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The Office of Distance and Extended Learning is committed to supporting faculty engaged in distance learning by providing information on distance learning initiatives, polices, and support services at Texas State. In addition, you will find information on topics related to distance learning course development, professional development, quality measurement, and assessment. If there is a need for information that you do not find addressed on this Web site, we invite you to contact our office and let us know. 

Marketing Your Courses and Programs

Several opportunities are available to market your distance learning courses and programs to a potentially larger student audience. In addition to Texas State’s distance learning Web site, courses and programs may also be posted at no charge on the Web sites of the Texas State University System, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Electronic Campus of the Southern Region Education Board. If you would like additional information on how you might get your courses and programs listed on these Web sites, contact the director of Distance and Extended Learning at

 Award for Excellence in Online Teaching

The Office of Distance and Extended Learning in the Division of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the annual Award for Excellence in Online Teaching. This award will recognize and reward superior online teaching, provide models of excellence for fellow faculty, and encourage all faculty to continue to perform, improve, and advance their online teaching pedagogy. For more information, see the Award for Excellence in Online Teaching page.