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​Canvas Certification

Canvas is the LMS platform that is used by the District, and while third-party LMS platforms are available and widely used, they must be integrated with Canvas when possible. This will solve issues of accreditors being able to view discussion forums and to verify that online assignments make up a student's grade.Instructors who plan to teach in any mode which requires the use of Canvas (online, hybrid or web-enhanced) must first complete Canvas training at RCCD. This can be done fully online through Online Canvas Academy, OR face-to-face at your college with one of the District Educational Technology Trainers. In addition to basic instruction on Canvas, the Canvas training covers administrative policies and procedures for online instruction, 508 compliance & accessibility, accreditation information, as well as additional district services and resources available for distance education instructors.Check with your college's trainer for a current schedule of availability and training sessions.

For the Online Canvas Academy, sessions open each 1st of the month and close on the 30th day of the month. You can enroll at any time during the month-long session, but keep in mind - each session closes on the 30th of the month.
Ready to get started with Canvas?  Sign up for Canvas Cerification Training.

Faculty Training Calendars

Faculty can contact DE staff directly. You will find their contact information on the Faculty Training Calendar page.  Need more help? You also contact us via the Faculty Assistance form.