W.W. Norton

Engage every type of learner and help your students succeed with Norton textbooks and integrated learning tools. 

  • Written by faculty development experts, this peer-to-peer teaching guide offers concrete steps to help any instructor strive to ensure all historically underserved students have an equal chance of success. 
  • We offer ongoing instructor workshops and lectures for students and instructors. Instructor workshops feature a range of topics, from active learning to using our digital products effectively in your course. Some of Norton’s best-selling trade and college authors give lectures for students and instructors. 

Getting Started

Instructor Resources

Using Norton Content in Your Canvas Course 

To add a Norton external tool assignment to your Canvas course: 

  1. Add a new assignment to your course. 
  2. Under Submission type, choose External Tool 
  3. In the URL field, enter the URL provided by your Norton representative. 
  4. Click the Load This Tool in A New Tab checkbox 
  5. Click Save & Publish 

Student Resources

Using Norton with Your Canvas Course

To access your course’s Norton assignments: 

  1. Click on the Norton assignment link in your Canvas course. 
  2. Select the option to register or purchase your Norton registration code. 
  3. If you already have a registration code, either from a new textbook or purchased from the ISU Bookstore, enter the code when prompted. 
  4. If you do not have a registration code, select one of the online purchasing options. 
  5. After entering your registration code, you will see a list of available course activities. 


This tool is available to students when purchased as part of their course materials. 


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