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Online Learning Resources For Faculty

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VHCC Get Online Fast Guidelines

Guidelines for faculty moving their courses to alternate delivery methods in response to COVID-19.


VCCS LMS Best Practices for Online and Blended Learning Courses - Part One

Best practices that provide an excellent framework (supported by the latest research) for faculty developing and teaching online or blended courses using Canvas.


VCCS LMS Best Practices for Online and Blended Learning Courses - Part Two

Best practices addendum that includes new requirements by the US Department of Education for all online courses. The new requirements go into effect on July 1, 2021. 


Online Course Quality Review Rubric (OSCQR)

VHCC is currently modifying the OSCQR rubric for use as our new online learning quality assurance tool for reviewing all online courses.


VHCC Minimum Computer Recommendations for Online Courses

Accessing the MyVHCC Portal for the First Time(Video Tutorial)

VHCC HyFlex Resources



Enroll in Growing with Canvas (Online Workshop hosted in Canvas)

This online workshop provides an excellent opportunity for you to learn about the Canvas learning management system at your own pace, and discover how you may leverage the lms to reach your students during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Canvas Instructor Guides produced by Canvas (Requires Canvas Login)
Canvas Instructor Videos produced by Canvas (Requires Canvas Login)
Canvas Studio Tutorials produced by Canvas (Requires Canvas Login)
Getting Started in Canvas (Video 0:18)
Building Modules, Pages and Content in Canvas (Video 1:02)
Course Continuity Using Modules (Video :40)
Using the Canvas Gradebook (Video 0:56)
Communication Tools in Canvas (Video 1:11) 
Designing for the Canvas Mobile App (Video :38)
Using Groups in Canvas (Video :54)
Assigning the Respondus Lockdown Browser to a Canvas Test (Video 0:07)
Using Respondus Monitor with a Canvas Test (Resources Page)
Viewing the Results of the VHCC Spring 2020 Letter Grade Request Survey (Video 3:28) NEW!
VHCC Online Modified Accommodation Information (Updated Spring 2020)
Using the Canvas Teacher App (Video 4:17)
Download the Canvas Teacher App on your mobile device: Apple IOS and Google Android
24/7 Canvas Phone Support: (877) 875-8425
24/7 Canvas Chat Support


Zoom Web Conferencing for Hosts (Faculty & Administrators)

Important Changes to Zoom in Response to Zoombombing Incidents in the VCCS 
VHCC Zoom Security Measures - Review Your Zoom Settings 
Test Your Camera, Microphone and Speakers Prior to a Zoom Meeting
Learn about In-Meeting Controls Prior to a Zoom Meeting
Joining a Zoom Web Conference (Video 0:01)
Accessing Zoom at VHCC (Video 0:04)
Setting up Your Zoom Profile and Settings (Video 0:10)
Scheduling a Zoom Meeting (Video 0:13)
Zoom for Meetings (Video 0:30)
Zoom for Instruction (Video 0:20)
Using Zoom on a Mobile Device (PDF)
How to Download a Zoom Recording and Share the Video in Canvas Studio
Download the Zoom App on your mobile device: Apple IOS  and Google Android
Zoom Etiquette
Zoom Help Center


VCCS Resources

VCCS Resource- Download Microsoft Office 365, Respondus Lockdown Browser, Respondus Test Creation Software, etc. (Requires MyVHCC login)
VCCS Ed Tech Webinars - These webinars cover a variety of topics including Canvas and Zoom.
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