Get Organized: Setting Up Your LMS So Your Students Can Get What They Need

| January 16, 2019

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Your Learning Management System (LMS) should make life easier for both you and your students. It's important to set up your LMS in a way that makes your content easily accessible. The best LMS organization systems are intuitive and user-friendly, meaning they are able to stay one step ahead of the user to provide them with the information they need.If your LMS is currently a jumble of information, don't worry. Figuring out an organizational system that makes sense for you can take some time, and it's ok if it's a work in progress. These 3 organizational options are great jumping-off points for putting your content together in a way that makes sense for your classes.Organizing your course information by topic makes it easy for students to find what they need. This is the most straightforward setup, and while it takes the least amount of time to organize, it doesn't lend you a lot of control over how and when students access different information. Organizing by topic can be a great start, but you may eventually want to step it up in chronological order or self-paced organization.

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Northwest Nazarene University, a private, Christian university located in Idaho’s Boise Valley, is committed to a holistic education, that develops students intellectually, socially, physically and spiritually. Founded in 1913, NNU offers courses at its 88-acre residential campus, as well as online and at extension campuses in Idaho Falls, and in 35 countries around the world. With more than 80 undergraduate programs, plus 16 master’s degrees in six different disciplines, four Education Specialists degrees and two doctoral degrees, NNU prepares students for servant leadership in diverse professions and disciplines.

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