Online Teaching

Faculty Resources

Tools for Teaching 

We are proud to offer Tools for Teaching to Chabot faculty. In this frequently updated Canvas resource, you'll find:

  • Canvas Basics
  • Accessibility and UDL guides
  • Design Resources (including grab-and-go templates and design elements)
  • Workshops and Training info
  • Web-Enhanced Tools

If you are a current faculty member but do not have access to Tools, please let us know. We'll send your invite as soon as possible.


TechConnect Zoom

Check out our Zoom resources page for instructions, FAQs, and more. This page is part of our Tools for Teaching faculty resource in Canvas.

Please let us know if you are a new faculty member and need a licensed TechConnect Zoom account linked to your Chabot email address.


TechConnect and Student Connect Resources


Canvas Guides 

Make use of Canvas Instructor Guides to start getting familiar with Canvas.


How to E-mail Students in CLASS-WEB

How to E-mail Students in CLASS-WEB


Virtual Drop-In Training and Webinars

Information regarding training opportunities and webinars change frequently.  Links for joining Drop-In hours via Confer Zoom and Hosted Webinars will be sent out to your Campus email on a regular basis. Please stay tuned for updates.


Online Teaching

Online and Hybrid Learning offers a way to meet the changing needs of the students in the community by providing flexible learning options, varied teaching and learning experiences, increased access to information and approachability of education opportunities. We hope these resources will provide solid foundational material as you explore the possibilities of online teaching.

  • California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative
    The CVC-OEI represents a comprehensive and collaborative program that leverages effective practices and technology to significantly increase the opportunity for higher education degree attainment in California.

  • The Online Network of Educators
    @One provides training and professional development to support the effective use of digital tools and platforms for online teaching and learning.

  • The Vision Resource Center
    Formerly Professional Learning Network and, the VRC offers free resources to California Community College faculty, staff, administrators and trustees. Participate in online learning and join communities of practice around the concepts and skills necessary to ensure our students and our colleges achieve their full potential.

Process to Teach Online

Learn about COOL (Committee On Online Learning)

COOL typically starts up in week 3 each semester. For additional information, please contact COOL co-chairs Christy Davis Roza or Lisa Ulibarri.


Currently Teaching Online

If you would like assistance with the following, please email Online Teaching.

  • Online & Hybrid Course Evaluation
  • Request Canvas Course Site
  • Request Site Access
  • Request Extra Sandbox Site


Sharing Resources - Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons makes it easy to share your Canvas course or other resources with other faculty. Shared resources can be made available to all CLPCCD faculty or to just a select group of faculty at Chabot.

Additional Resources

Canvas Training - Online

  • Canvas Overview (6 minutes)

  • Canvas: First Look (30 minutes)
    • Introduction to the Canvas environment, login procedure, and global navigation.
    • Explore account setup, personal preferences, and communication tools, such as the Inbox and Calendar.
    • Learn about other support options available to each Canvas user.

  • Canvas: Course Basics (1 hour)
    • Overview of the layout and features in a Canvas course.
    • Learn about the Course Navigation Menu and individual components for delivering content and assessing student performance.

  • Canvas Video GuideTopic-specific, usually short video tutorial series as provided by Instructure (Canvas). Please be sure to also check out the accompanying Canvas Instructor Guide.

  • Canvas Tips of the Week


State & Federal Compliance


Best Practices