Certification for Online Teaching

& UMSystem Initiatives

CAFE is facilitating some exciting professional development
opportunities for faculty here at Missouri S&T.

Certification for Online Teaching - FAQ

UMSystem Initiatives

  • UMTS
  • Faculty Guild


CAFE Virtual Office Hours

CAFE will be hosting open office hours. This is an opportunity for instructors who have questions to drop in and get assistance.

WHEN? Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. and on Fridays from 1-2 p.m. 

WHERE? Online via Zoom on Tuesdays and Fridays.


CAFE staff are also available to meet online via Zoom by appointment.

We’re happy to assist in any way we can. Contact us by email at cafe@mst.edu or by phone at 573-341-6713.

Tips on Teaching & Working Remotely

Need more information on Remote Technologies or teaching onLine? Click Here for information on Zoom, Panopto, Proctoring, Videos, and more.

CAFE Events

For all CAFE events check out our event calendar.


 New Faculty Orientation

  • Tuesday, Aug. 18, and Wednesday, Aug. 19
  • Learn about Missouri S&T, get acclimated to campus, and meet people who can help you be successful at S&T

Featured Services


eFellows Awards

Five proposals for provost’s eFellows grants, funded by The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE), have been awarded for 2019-2020 as part of a program which promotes innovative and collaborative course design for blended or fully online courses. CAFE provided $20,000 to fund the following five projects:

  • “Course Design: Historical Representation in Video Games (History 4281),” Andrew Behrendt, assistant professor, history and political science, $5,000.
  • “American Literature Since the Civil War, Significant Course Revision and Redesign (English 1222),” Trent Brown, professor, English and technical communication, $2,500.
  • “Philosophy 1115 Introduction to Logic,” Darin Finke, associate teaching professor, arts, languages, and philosophy, $3,500.
  • “CS Software Engineering Capstone Design (CS 4090, CS 4091),” Michael Gosnell, assistant teaching professor, computer science, $4,000.
  • “Course Redesign Computer Engineering 2210 – Intro to Digital Logic,” Robert Woodley, assistant teaching professor, electrical and computer engineering, $5,000.

The provost’s eFellows program provides funding to improve the learning environment while maximizing the physical learning facilities available for instruction. Support is provided by the CAFE instructional designers using best practices for eLearning. Projects will be piloted in at least one course section in academic year 2020, and expanded to additional course sections in the following semesters. For more information about the Provost’s eFellows program, visit http://cafe.mst.edu/fundingprograms/efellows/