Distance Learning at Northwest Tech
Is distance learning right for you?
At Northwest Tech, we want you to be successful. Awareness of your personal learning style and study habits can make the difference in whether you are able to succeed as a distance-learning student. The Distance Learning Assessment can help you determine whether distance learning at Northwest Tech is right for you.
How distance learning works at Northwest Tech
Northwest Tech uses a student information system, Empower, and a learning management system, Moodle. Courses may be offered using Moodle. They may or may not be self-paced courses. In those, which are not self-paced, you will need to diligently meet scheduled dates for projects and assessments that must be completed during specific time periods throughout the semester.
Accessing Student Support Services
To simplify the student experience, students may contact Brenda Chatfield, Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Affairs, or 785.890.1514. She will direct you to the proper student services support personnel.
Academic advising is available to online students via email or phone. Students also have access to counseling services, financial aid assistance and admissions support.
The technology department at Northwest Tech is available from 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Students may also submit a request through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required Equipment & Services
For most online classes a student will need a reliable computer with an adequate high-speed or broadband Internet connection.
If you have decided distance learning at Northwest Tech is right for you, apply now! The course list and admissions information is available at the following link: Admissions at Northwest Tech