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Coleen Arviso, Director of E-Learning
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Phone: 505.786.4152

NTU E-Learning Goal
NTU's E-Learning goal is to expand access to higher education opportunities for individual and community members of the Navajo Nation and other through electronically offered classes. Distance learning and online teaching technology will be used to provide relevant and timely coursework, information, and training to enhance the learning experience by removing the barriers of both time and place. Once the distance education program is fully implemented, students can enroll at NTU from off-campus computer labs or home. The E-Learning office is located on the main campus.


E-Learning Mission at NTU
The mission of the E-Learning Department at Navajo Technical University is to provide quality instruction through electronic-based accredited courses to enable students to attain their educational goals. The E-Learning department is committed to student success by supporting efforts to ensure that quality online education and support services are available to learners through a variety of technology resources. The department will extend the offerings of Navajo Technical University courses to the community and beyond through E-Learning.



  • Support and encourage the internal development of the e-learning program by promoting and providing guidelines for training, inclusion of e-learning courses in instructor workloads, and technical support.
  • Provide informational resources and support services for students enrolled in online courses.
  • Identify and address Instructor and student needs in teaching and learning online.
  • Encourage and support the use of the Learning Management System (LMS) and other technologies, in both face-to-face and online learning environments.
  • Encourage the sharing of effective technology-enhanced teaching and learning practices among Instructors.
  • To identify, provide, expand, and coordinate the development of quality courses and programs to meet the needs of e-learners.
  • Increase the number of students who live in and around chapter houses (especially remote chapter houses), who attend NTU using E-Learning tools to complete degree programs and/or start their higher education experience.
  • Achieve accreditation for associate and baccalaureate degrees offered online through NTU's LMS.
  • Evaluate periodically and comprehensively every facet of the E-Learning program and use these results to restructure and improve the program.


Policies & Procedures

Online (ONL) Courses
Course offered fully online using Moodle or some type of learning management system or web presence to enhance the course.

Online Education Committee
Academic Year Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 and Summer 2017

NTU Online Learning Readiness Quiz
Is online learning for you? Online Learning requires computer skills, communication skills, and to be a motivated self-starter. Complete the online readiness for online learning by filling out the following assessment to get a good idea of your readiness.

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Skyhawk Email
Log into your student email (Skyhawk Email) to correspond with your instructors via email.

Student Resource
NTU provides many best practice resources available to online learners. NTU has a variety of online and on-site resources available to students taking online courses. Take advantage of the available resources to use to become a successful online learner.

Faculty Resource
NTU provides many best practice resources to enable instructors to design, develop, and deliver high quality distance learning courses. Instructors also take advantage of one-on-one faculty development opportunities, as well as hands-on technical training.

State Authorization and Complaint Resolution
Navajo Technical University has been approved by the New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED) to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. NC-SARA Website


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