NOVA has a variety of tools and technology resources available to help you with class rosters, grades, email, Blackboard, eNOVA/eMeeting, the NOVA library system and the Administrative Information System. Check out the technology resources offered at NOVA to help make you more efficient and stay current.
Academic continuity refers to the college and faculty efforts of continuing course work despite disruptions due to an extended closure or emergency situation.
A great reference is the Quick Guide to Getting Started Using Technology Tools for Faculty and Staff.
Access NOVA Resources:
Use the Administration Information System to reconcile your PCard, review your budget, and monitor the business processes at the College. Training materials and training schedules are located on the AIS website. Click on myNOVA to access AIS.
Canvas & Educational Technology Support Services implements and manages college-wide instructional technology projects, and helps faculty and staff choose and effectively use technology solutions that improve student outcomes.
Use the tutorials to learn the Canvas learning management system, maintained by the Virginia Community College System. Click on myNOVA to access Canvas.
Check out the faculty services to assist you with Distance Learning.
Links to a variety of tools and technology resources available to you to help you do everything from check class rosters, enter grades, check email from anywhere anytime, use Canvas and Zoom, access the NOVA library system remotely to complete processes in the Administrative Information System, plus lots more.
Log in to your official NOVA email on or off campus.
Locate information about your official NOVA office email.
Are you ready to move your course online in an emergency? The Go! Kit can help you do just that. This kit provides tips and resources for teaching online in a emergency. You might find it useful to print a copy of the kit ahead of time. Most importantly, please be sure your students understand your plan for continuing instruction in the event of an emergency.
More help for going online in a hurry, creating supplemental instruction for students, or reminding you about key things from technology training sessions on instructional technology tools.
Hybrid courses are courses that meet less often than standard classes, substituting with online resources and online instruction in place of some face-to-face class meetings. You can only offer Hybrid classes with permission from your Dean, you must follow the specific college format for listing them in the Schedule of Classes, and all Hybrid instructors must be Certified for Hybrid instruction by NOVA before teaching their first Hybrid class. Certification classes are scheduled regularly and announced through email to all faculty.
Contact technical support for all your computer, email, LAN, Web, telecommunications, campus wireless connection needs and more.
Open Computer Labs are available for you to use on each campus.
Check out NOVA's own video streaming channel on YouTube.
WordPress allows you to easily create and maintain a NOVA blog for yourself or your office. A NOVA blog is a great way to communicate with your students, colleagues and the general public.
Use the Student Information System to locate your class rosters, enter your grades, view degree progress reports and more. Click myNOVA to access NOVAConnect.
Get NOVAConnect support from the Office of College Information Systems.
Use these online educational resources to search for books, articles and websites; contact a librarian and/or find research tools.
View NOVA's guidelines and regulations.
Technology training resources at NOVA cover a wide variety of current instructional and enterprise technologies, with tutorials and workshops available in face-to-face, webinar, and online formats.
Video Services provides video production and delivery support services to the college community.
Learn about Google Apps for education.
This free online software training and support provides short, easy-to-view tutorials that gives you just-in-time answers to your "how do I do that?" software questions. Here you can access more than 35,000 online tutorials for 100 software applications.
Check out the Web applications that combine data and/or functionality from more than one source, including Flickr Wrappr, Twitter Answers, Quick.as, Webmunisum, HousingMaps, BlogWorth.
Zoom is NOVA's Web Conferencing Tool. Zoom allows participants to connect to virtual meetings and instructions from their computer, mobile device or phone. Zoom is easily accessed through myNOVA or Canvas. Visit the Academic Continuity Faculty & Staff site for more information.