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Instructional Innovation Center (IIC)

Welcome to IIC

The IIC (formerly the Online Learning Program) provides instructional design and technical support for all Canvas users. Whether your course is fully online, hybrid or web-enhanced, we are here to help you!


New Software - Free 

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Proctorio-Online Proctoring Tool

  • Computer-based exam proctoring 
  • Proctorio_ Setup Instructions


TechsmithRelay

TechSmith Relay is an easy way to create and maintain videos for online and classroom learning.

For training on Techsmith and other software visit IIC Training.

Visit Techsmith for free instructional videos.

Access Techsmith Relay at <coastdistrict.techsmithrelay.com> and use your Coast District login credentials. Visit the Coast District portal for more software deals.


Timely Documents

New Semester Canvas Tips

Canvas Alternate Email Login Instructions VIP - create an alternate Canvas login

Forwarding Student eMail

How to Enter Grades _ LDA in MyOCC



Introduction to Canvas

 Canvas Logo

The following video, gives you an overview of all the components in the Canvas interface.

To view subtitles for this video, click the CC button in the tool bar and select a language.

Learn from and share ideas with other Canvas users.

View the script for this video.

How-to documents to get started in Canvas from Canvas Guides  

Plagiarism Checker Set-up

Setting up Turnitin in Canvas.pdf

Find hundreds of Canvas how-to videos on Vimeo.


Canvas Checklist

Publish or Perish!!

You must publish your course before students can access it, BUT before you do, here are 4 Canvas tools to check your course for issues.

  1. Check for broken course links.
  2. Check Student View to ensure that students can access the content.
  3. Run the Accessibility Checker from your course menu and correct any errors.
  4. Check the view on a:
    1. Canvas Mobile App for Android
    2. Canvas Mobile App for iPhone

Don't forget to publish your course when you are ready!

Dashboard Blues?

Seeing too many courses on your dashboard? Do you have courses missing?  

Here's how to sort things out:





Canvas Training Is Ongoing

Training for all staff will continue throughout the next few academic years. We would like to help all faculty discover ways to enrich their courses with Canvas.  Sign-up now for Training Now.


Support 

Canvas help is always available: Submit an  IIC help desk ticket for Canvas support.


How do I get started in Canvas?!?   

Login to Canvas:

System Requirements

Canvas supports the last two versions of every browser release. Which browsers does Canvas support? 

What are the basic computer specifications for Canvas?     


Personal Learning Network

Add these resources to your professional development tools:

For Canvas:

Get help captioning your audio and video content:

Welcome to the Learn Academy: 

All California Community College employees (faculty, staff, administrators and trustees) are eligible to access this library of training videos.
In order to use the library of training videos you will need to be registered with the PLN and logged in.