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CNM Distance Learning

Welcome to CNM's Distance Learning Department! Online courses are taught by CNM faculty and maintain the same educational standards as those of the traditional classroom with the additional flexibility and convenience of learning built around your schedule. These webpages will provide you with the resources to help you succeed.

New for Faculty! CNM Learn Copy Request Form

Distance Learning will be implementing a new Faculty Course Copy request for distance learning and web-enhanced courses.  For the Summer 2014 term faculty can choose to use the new form, for the fall 2014 term the copy requests will be required.

The purpose of this new process is to ensure courses are right sized, deployed using the DL Classroom, and copied correctly.

To Access the copy request form click and open the following PDF (Requires Adobe Acrobat Pro), Course Copy Request or Word, Course Copy Request. To submit your request: Save your form and email it as an attachment to

  • CNM faculty members Kevin Dooley, HWPS and Brandon Morgan, CHSS conducted research on best practices in online course design and the implementation of the DL Classroom at CNM. Attached is their review, New Distance Learning Classroom at CNM

Take a tour of CNM's Teaching and Learning Online 1010 course a 2013 CNM Learn Exemplary Award Winner!

Course Tour - TLOL-1010 is the first course instructors take on their path to receive an online teaching certification at CNM. Throughout the course, we instill the importance of best practices for online instruction with an emphasis on interaction, collaboration and learner support.

Distance Learning Department Quality Statement

To create an environment of continuous quality improvement in the Distance Learning Department that generates processes and systems, which support and strengthen CNM's mission, vision, values and goals.


Student Resources- Information and resources for distance learning students

Faculty Resources- Information for faculty developing and teaching online courses.

Distance Learning Quick-Links

Become a CNM student- Want to take online classes at CNM? You will first need to apply and register.

Schedule of Classes -Online classes are listed in the class schedule. To locate online, blended, or hybrid courses under "Session" select the type of course you are interested in. NOTE: online classes will show 'TBA' in the time, days and where fields.

  • Online- 100% of coursework is done online
  • Hybrid- 50% of coursework is done online and 50% is done face to face in the classroom
  • Blended- 51% - 99% of coursework is done online
Distance Learning Virtual Lab

Learn the skills to be successful in distance learning classes.

This self-paced lab is free, and it's available all year long!

Login to CNM Learn- Once you have registered for an online, hybrid, or blended course; your course will be listed in CNM Learn on the first day the course is scheduled to start.

CNM Learn Technical Help- EMBANET Help Desk provides free 24/7 online and phone support for CNM Learn.

CNM Learn Drop-in Lab Schedule- Need help navigating the online learning environment or just need a refresher? The distance learning department offers drop in lab hours to help you at the beginning of each term.

Contact Us- The distance learning staff is here to assist students and faculty. If you have any questions complete the form.