E-Learning Services, part of the School of Learning Resources, provides assistance to faculty, staff, and students to help maximize their online teaching and learning experience. We offer coaching in online course design as well as training for a variety of teaching applications used at NNU.
Our Mission Statement
The mission of E-Learning Services is to support the efforts of the NNU community to effectively use e-learning technologies in teaching and learning. We promote the use of the best practices in online education and providing excellent customer service.
Canvas is the newly implemented Learning Management System that Northwest Nazarene University uses to conduct fully online courses and to supplement face-to-face courses.
A do-it-yourself station for creating streamed video and audio is available in Technology and Media Resources (Wiley Learning Center 119), should you need training on how to use the station, an E-Learning TA is available to train you. Simply fill out a help request at help.nnu.edu.
NNU licenses this plagiarism-detection software to encourage academic integrity. Support and training materials are available for both faculty and students.
Web 2.0 Tools
More and more instructors are choosing to use blogs,wikis and podcasts to engage their students. NNU licenses Learning Objects Campus Pack to make this easy.
E-Learning Services also provides assistance with a variety of other uses of technology, including the use of Microsoft Office, copyright and fair use issues, and the use of screen-capture software.
Schedule of Learning Opportunities
E-Learning Services provides on-site training on several different learning technologies at various times throughout the year. Please our Schedule of Learning Opportunities page for a list of dates for upcoming trainings.
E-Learning Student Staff
E-Learning TAs are available to train faculty and adjuncts in course development using Canvas and other online technologies, such as:
- how to set up your gradebook
- how to create online tests
- how to prepare streamed media
To request assistance from an E-Learning TA please visit help.nnu.edu and fill out a new help request.
Technology and Media Resources
Our help desk is the department of Technology and Media Resources, which provides support to all employees and students regarding Canvas courses and user accounts, NNU email, computer access, phones and other applications. Frank Estell is the executive director of TMR.
Telephone: (208) 467-8111