Distance Education at College of San Mateo - Faculty Training
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Distance Education

Faculty Training

Regular and Substantive Contact Course

Training opportunities are currently under development. Please contact Tarana Chapple, Dean of ASLT, for assistance.

We have a 5 hour training on our Regular and Substantive Contact Policy. All faculty are required to complete the 5 hour, self-paced training by fall.

Quality Online Teaching and Learning Course (QOTL)

Register for Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 Quality Online Teaching and Learning Today!

Summer QOTL

The Summer QOTL is a 6-week course that will be offered beginning on June 1.


The Fall QOTL is a 6-week course that will be offered beginning on September 20.
In the course you will complete course activities, readings, and engage in dialogue with your colleagues each week.

You are expected to complete all activities within the course, and each activity is designed to acquaint you with the skills necessary to develop your own online course.

Additional Training

Panopto Free Basic Training Webinars

The Basic Training Webinar is designed for new users and beginners who would like to learn how to use the Panopto software. Click on a link below to register for an upcoming webinar:

@ONE Canvas Training
Online and Self-Paced

@ONE Training: Accessibility Essentials Micro-Courses 
Free, Online, and Self-Paced

Instructional Technologist Drop-In Hours

Join Erica Reynolds and Marisol Quevedo for weekly drop-in hours on Zoom for with technology tools for course design.

Instructional Designer Drop-In Hours

Join Dr. Tabia Lee for weekly Drop-in Office Hours on Zoom for pedagogical support with course design.