Online Course Information
TWEN, The West Education Network, is one popular option available at NUSL for providing course materials online. TWEN enables faculty to quickly and easily "create and manage courses online, access and post course materials in document pages, create assignments that your students can receive and submit, organize and participate in class forum discussions, administer online quizzes, exchange e-mails with other professors and students, and more."
All NUSL faculty may create a TWEN page by logging into TWEN with their Westlaw password and clicking Create New Course.
Professor's Quick Guide to TWEN (8 pages, pdf)
Professor's Guide to TWEN (151 pages, pdf)
Student's Guide to TWEN (4 pages, pdf)
TWEN questions: 1-800-486-4876 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The LexisNexis Web Courses system is Lexis' own version of the Blackboard Learning System. Below are basic instructions for creating and managing a LexisNexis Web Course.
To create a LexisNexis Web Course:
1. Sign on to lexisnexis.com/lawschool
2. Click on the "Web Courses" tab, then "Creation/Deletion Form"
3. At the next page, you will be prompted to select a Course Subject Area, name your Course Title, enter a Start Date, enter an End Date, and indicate the Number of Students; after making your selections, click on the Save button.
Faculty User Manual (also known as the "Building LexisNexis Web Courses" guide)
Call 1- 800-45-LEXIS (53947)
Blackboard is Northeastern University's own online system for posting, creating and managing courses. The Blackboard course roster is automatically maintained from the registrar's class list. The University has a Blackboard Faculty Information page featuring guides, tutorials, training opportunities, and tips. Contact Information Services Blackboard support for more information.
Information Services Blackboard Support