Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology


WorkshopsThroughout the academic year and summer, the CTLT offers scheduled workshops and Workshops By Request designed to support faculty and staff in creating rich learn-by-doing environments for students. Workshop topics encompass a wide range of topics such  as effective teaching practices and the integration of a variety of academic technologies. Our workshop offerings change quarterly, please check often for our updated schedules.

Summer 2020 Workshops

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Introduction to Online Teaching & Learning 

Multiple dates

This three-week, fully online workshop offered multiple times throughout summer, will focus on best practices for redesigning your course for the online learning environment (or virtual instruction), including developing pre-course welcome letters, course policies, and creating a course design road map that implements a strong pedagogical approach to online course delivery. By the end of this workshop, participants will design and complete one modular unit (typically 1 week) of a fully online course of their choosing.

Learn more and register for IOTL


Canvas Webinars

Multiple dates - starting June 17

  • Introduction to Canvas
  • How to Import PolyLearn Courses into Canvas
  • How to Organize Canvas to Facilitate Student Navigation
  • How to Set Up Your Gradebook
  • Creating Secure Exams, Assignments, and Discussions

Learn more and register for Canvas Webinars

accessibility iconCreating Accessible Canvas Content
Summer 2020

TWo OPTIONS: July 6-12 OR August 17-23

This one-week, fully online, cohort-based workshop provides an overview of accessibility in Canvas. Participants will create an accessible Canvas Page, develop an action plan to check course content for accessibility issues, and share learning experiences with colleagues. Expect to spend 10-15 hours total during six days. Enrollment is limited, so please register early. A $200 stipend is available for eligible participants.

Learn more and register: Creating Accessible Canvas Content

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Inclusive Course Design: Implementing the UDL Guidelines

July 20 - August 15

This 4-week, fully online workshop provides an overview of Inclusive Course Design in higher education, including methods and strategies to apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning to course materials, activities and assessments. Participants will apply best practices and practical strategies in course design to increase access, reduce barriers, and improve the learning experience for all students. A $500 stipend is available for eligible participants. Enrollment is limited.

Learn more and register: Inclusive Course Design

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Creating Accessible Canvas Content
Self-paced online module


Do you want to create accessible Canvas Content for your students? This stand-alone online module provides guidance to help you create a an accessible Canvas content page. You will also learn how to check your course content for accessibility.

Self-enroll: Creating Accessible Canvas Content

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Self-paced online module


Do you want to create fully accessible course documents for your students? This stand-alone online module provides guidance to help you create an accessible Word document and convert to accessible PDF. 

Self-enroll: Creating Accessible Documents

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Creating Accessible Videos

Self-paced online module


Do you want to create accessible videos for your students? This workshop provides guidance to help you create a short instructional video with captions. You will also learn how to get help for captioning videos that you did not create.

Self-enroll: Creating Accessible Video

Note: During this time of COVID-19 quarantine, we have chosen to offer asynchronous online courses, recorded versions of many of our "Live" workshops, and new videos on additional topics for this time of virtual teaching online. We are also providing individual consultations through the use of Calendly, which allows for instructors to create appointments with CTLT staff according to their specialties. When an appointment is made in Calendly, a ZOOM meeting link is automatically created for use at the scheduled appointment time.

Asynchronous Canvas & Accessibility Workshops for Instructors (in Canvas)

Recorded Workshops for Instructors on Canvas, ZOOM & Screencast-o-Matic

Consultation Scheduling According to Expertise

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Cal Poly Screencast-O-Matic Web Page


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