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|What is an online class?
Online courses were developed to increase access to Northwest courses by adults and other students who cannot attend campus-based classes because of work, family responsibilities or distance from campus.Can anyone enroll for online classes?
Students who are current or former Northwest students can enroll in an online course after consulting with their adviser. Students new to Northwest must first apply for admission to the college. Registration for online courses is conducted at the same time as campus-based courses.How much does it cost to take an online class?
The cost of taking online classes is the same rate as for the traditional classroom.
Financial Aid is available for online courses for qualifying students.How are online classes conducted?
Online classes are conducted using an educational platform called “Canvas”. When a student logs in to Canvas, a link to each online course that he/she is enrolled in will be visible under My Courses. The link takes the student to his/her virtual classroom. There, the student can read class announcements, check for homework assignments, view the course syllabus and communicate with the instructor and other students through a variety of tools such as e-mail, messaging, discussion boards, wikis or blogs.
What do I need to take an online class?
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Is eLearning right for you?
Our goal with eLearning is to reach all learning styles—visual, auditory and kinesthetic — with our online classes, and this new technology incorporated in our online classes is helping us to achieve that. Phyllis Johnson. Dean of eLearning