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College of the Canyons’ Distance & Accelerated Learning Office offers online courses, on-campus workshops and labs, and one-on-one training to support faculty and staff in delivering quality education in hybrid, accelerated, and online formats.

Canvas Training Resources for Faculty

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Online Faculty Training with @ONE

A wide variety of resources, webinars and online training courses are also available through the Online Network of Educators (@ONE), which is coordinated by the Professional Development team of the California Community College Online Education Initiative (OEI)Become a connected educator, and learn with your peers across the state - all without leaving your laptop!​
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Self-Paced Online Training with lynda.com

Unlimited access to Lynda.com for all California Community College employees at no cost through the Professional Learning Network (PLN). New courses are contually being added and updated to Lynda.com on topics of interest to online educators - from Accessibility to Canvas! Learn more below: 
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To create a Lynda.com profile, navigate to the Learn Academy of the Professional Learning Network. Next, login or register (if you are a first-time user) then click on the link for Lynda.com. — If you have been a previous user of Lynda.com and would like to transfer your previous training history, playlists, and bookmarks, you must select “yes” when asked, “Are you a current or former member of Lynda.com?” In selecting yes, it will prompt you to type in your old username and password. If you have any questions regarding signing up for Lynda.com through the Professional Learning Network, please contact support@prolearningnetwork.com.

Request FLEX credit for training completed outside of COC

To request FLEX credit for an online training completed through @One or Lynda.com, please complete the "Non-COC Provider Training form" available in your MyLearningPlan account. For more information, please contact the Professional Development office. 

Workshops at College of the Canyons 

Below are a list of workshops currently being offered at COC, all of which are eligible for FLEX creidt. Please  see the Professional Development Calendar for when workshops are scheduled to take place, and register for workshops at www.mylearningplan.com.

   
Canvas Modules
Learn how to effectively organize and define content delivery with Canvas Modules. Join us as we discuss effective instructional design practices to develop engaging, interactive, and easily navigable courses in Canvas.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
Canvas Gradebook
Get to know your Canvas Gradebook! This workshop will provide an overview of Gradebook’s features and tools, such as: Grading schemes and rubrics, SpeedGrader, Curving and grade ranges. Participants will also learn how to hide grades, message students, leave private notes and comments, and excuse assignments.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops. 
 
Canvas Tools to Increase Student Success
Learn about ways to increase student success and improve student equity in your online or hybrid course!At this workshop we will discuss effective instructional design practices to create engaging, interactive, and easily navigable courses in Canvas. We will explore Canvas accessibility and communication tools, and learn how to help students to better assess and address their online learning strengths and challenges.
 
Canvas Assessment Tools
This workshop will provide an overview of Canvas’ assessment tools: from how to create quizzes, assignments, and rubrics, to how to use Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader. Learn about plagiarism detection and online proctoring solutions available through TurnInIn and Proctorio, and about various ways to provide feedback to students.  
 
Canvas Open Lab 
Learn about the new features and tools available in Canvas, and tips on importing/exporting content into your Canvas course. Collaborate with colleagues as you set up your Canvas course for the coming semester!
 
Quest for Success
Have you ever felt as if some of your students are unprepared for online learning? Quest for Online Success is a tool provided by OEI that instructors can use to support students in online courses. We will examine ways that you can use this tool to help students better assess and address their own learning strengths and challenges.
 
OER Lisences & Resources
Learn some fundamentals of OER – the basics of open licensing, what types of open licenses exist, and how to search for content with an open license.
 
Online Conferencing - ConferZoom
This workshop will help guide you through utilizing ConferZoom, a free web conferencing tool that allows you to communicate with your class online in real-time using text, audio, screen sharing, and video. Learn how to set up your ConferZoom account and how to record and save, download and share your meeting recordings.
 
Online Proctoring Solutions
Attend this informational session to learn about an online based examination proctoring tool available to you through Proctorio. Proctorio allows monitoring, control, and review of academic integrity – all directly from the Canvas Gradebook.
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If you are interested in scheduling a one-on-one Canvas training, please contact the Distance Learning Office and let us know how we can support you!  

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