Cisco College promotes teaching that leads to meaningful student learning. To teach and manage a distance education class, instructors need to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of their discipline.
  • Commit to actively engage their students throughout the semester.
  • Utilize distance education resources, as needed for their discipline and course.
  • Be adaptable to changing discipline, technology, and student needs.

Professional Development

Instructors should reach out to to obtain their Canvas credentials and be enrolled in the required Canvas Instructor Training Course.

The Distance Education Program maintains the Faculty Resources shell in Canvas. Faculty Resources is a hub for links to policies, information, forms, and tools to promote effective teaching and learning in distance education and web-enhanced in-person classes. It can be accessed from the Resources folder in the Global Navigation Menu.