Whether you’re new to incorporating technology into your classes or have been doing it for years, the Instructional Design team wants to help you get the most out of the tools available to you at La Salle University. We’re happy to meet with you face-to-face, by phone, or in a web-conference to help you use our learning management system as well as a variety of instructional tools. Please get in touch with us to ask questions, take a tour of the tools, or focus on a specific need.

We can help you:

  • get started with Canvas
  • build your course
  • use new educational technology tools
  • troubleshoot issues with Canvas and other tools
  • organize your course to help students stay on track
  • build activities that facilitate a variety of assessment methods (like peer review)

and so much more! Click on the tabs below for more information.

Jessica Morris, Senior Instructional Designer
Jessica has been a member of La Salle’s Instructional Design team since September 2011. Her favorite part of her job is working one-on-one with faculty to help them master new technologies that can enhance their instructional experiences. She also enjoys assisting in the development of new or revised courses.

Prior to joining La Salle, Jessica developed online and face-to-face professional development trainings for the U.S. government (mostly USAID). She also worked with a national non-profit organization to develop and manage a fully online curriculum that helped prepare new K-12 teachers for the classroom. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, a graduate certificate in Training and Educational Technology from George Washington University, and a master’s degree in Instructional Technology Management from La Salle University.

Nick Gogno, Senior Instructional Designer
Nick has been a member of La Salle’s Instructional Design team since November 2012. He enjoys collaborating with faculty to support digital learning tools and environments that can enhance student academic achievements. As a La Salle alumnus, Nick feels strongly that the Lasallian mission and values are integral to all instruction at the University and works to ensure that the cultural identity of La Salle is clearly represented and integrated into instructional design projects.

Nick has a Master’s of Science in Education and Instructional Technology from St. Joseph’s University and a BA in English and Secondary Education from La Salle University.  Prior to joining La Salle, he led instructional design projects, provided training in hybrid and online learning, and facilitated online courses for Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu. He also worked as an English teacher for five years at Upper Darby High School as well as serving in many other roles in technology-centered instruction, curriculum development, and web design. He views online learning as an exciting, growing field that marks a fundamental shift in the intellectual development and empowerment of today’s students.

Experiencing technical issues? Contact the La Salle University Helpdesk for assistance with

  • Canvas
  • Computer troubles
  • Email
  • my.lasalle.edu portal
  • La Salle mobile app

The Helpdesk is available through the my.lasalle.edu portal under Tools, by email at helpdesk@lasalle.edu, or by phone at 215.951.1860.

New to using Canvas for your courses? Check out the Student Guides and Resources course to get the information you need to make the most of your Canvas-based courses at La Salle University.

Students should contact the La Salle University Helpdesk for all technology related questions by