Tutorials and Guides
The MyCR tutorials page offers tutorials and resources for MyCR and other online teaching tools. Visit the Canvas Support Site for help, documentation and training videos. The Canvas Instructor Guide offers detailed documentation for using Canvas.
Captioning and Transcription
Captioning and Transcription for your distance education class material is available through the DECT grant. Please contact the Distance Education department to discuss your project so the best workflow for captioning/transcribing your materials can be determined.
DE- Training and Support
Faculty Certification Standards (MOU)
Faculty shall meet any of the following three criteria prior to teaching an online course for College of the Redwoods:
1.Complete College of the Redwoods Online Teaching and Learning Training sponsored by the DE Committee in consultation with the Academic Senate.
2.Certificate of Completion in Online Teaching from an accredited college or university, such as UCLA online Teaching Program, Cerro Coso Online Educators Certificate Program, or @One Teaching Certification Program.
3.Demonstrate prior successful experience in teaching online course(s) with a copy of a Faculty Evaluation Report (A-5/AF-5) or equivalent that includes one or more online sections.
As Faculty Evaluation Reports for online instructors may not be available for current online faculty, all current and past online College of the Redwoods faculty shall be provisionally certified to teach online until their next regularly scheduled evaluation. Full certification would occur after meeting [one of] the above criteria.
Online Teaching and Learning TrainingA 4-week online short-course is currently being piloted. This training will be available District-wide for interested faculty Spring 2015.
For questions about DE at CR, please contact :
Mark Renner - Director, Distance Education
LRC, Room 110C | College of the Redwoods Distance Education
Phone: 707-476-4225 | Email: Mark-Renner@Redwoods.edu
Mark Winter - Faculty Coordinator, Distance Education
LRC, Room L107 | College of the Redwoods Distance Education
Phone: 707-476-4310 | Email: Mark-Winter@Redwoods.edu