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Online Education

Faculty Resources

The Online Education Center supports faculty in the development of online and hybrid classes with training, support and the collaborative development of online learning policies and procedures.

Canvas Certification Training

By completing Canvas Certification Training, you will be able to use Canvas for online, hybrid or face-to-face classes.

We offer two certification options - one for those new to Canvas and one for those with Canvas experience.

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Canvas Resources




Explore the Canvas Instructor Guides for updated information and instructions on performing tasks in Canvas.

You may also want to join the Canvas Community to get access to updates, live broadcast feeds and discussion groups.



Online Course Rubrics

An online course rubric can be valuable in planning the development of a new course or improving an existing one. There are many rubrics available, and links to three excellent ones are included below:

Online Education Initiative Course Standard Rubric
The rubric adopted by the California OEI project in August 2014 for evaluating whether courses will be accepted for the OEI project.

CSU Chico Rubric for Online Instruction (ROI) Information
A general description of an excellent rubric, this one developed at Chico State University and free for use by other colleges under a Creative Commons license


Additional Resources

Video Hosting through 3C Media Solutions
3CMedia provides a place for faculty to upload videos and request captioning services. Register for an account and then request video upload privileges. Once your video is uploaded, you will be able to request captioning.

Online Education Advisory Committee
This committee is composed of faculty members who have taught online, Online Education staff, and tech support professionals. The purpose and tasks of the committee are to provide guidance and feedback for policies and practices developed and implemented in the services provided by the Catalyst system and Online Education Center.

OEI Accessibility How-To Webinars
Learn tips for designing an accessible online course.



Online Education

Last Updated: 6/22/17