Western Washington University’s extended education department oversees and administers distance and online learning for the school. Western online is one element of the extended education department featuring term-based and self-paced courses. Degree and certificate program align with term-based coursework delivered via the canvas online content delivery system. Available degree programs online include human services and an education certificate for teaching non-English speakers (TESOL). A link to a canvas guide for students provides comprehensive information in handbook form for navigating the delivery program to maximize its utility and impact on learning. A student resource page covers a wide variety of topics to help guide the student through all phases of their education including a tips sheet for students with links to videos and articles for their use.