The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and the Instructional Division provide professional development that supports faculty through on-demand resources, individual training, workshops, and webinars. Visit the pages below to enhance your skills, maximize student outcomes, and become aware of training opportunities.


New Faculty Onboarding Training

Enroll in this training to access the College's policies and procedures, to learn how to access your email, how to enter "No Shows" and grades, and to learn the basics of Canvas. This course also covers the best practices for teaching online, how to adopt course materials, and the tutorials for Brainfuse and Bartleby.


Quality Matter Specific Standards & Toolkit

Find out how to improve the quality of your classes by applying the Quality Matters Specific Standards to your courses. By clicking this link, you will be provided with the standards and some implementation tips.



Regular and Substantive Interaction (RSI)

Refer to this to find out more information on the U.S. Department of Education requirement of Regular and Substantive Interaction for online courses.



Canvas Training

Enroll in this training to obtain an overview of Canvas and its features. This training includes an overview of the inbox, the discussion board, the course settings, conference tool, and much more. 


SmartEval Training

This training informs instructors on how to view students' evaluations of their courses. 


Training Calendar

View and register for upcoming training opportunities. These trainings are an excellent opportunity to learn from your colleagues and other professionals. 


Excellence in Online Teaching

Enroll in this five-module professional development program to learn about online teaching best practices and prepare to teach online.



Microsoft 365 Training

Refer to this training to lear how to use some of the M


Academic Technologies

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Bartleby & Brainfuse

This resource contains videos about the free online tutorial services for students.




Do you need more training on how to create videos for your classes? Refer to this link learn more about the tips and trick of canvas studio and for a how to guide.


Learn Tips and Tricks about Using Canvas Studio


Studio - How to Guides



This video conference tool is an excellent resource to interact with your learners. To learn more about the various features of zoom, click on this link. The resources include how to highlight, how to use the whiteboard, how to set up and start a meeting, and how to retrieve a report.


Banner Faculty Self Service Guide

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consecteturClick here to learn more about "Banner" and to access Banner Faculty Self Service Guide. You can also learn how to enter your grades into the system.



FirstDay Access & 
       WCCS Backpack        

(Course Materials)

Patriots Backpack gives you access to all materials, no need to shop around! Receive all your course materials before the first day of class, and save 35-50% on course materials costs each semester. Benefit from a highly personalized concierge service.


2-Minute Teaching Tips for...

This resource contains best practices for online instruction. some of these videos were created by WCCS faculty.


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