Online Instructor Certificate


If you are considering teaching online, there will be an opportunity for you to complete the requirements for the Online Instructor Certificate this fall.  There are three components you need to complete to earn the certificate.  Upon completion of all three components, you will be certified to teach online courses at College of the Canyons.


Requirement #1: Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning (36 hrs)

Employees can take this course at COC or through @ONE.
COC Course Info
ITL 106: Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning
100% Online Course – October 6 - October 31, 2014
Instructor: Anne Marenco
Tuition: $120.00
Prerequisite: Blackboard parts 1, 2 & 3
COC faculty may be eligible to receive FLEX credit (36 hours) or salary advancement credit (equivalent to 2 units).
To register, please visit , or call Community Education at 661.362.3300.  Please direct any questions about this course to Anne Marenco at or Diane Stewart at . 
 COC Course Description
Our face-to-face and online teaching environments continue to merge.  Whether you plan to teach online or to simply integrate online tools into your current class, you need the technological and pedagogical skills to make it a success.  Participants will explore the application of learning theories for online learners; differences between face-to-face and online learning; resources for online teaching and learning; online learning tools, as well as best practices for online learning. 
Please Note: Blackboard 1,2 & 3 (see below) is a prerequisite to this course
@ONE Course Info
Information about the @ONE course and how to register is available online at .
Requirement #2: Blackboard 1,2,3 (6 hours)
Schedule of upcoming Blackboard workshops will be posted soon!
Requirement #3: Section 508 Information Technology Compliance
Schedule of upcoming Section 508 workshops will be posted soon!
*To register for the Blackboard, Section 508, and ITL 106 classes, please visit . The Blackboard and Section 508 classes can be found under “Professional Development for COC Employees Only”. The ITL- 106 class can be found under “Careers & Certifications” and then “Institute for Teaching & Learning.”
To receive your Online Instructor Certificate, please email Leslie Carr at once you have completed all three requirements.