Helpful Links

Browse the links below for helpful websites, tutorials, and resources to support your online teaching.

FACULTY LOGINS

Login to the Peralta Portal for faculty access to Canvas, Outlook Email, and other Microsoft apps.

Submit a ticket to get Canvas, IT, and other technical issues resolved.

Access to class rosters, human resources data, and more.

Curriculum system for accessing, updating, and creating course outlines of record.

FACULTY LOGINS

Call 1-844-592-2199

24-hour Canvas phone support.

Manage certain aspects of your course, communicate with students, and grade assignments from a mobile device.

Frequently asked questions and answers about how to use Canvas.

Short video tutorials on how to use Canvas.

Sample Canvas shells from a variety of disciplines.

Free Canvas training webinars.

Useful information about Canvas processes and procedures for Peralta faculty.

Useful information about Canvas processes and procedures for Peralta students.

ACCESSIBILITY

Learn how to leverage Canvas’ tools to build an accessible and usable learning environment.

Learn how to determine if your PDF files are accessible, and potential resources and strategies for delivering accessible electronic documents.

Learn the essential elements needed to create an accessible PowerPoint, the basics of PowerPoint’s accessibility tools, and how to test if a PowerPoint is inaccessible.

Learn the essential elements needed to create an accessible Microsoft Word document, the basics of Word’s accessibility tools, and how to test if a Word document is inaccessible.

Learn different captioning strategies, effective pre-production lesson planning for videos, and the basics of audio description.

OTHER RESOURCES

Peralta’s District Distance Education website.

Peralta Community College District’s Distance Education Plan and goals for 2017-2020.

Peralta Community College District’s evaluation instrument designed to help online teachers make the course experience more equitable for all students.

Peralta Community College District’s Administrative Procedure on scheduling of distance Education Courses.

Title 5, California Code of Regulations pertaining to distance education.

Legal Opinion from the California Community College (CCC) Chancellor’s Office about live synchronous online classes and real-time captioning.

Legal Opinion from the California Community College (CCC) Chancellor’s Office about live synchronous online classes and real-time captioning.

Free/low cost distance education training funded by the California Community College (CCC) Chancellor’s Office.

A collaborative effort among CCCs to ensure significantly more students complete their educational goals by increasing both access to and success in high-quality online courses.

Rubric for the CVC-OEI that encourages effective online course design, interaction and collaboration, assessment, learner support, and accessibility.

Free platform for video conferencing.

Resources for adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) and Zero-Textbook-Cost (ZTC) materials.

CONTACT US

Technical Support
Submit a Peralta IT Ticket at https://helpdesk.peralta.edu

Canvas 24×7 Phone Support: (844) 592-2199
canvas@peralta.edu
helpdesk@peralta.edu

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