Online Production Services

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.

 Online Production Services LogoThe 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.

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Course Planning and Design

Work with a designer to plan and develop your course.

Students collaborating.

Video Recording and Editing Services

A multimedia specialist will work with you to record and edit videos to use in your course.

Course Updates & Maintenance

We will help you tweak your course to keep it up-to-date and ready for the new semester.

Accessibility Review & Improvement

We will work with you to improve the accessibility and inclusive design of your course.

Closed Captioning Services

We provide consultations and suggestions to ensure your course is ADA/WCAG compliant.

QM Professional Quality Review

A certified QM Reviewer will provide recommendations to help your course meet QM expectations.

QM Training

Participate in an on-campus QM course with our certified QM Facilitators.