Instructional Continuity - Faculty Resources

A variety of circumstances might require you to temporarily teach your class remotely with minimal notice: a campus closure, increased absenteeism during a flu outbreak, a family emergency requiring your presence elsewhere, etc. This guide will provide you with some actions to take and resources to reference when making that shift quickly.

Want to Teach online

Want to Teach Online?  Learn about College of the Canyons' Instructor Certification training components



Explore upcoming workshops that support the development and delivery of quality online education

Research & Reports

Introduce yourself to prospective students!! Visit the Guide to Orientation Letters and submit your letter today!


Confer Zoom

Sign up for and use ConferZoom in Canvas! Videos, Guides, & recomendations for teaching synchronously online at COC.



All things Canvas for faculty! FAQs, Instructor tools -Respondus, Proctorio, Turn-it-in - Canvas Guides & More!

For the latest information and resources, please visit COC's COVID-19 Information Website

 Quick Vids 

   Short form videos on available online technologies

 Quick Links


Faculty and Staff

Log in to Canvas


Canvas: Your Online Classroom

Log into 

Username: Network login (ex. 'smith_j')

Password: e+employee ID # (ex. 'e123456')
If you do not know your Employee ID, click here.

After first-time log-in or if you do not remember your password, change your password. 

Per the Emergency Qualifications for Distance Education Instructors approved by the Academic Senate on 3/13/2020, one portion of the Online Hybrid Instructor Requirements are temporarily waived.

If you do not yet have access to your instructional course in Canvas, please make sure to attend the following training:

  1. Intro to Teaching with Canvas (in-person workshop or self-paced online course)
  2. Section 508 Accessible Design online workshop (via Zoom)

Please see the Workshop Calendar for dates and times when these and other workshops will be offered to support your transition to remote instruction.



How to Sign Up for Zoom


Open a web browser and go to:

Click on the "Sign-Up" button:

Register Button

Fill out the form accordingly then use your (ie. email account.

New Account

You will get an email from ZOOM confirming your account creation.

Click on "Sign Up with a Password"

Sign Up

You will be asked to create a password.

Welcome to Zoom

Now you're ready to sign in.


Need help with Zoom?

ConferZoom Support

Phone: 760-744-1150 ext. 1537, 1554


Using Zoom in Canvas

In College of the Canyon's Canvas instance, Zoom is titled "ConferZoom".

To Enable ConferZoom within Canvas:

  1. Enter your Canvas course
  2. Click Settings on the course menu
  3. Click the Navigation tab
  4. Click the 3 dots to the right of ConferZoom and select Enable.
  5. Click the Save button
  6. ConferNow menu item will now appear in your course menu.

 ConferZoom Settings

ConferZoom Enable

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