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 winter.  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 hours)
Employees can take this course at COC or through @ONE.

COC Course Info

ITL 106: Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning

·       100% Online Course – January 5 – February 6, 2014

·       Instructor: Kelly Burke

·       Tuition: $120.00

·       COC faculty may be eligible to receive FLEX credit (36 hours) or salary advancement credit (equivalent to 2 units).

·       To register, please visit www.canyons.communityext.net , or call Community Education at 661.362.3300.  Please direct any questions about this course to Ron Dreiling at ron.dreiling@canyons.edu . 

 

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. 

 

@ONE Course Info

Information about the @ONE course and how to register is available online at http://www.onefortraining.org/online-courses .

 



Requirement #2: Blackboard 1,2,3 (6 hours)
This course will be offered next on:

 

Saturday, February 1, 2014

9:00am - 3:30pm
Room: TBD
(There will be a 1/2 hour lunch break - please bring a sack lunch)
Presenter: John Makevich
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement


Blackboard Part 1 - Participants will learn the basics of using the Blackboard Learning System. They will learn how to request a new course, navigate the learning environment, and change basic settings of the course.


Blackboard Part 2 - In this workshop, participants will learn how to effectively work with discussion boards, groups, web links, and some basic Grade Center skills. They will also practice uploading a syllabus and course documents.


Blackboard Part 3 - Participants will learn how to effectively use e-mail, messages, and assessments in Blackboard. They will write some sample exam questions and discover how to develop a quiz from those questions. They will also be introduced to other Internet tools and products that can supplement the Blackboard experience.

 

*To register for this workshop, please visit www.canyons.communityext.net .  This workshop can be found under “Professional Development for COC Employees Only” and then “FLEX Schedule.”

 


Requirement #3: Section 508 Information Technology Compliance
This course will be offered next on the following dates:

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
3:00 - 4:00pm
BONH 106
FLEX Credit - 1 hour
Presenter: Scott McAfee
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
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.

*To register for this workshop, please visit www.canyons.communityext.net. This workshop can be found under “Professional Development for COC Employees Only” and then “Professional Development Workshops.”

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

6:00 – 7:00pm

BONH 106

FLEX Credit - 1 hour
Presenter: Scott McAfee
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
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.

 

*To register for this workshop, please visit www.canyons.communityext.net . This workshop can be found under “Professional Development for COC Employees Only” and then “FLEX Schedule.”