Training Opportunities

Virtual Spring Institute (VSI)

The OAT Virtual Spring Institute will provide participants with an interactive, hands-on customizable experience on how to engage student learning and your teaching in Canvas! Faculty can earn a $500 stipend by completing at least 6 out of the 16 workshops.

NOTE: Please be advised that preference will be given to faculty who have not yet completed any formal/informal training in Canvas. It is meant for beginners faculty ONLY and if you have already participated in workshops offered by FCETL/OAT or external certification such as QLT, QM, and OLC, you may not be eligible for the stipend but are welcome to attend.

Please RSVP!

Virtual Spring Institute (VSI) Schedule

Open Virtual Office Hours

Do you need assistance with Blackboard Course Migration to Canvas, 
Downloading Zoom Recordings and Uploading them to Panopto, or How to archive your Blackboard Courses? 

Please join us during our Open Office Hours, starting April 19th.

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Note: The information on this page is continually being updated with more information.

Quality Matters - Beginner/Intermediate

Quality Matters - Beginner/Intermediate

Earn a Teaching Online Certificate by completing the seven workshops offered by Quality Matters.  Please explore funding options through your department Chair/Dean.

Quality Matters Teaching Online Sign Up Sheet

QLT Certificate Courses! - Beginner

Quality Learning and Teaching (QLT) Workshops from the Chancellor’s Office (CO). Multi-week cohort-based course. Please contact Dr. Shradha Tibrewal, Director FCETL at for more information. 

Canvas Warrior Badge 2020

Additional Resources (Free!) - Beginner

Canvas 101:
Self-Paced Introduction to Canvas (Stan State).  Learn all about Canvas and receive a "Canvas Warrior Badge" credential. Please email to unlock the quiz and earn your Warrior Badge!

ACUE Online Teaching Toolkit:
To support instructors needing to make a quick transition to utilizing an online environment, the Association of College and University Educators is offering resources and recommendations that can be immediately put to use by instructors, to benefit both faculty and their students. Provide a justification summary of what you learned. 

Note: You MUST complete ALL three Options to qualify for the stipend. Proof of completion: two digital badges and a justification summary on ACUE must be submitted to

Self-Paced Canvas 101 & ACUE Online Teaching Toolkit