Online Education Workshop Calendar

See the calendar below for an overview of what's taking place this week, and for the links to join online. To view workshops taking place today, select the "Agenda" tab (on the right-side of the Calendar) 


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Intro to Zoom & Office 365 Apps

Learn how to use Zoom, an easy to use video conferencing tool that allows for multiple participants, audio and video sharing, screen sharing, working on a whiteboard, recording, and more. In addition, learn how to access and install Microsoft Office 365 applications while off-campus. Presented by Hsiawen Hull, Director, COC Technology Services

Keep Teaching with ConferZoom

This 90-minute webinar provides an overview of how to get started with Confer Zoom to host virtual class session, including an overview of basic (host controls, chat, share screen, record) and advanced meeting features (polling, whiteboard, breakout rooms).Presented by Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Faculty Mentor CVC-OEI/@ONE. ConferZoom slide deck

You Don't Have to Reinvent the Wheel! Explore the Canvas Commons

Join Instructional Designer Tracie Bosket, to learn about the Canvas Commons, a free repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons contains templates, modules, assessments, and more shared by educators that can be imported in your course. 

Section 508/ Accessible Design

This Section 508/Accessible Design training with Scott McAfee, COC Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSP&S) Coordinator, will cover the basics of accessible design for our electronically accessible courses, web pages, and content. Learn how to design accessible documents, Canvas pages, and other required design elements for your digital and online content.

Creating Accessible Content in Canvas

Join Cheryl Chapman, Instructional Designer CVC-OEI, for a special session focused on instructors who only teach face-to-face and are using Canvas for course materials and to maintain instructional continuity. Follow a few quick steps to create accessible pages in Canvas by chunking your content, adding accurate heading styles, tables, alt text for images, lists, and accurately captioned videos. Creating Accessible Content slide deck

Canvas Accessibility

This presentation by the CCC Accessibility Center, covers the basic accessibility practices to implement in Canvas when transitioning to the online environment. Resources identified in the video include:

Getting Started in Canvas

In this presentation, Shawn Valćarcel, CVC-OEI Instructional Designer, will walk through the process of adding your course content to Canvas, organizing it in modules, creating a welcome page, and setting up assignments. Getting Started in Canvas slide deck 

Grading in Canvas

Explore the Canvas Gradebook features, tools, and settings with Trudi Radtke. Learn best practices for rubrics and assignment groups, and how to use the Speedgrader to view, evaluate, and provide feedback on student submissions. 

Canvas Rubrics

Rubrics allow instructors to communicate criteria for grading assignments and explain qualities that characterize performance at difference levels. In this workshop, join Trudi Radtke in exploring best practices for setting up, building, and using grading Rubrics in Canvas.

Intro to Teaching with Canvas

This introductory workshop, Chloe McGinley, COC Online Education Coordinator, will walk through the essentials for getting started in Canvas and building accessible course content. Learn how to upload your syllabus, make a Home page, create an Announcement, and build an Assignment, enter Grades and provide feedback, and view your course in Student View.

Collecting Student Work with Canvas Assignments

Now that you're switching to temporary remote teaching and learning, Canvas provides you with a simple way to allow students to submit their work. Come learn about Canvas assignments with Helen Graves, CVC-OEI Instructional Designer. 

Get to Know the New Canvas Gradebook

Join Chloe McGinley, College of the Canyons Online Education Coordinator, to explore the Canvas Gradebook features, tools, and settings. Learn best practices for rubrics and assignment groups, and how to use the Speedgrader to view, evaluate, and provide feedback on student submissions. 

Online Proctoring with Proctorio

Proctorio is a remote proctoring service software that works within Canvas, using a Chrome extension. Proctorio can monitor the behavior of test takers and conduct online student authentication. At this workshop, we'll explore how to enable Proctorio in a Canvas exam, set the controls for each exam, and view the results from the Proctorio Gradebook.

What Does It Mean To Teach Remotely? Ideas for Remote Instruction

Learn how to use Zoom, an easy to use video conferencing tool that allows for multiple participants, audio and video sharing, screen sharing, working on a whiteboard, recording, and more. In addition, learn how to access and install Microsoft Office 365 applications while off-campus. 


Remote Teaching for Instructional ContinuityResources for Instructional Continuity

Instructional, Student Services, and Shared College Resources


College of the Canyons offers a variety of professional development opportunities to ​​support Instructors in the development and delivery of quality online education. These trainings are provided in coordination with:


Additional professional development for online instructors

Visit the Online Network of Educators for:

Visit the California Community College Vision Resource Center for free online training through Linked In Learning. 

For information on receiving Flex credit, please contact College of the Canyons Professional Development