Professional Development

 Professional Development

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online CourseNew Workshop

(for Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty)

The Improving Your Online Course workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

Registration form for IYOC Online via Canvas (2-weeks)

Registration form for IYOC In-Person via Zoom (1-day)

Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR)

(for Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty)

APPQMR (Applying the Quality Matters Rubric) is the Quality Matters (QM) flagship workshop on the QM Rubric, which is used in reviewing the design of online and blended courses. The workshop is designed for all faculty and administrators. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM.

Registration form for APPQMR Online via Canvas (2-weeks)

Registration form for APPQMR In-Person via Zoom (2-days)

Quality Matters: Intro to Quality Matters (INTRO2QM)

(for staff, Deans, Associate Deans, Directors, and Leadership)

This workshop introduces participants to Quality Matters (QM). A brief overview of QM is provided, followed by an exploration into the question, “Why QM?” QM Rubrics and the different types of course review available are introduced. The workshop culminates in the development of a personal plan for continued engagement with Quality Matters. This course is not intended for faculty. 

Registration form for INTRO2QM In-Person via Zoom (1-day)

 You can check to see if you have completed a QM course using our search form. You can also log into Quality Matters, click My Activity, and My Certificates to view and print any QM workshops certificates. 

 NOTE: Workshop fees are only paid by the eLC when faculty and staff register for a workshop using the forms above. If faculty or staff register for a workshop though the QM website, the eLC is not responsible for any associated fees.  

NewCreating Accessible Courses in Canvas

(for Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty)


  • Discuss the challenges facing students and faculty
  • Explore simple and quick ways to make your Canvas course more accessible to all students – including those with disabilities

Registration form for Creating Accessible Courses 

The eLC is offering a number of professional development webinars during the spring semester. Click the link below to read more about the webinars offered by the eLC.

eLC Webinars

Teaching with Canvas at Collin College

The Teaching With Canvas at Collin College self-paced course prepares faculty for the first day of class. In addition, this course will introduce you to the expectations of best practices for effectively teaching online here at Collin College. Whether you are teaching on campus, hybrid/ blended or fully online, this course is for you.

Once you have completed the course, fill out the form at the end in order to receive the certificate of completion.

Use the search form to see if you have completed Teaching with Canvas at Collin College.

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Schedule a Session:

Canvas Course Shell Readiness Workshops are each designed based on the needs and expectations of individual Academic Divisions and Departments. Together, the Dean / Associate Dean and Instructional Designer will set the day/time and finalize workshop objectives. To schedule a workshop (or workshops) for your department or division, contact the Instructional Designer located on your campus. (Printable suggested course outline)

 Faculty Workshop Catalog 


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Friday: 8am – 5pm
Available via Zoom, phone, email, and by appointment
The fastest way to contact any eLC staff member:
Phone: 972.881.5870

  • The eLC creates and supports dynamic, engaging teaching and learning experiences.
eLC Campus Locations:

Frisco H207
Petra Ochoa, Instructional Designer
Jacky Perez, Instructional Technologist
Tyler Coleman, eLearning Assistant

McKinney LA232
Ben Miro, Senior Instructional Designer
Matthew Stilson, Instructional Technologist

Plano L257
Brad Hennigan, Senior Instructional Designer
Ophelia Eftekhar, Instructional Technologist
Taylor Flowers, eLearning Assistant
Madhavi Phadke, PT Instructional Designer

Wylie LB204
Bridget Vosloo, Instructional Designer
Roy Brookshire, Instructional Technologist
Jocelyn Isais, eLearning Assistant

iCollin Plano Campus J228
Francis Choy, Senior Instructional Designer
Andrew Campbell, Instructional Designer

Manager of eLearning Projects and Production
Summer Helm

Director eLearning Accessibility and Compliance
Pamela Darling-Facio
Telephone: 972.881.5914

Dean, Technology Support/eLearning Centers
Ann Blackman
Telephone: 972.516.5016