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Faculty Support Services

NSU's Learning and Education Center serves as a faculty resource center for promoting pedagogical innovation and teaching excellence. Resources are available to support teaching practices and strategies.

Canvas Resources

Canvas will be NSU's official learning management system (LMS) as of Fall 2018.


Lynda.com

Looking to expand your skills? Lynda.com is learning platform that offers educational content that helps anyone to accomplish personal and professional goals. Courses are broken down into micro-learning units that are easily accessible anytime, anywhere on your mobile device or desktop system. Lynda.com offers a wide variety of courses on various subjects including audio, business, design, development, and home computing. Cultivate your creativity with a course in Adobe Photoshop,3D animation, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Excel and many more.


Syllabus Management

Dynamically generated syllabi for all NSU courses are managed through this AppCentral application. Each college creates their own custom syllabus that includes course and college information so faculty can focus on the sections they are responsible for. These syllabi are available to students via a link which will be automatically included in Canvas and Course Wizard search tool.


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GoToTraining is a user-friendly online classroom collaboration and meeting tool. To learn how to get started with GoToTraining click on the link above.


Turnitin

Turnitin provides plagiarism prevention services, and digital grading products to educational institutions around the world. The Turnitin Building Block extension in Canvas gives users of the Canvas Learning System the ability to use Turnitin products within their Canvas interface.


NSU Voicemail

The NSU VoiceMail is a unified messaging solution that provides you with a single - point of access to voice, fax, and text messages. NSU VoiceMail allows you to create, send, forward, reply, retrieve, and listen to voice, fax, and text messages from your desktop computer or using the telephone.


Opinio Resources

Opinio is an application used to create professional surveys and polls and can be used in Canvas or to gather feedback outside of the Canvas environment.


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Dive in head first with SharkMedia and explore the latest trends in digital media recording, presentations, live and on demand videos, and other forms of rich media content, anytime, anywhere. Use CaptureSpace to record your presentations, screen, webcam, audio and an assortment of peripherals.


Turning Point Resources

Turning Point is an interactive classroom response system that consists of remote devices that can be used to poll large groups, gauge comprehension or gather statistical data.


WebSTAR

WebSTAR is available to all student, faculty and staff members. Employees are able to sign up for benefits, view pay stub information and tax forms. Faculty members can view their courses, contact students, and enter midterm and final grades. Students can use WebSTAR to register for classes online, view grades and transcripts and also pay tuition and fees.


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