e-Learning Services

Faculty and Staff Information


 e-Learning Instructor Handbook

The e-Learning Instructor Handbook introduces LCSC Faculty to their roles and responsibilities when using Canvas at LCSC.  

It is important to review the Instructor Handbook each semester.

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The e-Learning Instructor Handbook includes:

  • Note about Covid-19
  • Role of e-LS
  • Instructional Design Support
  • Accessibility in Online Courses
  • Canvas
  • Learning to Use Canvas
  • Canvas Tech Support
  • Proctored Exams
  • Official Grades
  • Recommended Software and Apps
  • e-LS Policies & Procedures


Q&A from Faculty for Fall 2020

You may have questions regarding access for students for fall 2020 in Canvas, check out the FAQ page.

e-Learning Services Faculty and Staff Support


Canvas - Lewis-Clark State College utilizes the Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas.

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Instructional Design e-Learning Services employs two Instructional Designers to provide instructors and staff with course design support and best practices for course content creation. The Instructional Designers provide support and consultation only; they do not build courses or create course content.  

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Merge Courses in Canvas - Do you teach multiple sections of a course, but want to use just one course shell in Canvas? You can request to have your courses merged.  

You can submit merge requests by emailing helpdesk@lcsc.edu or calling extension 2231. 

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eLS Work Room - The eLS Work Room is a room in the e-Learning Services office suite (SGC 214) with a computer for faculty and staff use.  The computer has Camtasia Studio and Snagit, along with a microphone for lecture capture.  A webcam can be provided upon request. The computer also has Respondus 4.0 for uploading exams to Canvas.

NOTE! The work room will be OFFLINE during the summer 2020 semester, due to social distancing protocols. 

 Qm Logo Quality Matters - Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to improve the quality of online courses and online components.  The multi-point rubric can be applied to existing online courses or used to guide the creation of new online courses.  Contact Angela Meek for more information.

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Tools and Resources - Visit our Tools and Resources page to learn about technology and campus resources that help facilitate the online learning experience.  Includes:

  • TechSmith (Snagit and Camtasia)
  • Respondus 4.0
  • Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor
  • Read&Write
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • LCSC Library
  • LCSC Accessibility Services
  • LCSC Testing Center

Access for All - To assist faculty and staff with creating ADA compliant materials, e-Learning Services promotes the concept of Universal Design for Learning when designing courses.  Follow the link to learn more about the LCSC timeline for ADA compliance, how to use UDL principles to reach all students, and the resources e-Learning Services offers.