well as full video production studio services—for building videos, animations and other digital learning materials.