This Online, self-paced training provides an overview of Canvas, including layout and settings, how to build, organize and edit content, effective online communication tools, and Canvas assessment tools.
FLEX credit – 4 hours
Section 508 Information Technology Compliance
Find out how to ensure that your departmental purchasing, usage, and design of information technology is compliant under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Learn how to make web pages, electronic content, and software compliant with this state and federal law, known as Section 508. Learn what the law requires, how accessibility guidelines affect your department, and how to make sure your use of information technology is compliant.
FLEX credit - 1 hour
Introduction to Online Instruction (IOI)
This five-week, 100% online course (taught in Canvas) is offered free at COC through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Introduction to Online Instruction explores the application of learning theories for online learners; differences between face-to-face and online learning; resources for online teaching and learning; course management systems and online learning tools; and best practices for online learning. The class is designed so that participants will experience the components of an online course from both student and instructor perspectives.
Prerequisite: Canvas Training
FLEX credit – 36 hours*
*Full-time faculty can accrue FLEX credit up to the number of hours the class meets (2 units = 36 hours, e.g.) OR apply 2 units toward salary advancement (see COCFA contract). Adjunct faculty can receive FLEX credit as well, though not to exceed the limit per semester as outlined in the adjunct faculty contract. For more information, please contact CETL@Canyons.edu
Alternative: Complete the equivalent fee-based training “Introduction to Online Instruction” (ITL) through @One