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Let's Get Started with Canvas

Instructors: If you are a new Instructor and would like a Canvas sandbox to practice with email the DE Coordinator, Kathy Schultz at
Step by Step Instructions to log into Canvas


Canvas Support

Canvas Tutorials - Time Savers

Setting Up a Canvas Enhancement  
Online Support and Help
Online Readiness for Students
Canvas Pages with Tabs
Files and File Management
Desktop Capture with Screencast-o-matic
Creating Rubrics
Managing Discussions
Duplicating Pages in Canvas
Grade Book Management
Extending Time & Attempts for Quizzes
Weight Groups and Drop Lowest Scores
Adding A Grading Scheme
Setting Up ConferNow Zoom
Creating An Exemplary Module
Welcoming Home Pages

Training and Workshops


All instructors teaching fully online or hybrid courses are required to be take EDUC 50 or provide proof of previous approved training. If you are interested in developing and teaching a course for a Stipend check out the Online Course Development Proposal Form. 

Course Development Resources

Online Course Design Rubric - updated 10/19/18
Online Course Design Rubric Checklist 
Rules of Engagement for NetTutor
Explanation of ROE for NetTutor 
OEI Student Success Handbook for Using NetTutor Services 
Open Educational Resources
Best Practices for Creating Accessible Word Documents 
Columbia Colleges Faculty Distance Education Handbook 
The Teach Act- Fair Use and Copyright Information (from ALA)
Columbia College Distance Education Plan 
California Community College Chancellor's Office - Distance Education
Updating Faculty Directory Pages
Open Proctoring Policy 

 Updated 3/4/2019

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