Learn How to Use Nexus

Tags Nexus

Nexus is the name Union College has branded it's Learning Management System (LMS)–Moodle. Currently, the College is on Moodle version 4.1.

LinkedIn Learning Course

Sign in to this excellent LinkedIn Learning course with your Union College credentials to learn all about Nexus course web sites (i.e., Moodle). It is perfect for both beginners and those faculty who are more experienced, as they can jump ahead to more advanced topics of interest.

YouTube Training Videos

The following YouTube playlist provided by Moodle.org offers how-to videos to get you started with Nexus/Moodle.  To see the entire playlist, click on this link, which will open in a new window.

Self-Directed Training Course in Nexus

Videos not your thing, or you'd prefer to go through a self-directed course actually in Nexus? Going through this will help you get a feel for the system and how your students could engage with it. Enroll in our self-directed instructor training sites in Nexus:

  • Essential Features for Teaching and Learning: The goal of this course is to provide instructors like you with an understanding of the basic functionality of your learning management system (LMS).

  • Advanced Features for Teaching and Learning: The goal of this course is to help instructors like you strengthen your existing skills, find new ways to implement your teaching strategies, and introduce new tools for managing the administrative aspects of your courses.

Quick Reference Guide

Browse through Moodle's Quick Guide for instructors for version 4.1.


If you are having difficulty or you have unanswered questions, please contact the Help Desk through the ITS Service Catalog or call (518) 388-6400.


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