We help faculty at Montana State University in Bozeman navigate their teaching mission while working with academic technology.

Course Delivery

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There are four course delivery modalities at Montana State University:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Internet or Online
  • Video Conferencing
  • Blended

Learn more about the modalities.

Tips for Course Delivery

Internet or Online

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Faculty and students engage with course materials without a specific meeting time (asynchronously).

Video Conferencing

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Students and faculty meet at a specific time and participate in real time (synchronously) using web conferencing technology.


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Offered partially online in an asychronous format and partically through face-to-face interaction, typically in the classroom.

Best Practices

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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In this webinar recording hosted by the Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement (CORA), Drs. Frank Harris III and J. Luke Wood propose equity-minded teaching and learning strategies for diverse college learners in online courses. (video 1 hr 25 min)

Accessibility for All

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We support Montana State University instructors and other academic employees making educational content accessible for students with disabilities.

Make It Easy to Be Flexible

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Be prepared to accommodate students who have to miss class.

All Best Practices

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A listing of best practices for use in developing internet or online, video conferencing or blended courses. Topics range from communication to assessment, from delivering content to accessibility.

Special Considerations in the Online Environment


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Exams can be challenging in an online instruction situation. However, there are ways to minimize academic misconduct while still ensuring that the exam accurately reflects student learning.

Teaching Labs

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Strategies and how-tos for online lab activities.

Encouraging Active Learning

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Support active learning for all course delivery modalities.

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