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Instructional Continuity, New 1NSU Resources Page, Upcoming Training and More

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Check out the New 1NSU Resources Page

Now is a time to share our best practices and resources for teaching online and working remotely. A new webpage has been created to do just that. The 1NSU Resources page can be found at It contains a collection of resources from contributing colleges and departments throughout the University. Topics range from best practices in teaching online and setting up a home office to managing teams virtually. You can also get ideas on alternative educational plans. There is plenty more to explore as well!  Don’t miss out, and check out some of these valuable resources.

We Welcome Your Input

Does your college or department have some additional resources that you think might benefit other faculty and/or staff?  Please share. If you would like to add to the listing at please send your contribution to

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Instructional Continuity From an NSU Faculty Member's Perspective

As an example of one of the 1NSU Resources Page, Dr. Steve Kramer shares his perspective on the Instructional Continuity. Dr. Kramer was asked to represent HCBE on the President’s Coronavirus Preparedness Team and felt that he is able to help the general NSU faculty population make a quick and effective transition to online by putting together a way to “teach then to fish” in a new way. 

To read Dr. Kramer's perspective on Instructional Continuity, click here

Transitioning Online - Instructional Continuity

Faculty should have a continuity plan in place for any potential disruption in campus operations that may affect your classroom or course delivery. With this in mind, the Learning and Educational Center has prepared an Instructional Continuity page of resources. 

For the Instructional Continuity Page, click here.

Canvas Course Template Overview

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As a part of the Learning and Educational Center's effort to promote course quality and academic success, we developed a Canvas course template to help make creating and taking an online course as easy as possible. The course template is preloaded with a Home page that features the acknowledgment of the Academic Honor Pledge and contains pertinent course content placeholder items such as:

  • Getting Started
  • Meet Your Instructor
  • Course Modules
  • Student Resources
  • Technical Help

To learn more about the Canvas course template, click here

Canvas Basics Training

This presentation is focused training for the professor whom never used Canvas Before. Topics include: How to login, How to Navigate the various areas of Canvas, How to get Help, How to create course content including pages, files, assignments, discussion boards, quizzes. How to use the grade book, and how to use the speed grader.

Monday, March 23rd, 2020 10:00 AM 
Registration URL:

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 2:00 PM

Online Teaching Technology Toolbox

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The Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT) has prepared a useful online teaching technology toolbox. This toolbox includes resources for Respondus, Zoom, Canvas, VPN, and Office 365.

For the Online Teaching Technology Toolbox, click here.

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Instructor Training: LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

This month, Respondus is offering daily trainings for LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor. Pick an online training session that works for you, and we’ll see you there!

To register, click on the Continue Reading Article button at the bottom.

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Zoom Training Information

To equip you for your success with Zoom, OIIT will be hosting several live, online training sessions.

There are several training options available. 

To register for a training session, click the Continue Reading Article button at the bottom

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