Faculty Resources

The links below will provide you with quick access to the most requested information from our faculty.

Canvas Support Hotline (833-574-1133) available 24×7
If you need help with Canvas, they are available and offer offer assistance any time of day or night within 30 seconds. This is the best first step when you need assistance.

Online Help Requests It’s not a Canvas question, but you’re not exactly sure who to contact? Click on the link to send an email directly to the Office of Online Education, and we will make sure the right person receives and responds to your question.

New Online Course Development Request To begin your application to develop and teach a new online course, please fill out this form.

Online Teacher Registration Certification The HSU Online Certification Course is designed to equip you in developing an online philosophy to successfully teach an online course. In this training, you will experience online learning from a student’s perspective, examine online teaching behaviors, see best practices, course design, social presence, faith integration as well as basic and advanced online teaching and course design principles. This course will give you the tools and confidence to teach excellent online. Completion of this course is required for full-time and adjunct faculty at Hardin-Simmons University.

Frequently Asked Questions

Required by HSU policy to develop and/or teach an online course at Hardin-Simmons.

No, this course certifies you to teach online. This is not Canvas certification.

No, this course is about teaching online. Technology is the avenue. Although, you will learn some new skills along the way too!

The course is two weeks long.

Yes, there will be an online webinar that you can attend live (recommended) or can watch later if unable to attend at the time of the live webinar. The rest of the course can be accomplished at your own pace. However, there will be assignments due at certain times/dates throughout the course.

There are approximately 4-6 hours per week of time required to complete the weekly objectives.

Yes, there are two textbooks and you can view those on the syllabus.