The Online Education Center at De Anza College provides resources for students who are taking online, hybrid or face-to-face courses that utilize our campus' Course Management system. In addition, we provide training and support for faculty who wish to teach online or enhance their courses with online resources and activities.


Upcoming Workshops! 

Workshops Coming Soon

What is POCR? Introduction: Peer Online Course Alignment Process

Wednesday June 12, 2024, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Peer Online Course Review

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Participants will learn about the Peer Online Course Review (POCR) process at De Anza where instructors leverage the Quality Online Course Rubric's evidence-based criteria and collaboration with peers to enhance student engagement, boost success rates, and address achievement gaps.
Through supportive peer-to-peer mentoring participants exchange insights and strategies with their colleagues and instructional designers. The POCR process is not related to any evaluation or tenure review. The focus is on content delivery, assessment methods, engagement, (RSI), Accessibility and DEIA. (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility).


REPEAT: Creating Accessible Quality Courses: What is RSI, Anyway?? Building Communication, Interaction & Engagement

Thursday  June 13, 2024, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

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Regular Substantive Interaction is not just a current buzzword in online teaching and learning! It is the glue when building connections with your students. Learn effective communication practices using Canvas announcements, messages, discussions, and assessments. Gain insights into creating clear, concise, and accessible written communication for students while fostering an inclusive learning environment!


Student Online Learning Resources

The Online Education Center is committed to providing students with the support they need to successfully access and navigate their courses in Canvas. (Learning Management System).

While most of your contact will be with your instructors please visit our Student Resource Hub for tips and guides to enhance your entire learning experience throughout the quarter!

Faculty Online Teaching Resources

The Online Education Center supports faculty in the collaborative development and design of online and hybrid courses including:

  • Communication & Regular Substantive Interaction
  • Creating Accessible Content
  • Quality Course Design
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Understand by Design (UbD) Backwards Design

Find workshops, webinars, documentation and online open labs at our new Faculty Resource Hub.


Student Resources & Orientation

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The Student Resource Hub is the best place to start for making the transition from face-to-face classes to online learning.

Access the Online Education Orientation Course in Canvas.

Access our Student Canvas Resource Library under the Help Menu in Canvas. You will find a sample practice Canvas Course and Canvas Student Guides!

Wellness Central

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Visit Wellness Central!

  • Free online health and wellness resource
  • Designed for community college students
  • Your space, at your pace and works like an online course (no grades or exams)
  •  Topics include first aid, birth control, nutrition, sexual health, stress or depression
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