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Distance Education Certification

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The following policy was passed by the College Distance Education Committee

In accordance with Article 40b of Local AFT 1521, beginning summer of 2016, before teaching online/hybrid classes, an instructor must demonstrate LMS proficiency by receiving certification in the Learning Management System.
Certification can be achieved in any one of the following ways:

  • Completing an LAVC facilitated online course, “Introduction to Teaching with Canvas” with a minimum score of 80%.
  • Completing an LAVC self-paced course “Introduction to Teaching with Canvas” with a minimum score of 80%.
  • Completing an LAVC face to face course “Introduction to Teaching with Canvas” with a minimum score of 80%.
  • Evidence of prior online teaching experience using the Canvas LMS system.
  • Completing OEI approved Canvas training with a certificate

The certification must be completed no later than seven calendar days prior to the first day of class. (Passed by CDEC Spring 2016)  

 

Valley College is committed to training our faculty for both online education and technology

Los Angeles Valley College offers training in the online course management system ETUDES, technology tools to assist you with offering online content, and partners with Professional Development to offer general technology training.

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