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 summer.  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 – July 7 – August 1, 2014
Instructor: Anne Marenco
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 Anne Marenco at anne.marenco@canyons.edu or Diane Stewart at diane.stewart@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 the following dates:
 
Monday, July 14, 2014
#1F Blackboard - Part 1 of 3
3:00 – 5:00pm
HSLH 303
Presenter: John Makevich
FLEX credit – 2 hours
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
Note: Attendance at all three parts of this week’s Blackboard training are required in order to participate.
Learn the basics of using the Blackboard Learning System. In this workshop you will learn how to request a new course, navigate the learning environment, and change basic settings of the course.
 
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
#2F Blackboard - Part 2 of 3
3:00 – 5:00pm
HSLH 303
Presenter: John Makevich
FLEX credit – 2 hours
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
Note: Attendance at all three parts of this week’s Blackboard training are required in order to participate.
Learn how to effectively work with Blackboard discussion boards, groups, web links, as well as some basic Grade Center skills. You will also practice uploading a syllabus and course documents.
 
 
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
#3F Blackboard - Part 3 of 3
3:00 – 5:00pm
HSLH 303
Presenter: John Makevich
FLEX credit – 2 hours
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
Note: Attendance at all three parts of this week’s Blackboard training are required in order to participate.
Learn how to effectively use e-mail, messages, and assessments in Blackboard. You will write some sample exam questions and discover how to develop a quiz from those questions. You will also be introduced to other Internet tools and products that can supplement the Blackboard experience.
 
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014
#6F Blackboard 1,2,3
9:00am - 3:30pm
HSLH 304
(There will be a 1/2 hour lunch break - please bring a sack lunch)
Presenter: John Makevich
FLEX credit – 6 hours
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.
 
 
 
Requirement #3: Section 508 Information Technology Compliance
This course will be offered next on the following dates:
 
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
#606S Section 508 Information Technology Compliance
2:00 – 2:50pm
BONH 106
Presenter: Scott McAfee
FLEX credit – 1 hour
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.
 
Learning Outcomes:  By the end of the workshop participants will be able to interpret Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and how it applies to COC courses, programs and services.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
#4F Section 508 Information Technology Compliance
2:00 – 2:50pm
HSLH 303
Presenter: Scott McAfee
FLEX credit – 1 hour
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.
 
Learning Outcomes:  By the end of the workshop participants will be able to interpret Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and how it applies to COC courses, programs and services.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
#5F Section 508 Information Technology Compliance (Online)
2:00 – 2:50pm
ONLINE via CCCConfer (see login instructions below)
Presenter: Scott McAfee
FLEX credit – 1 hour
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
Note: CCCConfer is presented over a phone line and online, so attendees wishing to use the service should login at least 15 minutes early to make sure everything is working correctly.
 
Follow the below instructions to participate in this online workshop:
1.    Dial the telephone conference line: 1-913-312-3202 (or  *Toll free number: 1-888-886-3951)
2.    Enter your passcode: 197528
3.    Go to  www.cccconfer.org
4.    Click Teach & Confer Student Log In
5.    Locate your meeting and click Go
6.    Passcode: 197528
 
 
*To register for the Blackboard, Section 508, and ITL 106 classes, please visit www.canyons.communityext.net . The Blackboard and Section 508 classes can be found under “Professional Development for COC Employees Only” and then “FLEX Schedule.”  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 leslie.carr@canyons.edu once you have completed all three requirements.