Online Instructor Certificate

 

 
Become certified to teach online at COC this fall!
 


If you are considering teaching online, there will be an opportunity for you to complete the requirements for the Online Instructor Certificate during the fall 2014 semester.  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
·       100% Online Course – Oct 6 - 31, 2014
·       Instructor: Anne Marenco
·       Tuition: $120.00
·       Limited to 12 participants
·       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 .  Go to “Careers & Certifications” section, and then “Institute of Teaching & Learning,” 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
·       Prerequisite: Blackboard 1,2,3  (6 hours)
 
 
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)
 
  
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday --  Sept 22, 23 & 24
2:30 – 4:30pm
9/22 & 9/24 in HSLH 233
9/23 in HSLH 234
Presenter: Anne Marenco
FLEX credit – 6 hours
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
* Attendance at all three parts of this week’s Blackboard training are required in order to participate.
 
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.
 
 
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday --  Nov 3, 4, & 5
2:30 – 4:30pm
11/3 & 11/5 in HSLH 233
11/4 in HSLH 234
Presenter: Anne Marenco
FLEX credit – 6 hours
Strategic Goal: Technological Advancement
* Attendance at all three parts of this week’s Blackboard training are required in order to participate.
 
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
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
2:00 – 3:00pm
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 OutcomesBy 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.
 
 
 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
2:00 – 3:00pm
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 OutcomesBy 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.
 
 
 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
3:00 – 4:00pm
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.
 
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 OutcomesBy 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.
Teach and Confer
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Meeting Details
Status: Active
Title: Scott McAfee - Section 508 at College of the Canyons
College: Santa Clarita CCD
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Section#/CRN/Ticket: 508
Presenter/Instructor: Scott McAfee
Term: Fall
Closed Caption: Yes
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11/18/2014
3:00 PM
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11/18/2014
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4:00 PM
60

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Telephone conference line: 1-913-312-3202*
Participant passcode: 194145
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Phone: 1-760-744-1150 ext 1537 or 1554
Email: clientservices@cccconfer.org
 
 
Monday, December 8, 2014
1:00 – 2:00pm
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 OutcomesBy 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.
 
 
 
 
*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”. 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.