Faculty Resources

Welcome

This site provides information and resources to support distance education faculty.

Click on the links below and links in the left navigation to browse resources. Contact Distance Education Coordinator Jennifer Fowler at jfowler@peralta.edu if you have any questions.


FACULTY LOGINS

Peralta Portal Login to the Peralta Portal for faculty access to Canvas, Outlook Email, and other Microsoft apps.
Peralta Help Desk Submit a ticket to get Canvas, IT, and other technical issues resolved.
Prompt Access to class rosters, human resources data, and more.
CurriQunet Curriculum system for accessing, updating, and creating course outlines of record.

 

CANVAS RESOURCES

Call 1-844-592-2199 24-hour Canvas phone support.
Canvas Teacher App Manage certain aspects of your course, communicate with students, and grade assignments from a mobile device.
Canvas Instructor Guide Frequently asked questions and answers about how to use Canvas.
Canvas Video Guide Short video tutorials on how to use Canvas.
Sample Canvas Courses Sample Canvas shells from a variety of disciplines.
Canvas Webinars Free Canvas training webinars. Read the Understanding the Training Series document to learn more about the series.
Peralta Faculty Resources Useful information about Canvas processes and procedures for Peralta faculty.
Peralta Student Resources Useful information about Canvas processes and procedures for Peralta students.

 

ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES

Accessibility in Canvas Learn how to leverage Canvas’ tools to build an accessible and usable learning environment.
PDF Accessibility Learn how to determine if your PDF files are accessible, and potential resources and strategies for delivering accessible electronic documents.
PowerPoint Accessibility Learn the essential elements needed to create an accessible PowerPoint, the basics of PowerPoint’s accessibility tools, and how to test if a PowerPoint is inaccessible.
Microsoft Word Accessibility Learn the essential elements needed to create an accessible Microsoft Word document, the basics of Word’s accessibility tools, and how to test if a Word document is inaccessible.
Video Captioning Accessibility Learn different captioning strategies, effective pre-production lesson planning for videos, and the basics of audio description.

 

OTHER RESOURCES

PCCD Distance Ed Plan Peralta Community College District’s Distance Education Plan and goals for 2017-2020.
PCCD Equity Rubric Peralta Community College District’s evaluation instrument designed to help online teachers make the course experience more equitable for all students.
AP 4105 Peralta Community College District’s Administrative Procedure on scheduling of distance Education Courses.
Title 5 and Distance Education Title 5, California Code of Regulations pertaining to distance education.
@ONE Online Network of Educators Free/low cost distance education training funded by the California Community College (CCC) Chancellor’s Office.
California Virtual Campus-Online Education Intiative (CVC-OEI) A collaborative effort among CCCs to ensure significantly more students complete their educational goals by increasing both access to and success in high-quality online courses.
OEI Course Design Rubric Rubric for the CVC-OEI that encourages effective online course design, interaction and collaboration, assessment, learner support, and accessibility.
ConferZoom Free platform for video conferencing.
College of Alameda OER Resources for adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) and Zero-Textbook-Cost (ZTC) materials.