Teaching with Canvas at Collin College


Online Faculty Orientation 

This faculty orientation was designed to not only provide faculty the tools and practical suggestions to be ready to teach here at Collin College, it provides an example of best practices in course design. Whether you teach on campus, hybrid, blended, or fully online, the effective use of your online course content and delivery is key to a successul class. Teaching with Canvas at Collin College is a self-paced and fully online course. Once you have completed the course, fill out the form in order to receive the certificate of completion.

CONTENT: The module training is self -paced and completely online. Course level objectives:

  1. Faculty will be able to integrate basic features of Canvas LMS into their Pedagogy.
  2. Faculty will be able to relate knowledge of more advanced features of Canvas LMS.
  3. Faculty will be able to leverage Canvas tools to engage online with students.
  4. Faculty will be able to utilize best practices for online teaching which include the Quality Matters Rubric, Accessibility, as well as effective course design.

An assessment will be offered at the end of each module. Again, once you have completed the course, fill out the form in order to receive the certificate of completion via email.

Self-Enroll Here:  Teaching with Canvas at Collin College

  • CURRENT FACULTY ONLINE ORIENTATION (as of 8/5/2020) Database of course completers:

CURRENT Teaching with Canvas Search Form

  • The previous Faculty Online Orienation was an abbreviated overview.

PREVIOUS Online Faculty Orientation Search Form

IMPORTANT: While the eLC designs and leads various faculty professional development opportunities like the Faculty Online Orientation, all training requirements and expectations will be communicated through your Associate Dean/ Director. 


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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