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Educational Technology

Welcome to Educational Technology! This is meant to be a resource site for Ohio Northern University Faculty and Staff who are actively pursuing the use of technology in teaching and learning.



The Moodle Course Request process permits instructors to select and create only those course(s) that they prefer to offer through Moodle. 

To create your Moodle course; 

1.  Open a browser of your choice (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE)
2.  Type, copy or click on this link:
3.  Enter your Username and Password
4.  Click on LOGIN
The page that opens will list your semester courses with a tab titled Create this Course in Moodle
5.  Click on the Create this Course in Moodle tab 

NEW features in moodle 

To learn how to use some of the new or updated features in Moodle 3.1 release, please click on the links below to watch short video tutorials. 

Assignment grading
The assignment grading interface has been updated to convert documents to a PDF for annotation and commenting.  Assignment can now be graded on a single screen and easy to navigate between student’s submissions.  Video tutorial

Recycle bin
The recycle bin allows instructors to retrieve and restore course elements they have mistakenly deleted.  Contents will be permanently deleted after 7 days.  Video tutorial  

Forum enhancements
The News forum has been renamed to Announcements for newly created courses.  Forum discussions can now be pinned to the top of the list and permalinks let you link directly to a selected post to share.  Video tutorial

Editing section titles
Course editing can be done more faster by changing the section titles without leaving the course page.  Video tutorial

In-page confirmations
When you edit a page, a confirmation message appears on the same page instead of being redirected and sent to another page.  Video tutorial


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the educational technology staff or email

Joseph Blankson, PhD
Educational Technology Manager     
Biggs Engineering 117
Phone: 419-772-2823
Fax: 419-772-3101
Chandra Dunbar
Pharmacy Instructional Designer and Technologist    
Robertson-Evans 257
Phone: 419-772-2494
Fax: 419-772-1917
Sharyn Zembower
Instructional Designer and Technologist
Biggs Engineering 117
Phone: 419-772-2311
Fax: 419-772-3101


Listen to one faculty member's experience with Educational Technology.