Online Instructor Certificate
Learn how to teach online! Earn your College of the Canyons Online Instructor Certificate!

There are three required training components to earn this certificate:            
  1. Complete the online Introduction to Online Teaching & Learning course (36 hours)
  2. Complete Canvas Communication / Assessment & Organization/Content workshops
  (4 hours)
  3. Complete Section 508 Information Technology Compliance" workshop (1 hour).
 
Introduction to Online Teaching & Learning - Online Course (36 hours)
Introduction to Online Teaching & Learning 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.

Employees can complete this course @ONE. COC faculty may be eligible to receive FLEX credit (36 hours) or salary advancement credit (equivalent to 2 units). Read the full course descirption and register for available upcoming @ONE courses at http://www.onefortraining.org/online-courses


Canvas Workshops - Communication/Assessment & Organization/Content (4 hours)
 
Canvas Organization/Content (2 hours)

This workshop will compare the differences between Canvas and Blackboard. We will also examine how to create content (upload, add items, applications, etc.), implement class organization (syllabus, calendar, groups, etc.), and demonstrate the use of Canvas Commons.

 

Canvas Communication/ Assessment (2 hours)

This workshop will compare the differences between Canvas and Blackboard. We will also demonstrate the communication tools (Email, announcements, notifications, etc.) and explain student assessment (Tests, gradebook, feedback, etc.).

 
 
 
Canvas Workshops are listed below and at at www.canyons.communityext.net (under "Professional Development for COC employees"). Please sign up at least 24 hours in advance of the workshop date so that your Canvas shell can be created.

Organization / Content (2 hours)
​Communication / Assessment (2 hours)
Friday, February 5, 2016
1:00 – 2:50pm
BONH 106
 
Thursday, February 25, 2016
9:00am – 11:00am
BONH-106

Saturday, February 27, 2016
8:00am – 10:00am
BONH-106

Friday, March 4, 2016
2:00pm – 4:00pm
BONH-106

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
#597S Canvas Organization/Content
5:00pm – 7:00pm
BONH-106

Monday, March 14, 2016
5:00pm – 7:00pm
BONH-106

Friday, March 25, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
BONH-106

Thursday, March 31, 2016
8:00am – 10:00am
BONH-106

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm
BONH-106
Monday, February 1, 2016
1:30 – 3:20pm
BONH-106

Monday, February 22, 2016
#602S Canvas Communication/Assessment
9:00am - 11:00am
BONH-106

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm
BONH-106

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
BONH-106

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
5:00pm – 7:00pm
BONH-106

Thursday, March 17, 2016
2:00pm – 4:00pm
BONH-106

Friday, March 25, 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm
BONH-106

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
8:00am – 10:00am
BONH-106

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
BONH-106
 
 
 
 
REQUIREMENT #3: SECTION 508 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMPLIANCE (1 HOUR)
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 your 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.
 
 
See below for a list of upcoming Section 508 Workshops.
These are also listed online at www.canyons.communityext.net  (look under "Professional Development for COC employees only") 
 
New workshops will be posted soon!
 
 
 
  
To receive your certificate, please email Leslie Carr at leslie.carr@canyons.edu once you have completed all three requirements.