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Virtual Office Hours

Our team of instructional designers and support team are available virtually for 1:1 assistance via Zoom from 10 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.

Join our virtual office hours!

We are limiting the sessions to 15 minutes if there is a queue. If the help will take longer than 15 minutes, we will put you in a breakout room and another person on the team will help you.


 Cougar Courses logo    Cougar Courses & IDS Workshops

IDS partners with the Faculty Center to deliver workshops on Cougar Courses (Canvas), academic technologies, and other instructional design topics.

To view the recordings from our most recent Canvas Conference, please see this page on the Faculty Center's website.

CSU Online Course Services Logo CSU Online Course Services Professional Development Series

CSU Online Course Services offers Professional Development Courses! Fall 2023 Registration is now open. View or download the Professional Develoment Opportunities - Fall 2023 flyer. Fall 2023 course offerings include:

Introduction to Teaching Online using QLT

        • Oct 02, 2023 – Oct 22, 2023
        • Oct 30, 2023 – Nov 19, 2023

Advanced QLT Course in Teaching Online

        • Oct 02, 2023 – Oct 22, 2023
        • Oct 30, 2023 – Nov 19, 2023

Reviewing Courses Using the QLT Rubric

        • Oct 30, 2023 – Nov 19, 2023

View the schedule and register

 Blackboard Ally logo  Ally for Accessibility & Inclusivity

Ally provides instructor guidance on how to improve the accessibility of course content. Email with your availability to get started. We offer workshops, department trainings, and 1:1 guidance.

You can also review our "How to guides" for remediating Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files.

Custom Workshops

If you would like us to offer a workshop not listed, please contact us with your suggestions. We also offer custom-made workshops for your Department or group on topics such as PollEverywhere, quality online teaching and learning, and flipping your course.