DE Training & Support

Whether you're an online pro or a first-time instructor, we can help get you up to speed on the latest and greatest online teaching tools and techniques. Training is held during both the fall and spring terms. Interested in teaching online or hybrid courses at SWC? Please see the DEFT Certification page for training info and dates. We offer training for teaching synchronous "live online" classes, too; see SOLID page for details.

SWC Training Offerings

Canvas training

Camp Canvas Training Schedule


Canvas Basics is a great way to tour the Canvas interface and get familiar with settings and tools. For deeper dives, look for training covering: Pages and Modules, Assignments and Discussions, Quizzes, Rubrics, Gradebook setup, using SpeedGrader, and more!

Webinars & Workshops

Camp Canvas Training Schedule


This training series focuses on supplemental technology that can be used in Canvas as well as approaches to online instruction and emerging practices. NOTE: Currently all training is combined on the Camp Canvas calendar.

 Accessibility Training

Camp Canvas Training Schedule


Making content accessible for students is an ethical and legal responsibility, and we can assist! Learn how to design your Canvas content, course files, and videos so that they are accessible for all students. NOTE: Currently all training is combined on the Camp Canvas calendar.

Please see the "Ensuring Accessibility" section on the SWC Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance page for accessibility tutorials, instructions for providing academic accommodations in Canvas, and a variety of faculty resources.

 HOW-TO week

HOW-TO Academy Schedule


The HOW-TO Academy (Hands-On Workshops for Teaching Online) is held the week before the start of the fall and spring semesters. The Academy is the place to try out new tools, learn about teaching technology, and get your pre-term questions answered.

Recorded Webinars

Looking to take your Canvas course to the next level on your own schedule? Check out the recorded webinars below, available 24/7! 

Other Resources

Here are a few more resources to explore: