Nexus Course Support

Documentation and help for Nexus courses.

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Pinned Article Nexus Essentials

Nexus Essentials is a one page "tip sheet" that provides information about using Nexus (logging in/out, supported file types, etc.)

Pinned Article Tools to Extend Nexus

Want to do something in your course but can't find the tool to do it in Nexus? We've got a plethora of tools to help enhance your course. To learn more about any of these tools, please contact the Learning Technologies + Environments team for help deciding and setting up a tool in your course by submitting a request at .

Add a Choice Activity (Single Question Poll) in Nexus

Present a single question to students with multiple responses as possible answers. Choice activities are intended for gathering information only and are not gradable.

Backing Up Nexus Courses

Step-by-step instructions on how to archive a Nexus course to your local computer.

Backing Up Nexus Grades

Explains how to backup your grades from a Nexus course.

Backing Up Student Submissions

Explains how to backup the student submission associated with your Nexus course.

Embedding a YouTube Video to Nexus Course Site

Instructions on how to embed YouTube videos in a Nexus course site.

Enhancing Nexus Functionality

Information on the "Block" feature and how it can improve the functionality of your site.

H5P Nexus Basics

H5P (HTML5 Package) makes it easy to create, share and reuse interactive content and applications online.

How to Use Google Assignments with Nexus

Quickly and securely create, analyze, and grade coursework using Google Docs through Nexus. Create and analyze assignments with individualized comment bank, rubrics, and originality reports.

How to Use Turnitin with Nexus

Turnitin is integrated with Nexus and allows faculty to check student work for plagiarism, as well as give paperless feedback.

Importing Materials from a Previous Nexus Course

The process of transferring materials into a new course from an old course is explained in this documentation.

Improved User Experience with Tiles Format

Information about advantages and tutorials for Tiles Format in Nexus.

Nexus Assignments (Student Instructions)

Instructions for students on how to submit assignments in Nexus.

Nexus Wiki Essentials

Documentation for the enhanced use of the Nexus Wiki feature.

Restoring Nexus Course Backups

Instructions to restore your course from a backup.

Tracking Attendance using Nexus

Find out how to use Nexus to track attendance in your course.

Transfer Activities Between Courses with Sharing Cart Feature

Article about Sharing Cart Feature for sharing activities between courses.

Using Perusall with Nexus

Perusall is a social annotation tool that integrates with Nexus via assignments. Perusall allows students and their instructors to collaboratively markup documents, articles, websites, etc. online. Instead of reading a document and discussing it, Perusall brings the discussion to the text

Using Quickmail in Nexus to Communicate with your Students

Learn how to send an email to your entire class or selected students in your Nexus course using the Quickmail block.

Using the Ensemble Plugin in Nexus

Ensemble is now integrated right into Nexus making it much easier to give access to audio files, videos, and your playlists.