Welcome to Nicholls State’s guide to offering your course content remotely.


The Office of Distance Education has a variety of resources available to you when moving your course online and ensuring continuity of instruction during scheduled or unscheduled absences, inclement weather, or other situations.

Your first steps to moving courses online

  • Identify and transform content to Moodle
  • Explore additional ways to enhance your course
  • Use the following resources to get started
  • Contact the Office of Distance Education for remote teaching support

best practices


Before building your online course, review some materials on best practices from other educators.

online assessments

Online Assessments

Multiple strategies exist for assessing student learning in an online environment. We offer resources on assessment options while ensuring academic integrity in your courses.

Faculty development

Faculty Development

These are the professional development opportunities that are available to any faculty member involving online or media-enhanced courses.

resources for faculty


Various resources to help you build and deliver your online course. Includes free textbooks and virtual labs.

Online forms

Forms and documents

Links to templates for your online course and online forms for you and your students including drop/add a course and extending a course.

accessibility for all

Accessibility for All

Ensure that your online courses are accessible for all students and ADA compliant by implementing Universal Design tips and utilizing various technology tools.



Page dedicated to Moodle. Nicholls uses Moodle 3.8

resources for students

Student Resources

Resources for online students to help navigate the world of online learning including campus support services.


Video Tutorials

Videos created by Distance Education on various topics including Moodle and other online tools.

The owner of this website has made a commitment to accessibility and inclusion, please report any problems that you encounter using the contact form on this website. This site uses the WP ADA Compliance Check plugin to enhance accessibility.