OAB Resources


Course Development Resources

  • A Course Framework is available through Canvas Commons.This can be added to any course from Canvas Commons. Using this framework meets 10 of the required standards of the Online Course Template Checklist.
  • OAB Self-Review Directions - All faculty are encouraged to complete a self-review of their course(s) using the OAB rubric in the Custom Review area of the Quality Matters online portal. The information you gather in the self-review is very useful to include in the Course Worksheet.
  • Access the Quality Matters site to start a self-review, Course Representative submission of the Course Worksheet, and to attend QM free webinars.
    • If an individual registers for a fee-based workshop through the Quality Matters site, they will be responsible for the cost of that workshop.
    • Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) and other QM workshops are at no charge to the individual or department only if registered through the eLC.

 Adopting an Approved Template

  • Your District Discipline Lead and District Discipline Dean have access to course templates and are able to share course content with you directly. 
  • Contact the eLC and request a copy of the template.
  • How to Import a Canvas Template
Online Resources

 Teaching with Canvas

The Teaching with Canvas at Collin College is required of all faculty who teach online.

Check to see if you have already completed this: Teaching with Canvas Search 

In the search you only need to enter your first and last name. You don't need to enter a supervisor. The supervisor listed is the supervisor at the time of completion. 

If there are any issues with using this database, contact elc@collin.edu so that an eLC staff member can assist.


Online Advisory Board 

Online Advisory Board Members - List of current OAB members, with contact information.


Meet with an Instructional Designer

Appointments with the eLC - We recommend you make an appointment with an Instructional Designer before completing the OAB review. Online Faculty Certification - All faculty who teach online courses need to complete the online certification course.


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Monday – Thursday: 8am – 6pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Available via Zoom, phone, email, and by appointment
The fastest way to contact any eLC staff member:
Phone: 972.881.5870
Email: eLC@collin.edu 

  • The eLC creates and supports dynamic, engaging teaching and learning experiences.
eLC Campus Locations:
Frisco H207
Francis Choy, Senior Instructional Designer
Andrew Campbell, Instructional Designer
Townsen Nelson, eLearning Assistant

McKinney LA232
Ben Miro, Senior Instructional Designer
Summer Helm, Instructional Technologist
Pamela Darling-Facio, Senior Instructional Designer
Petra Ochoa, eLearning Assistant

Plano L257
Brad Hennigan, Senior Instructional Designer
Ophelia Eftekhar, Instructional Technologist
Wylie LB204
Bridget Vosloo, Instructional Designer
Roy Brookshire, Instructional Technologist
Vidhi Patel, eLearning Assistant

Director, Instructional Technology
Ann Blackman
Telephone: 972.516.5016
email: ablackman@collin.edu