Events and Workshops

ATS workshops support the campus in the application of technology resources available for teaching, learning, and working. All workshops are virtual (synchronous) and will be recorded. Everyone is welcome!

Faculty workshops and professional development programs focus primarily on using technology for instruction. Everyone is welcome! 

Please register in advance on the pages linked below.

Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader
Friday, September 29 | 2-3pm

Faculty Online Readiness Program (FORP)
October 2-22: Online Course Design Best Practices

Online Course Design Best Practices
Friday, October 6  |  10-11am

Data for Teachers
Tuesday, October 10 | 10-11am

Leveraging the ISPACE for Teaching & Learning
Tuesday, October 10 | 9-10am ~ and ~ 1-2pm

Designing Your Migrated Course
Friday, October 13 | 2-3pm

Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Monday, October 16  |  2-3pm

Metacognitive Strategies for the College Classroom
Tuesday October 17 | 9-10am ~ and ~ 1-2pm

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
Friday, October 20  |  2-3pm

Canvas Teacher Mobile App
Thursday, October 26 | 10-11am

Faculty Online Readiness Program (FORP)
October 30-November 19: Online Instructional Techniques

Enhancing Your Workflow & Productivity on the iPad
Tuesday, October 31 | 9-10am ~ and ~ 1-2pm

Canvas Navigation Basics
Thursday, November 2 | 10-11am

Designing Engaging Microlectures
Tuesday, November 7 | 9-10am ~ and ~ 1-2pm

Online Instructional Techniques
Tuesday, November 7  |  2-3pm

Student Engagement in Canvas
Thursday, November 9 | 10-11am

Fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Monday, November 13 |  10-11am

PlayPosit Video Interactions in Canvas
Thursday, November 16  |  10-11am

Getting Started with Augmented Reality on the iPad
Wednesday, November 29 | 9-10:30am ~ and ~ 1-2:30pm

Canvas Rubric Creation & Integration
Thursday, November 30 | 10-11am

Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader
Tuesday, December 5 | 2-3pm

ATS workshops are designed to address the needs of staff and to demonstrate how CSULB-supported instructional technology tools can be used outside of the classroom. Everyone is welcome!

Please register in advance on the pages linked below.

Building in Canvas for Staff
Tuesday, October 24 | 10-11am

Canvas Layouts for Staff
Tuesday, November 21  |  10-11am

Building in Canvas for Staff
Wednesday, December 13 | 10-11am

These on-demand workshops are available for viewing at your convenience. Follow the links below to access the workshop page:

Please note: Many, but not all of our workshops have been recorded. Follow the links below to access the workshop page where the recording will be housed, if available.


Accelerate Your Course Build with Canvas Layouts
BeachBoard to Canvas Comparison
Best Practices for Canvas Organization Courses
Building in Canvas
Building in Canvas for Staff
Canvas Accessibility Faculty Advocate Program
Canvas Beginner Boot Camp
Canvas Essentials Professional Development Program
Canvas Gradebook Setup
Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader
Canvas Layouts
Canvas Navigation Basics​
Canvas Navigation Basics for Staff
Canvas Resources and Support
Canvas Resources and Support for Staff
Course Data for Faculty in Canvas
Creating an Engaging Online Learning Environment in Canvas
Designing Your Migrated Course
Increase Collaboration in Canvas
Leveraging Modules
MATLAB Grader in Canvas
New Quizzes vs Classic Quizzes in Canvas
Personalizing Learning with Canvas Mastery Paths
Scenario-Based Learning in Canvas
Standards-Based Learning in Canvas
Student Engagement in Canvas
Timely and Meaningful Feedback in Canvas
Universal Design for Learning in Canvas

Teaching Techniques

Active Learning / Evidence-based Pedagogy
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (program)
ATS Symposium: The Post-AMI Campus
Blackboard Ally Accessibility Tools
Boosting Student Engagement & Understanding with Thinking Routines
Building Your AMI Toolkit
Designing Effective Gradebooks
Designing Engaging Microlectures
Designing Groupwork
Engagement Framework for Online Learning
Engagement in Discussion
Hyflex Instructional Techniques Program
Introduction to HyFlex Instruction
Intro to Online Teaching and Learning
Labster Virtual Lab Simulations
Leveraging 360° Videos for Instruction
Maximizing Active Learning Classrooms for Student Engagement
Mobile Teaching Kit
Recognizing Common Challenges Facing Online Learners
Streamline Grading with Gradescope
The Connected Educator: It Begins with Collaboration
Transform Your Teaching with the Mobile Teaching Kit


Animate Course Concepts on the iPad
Course Planning & Preparation with the iPad
Creating Annotated Course Resources with the iPad
Creating Digital Whiteboards in Freeform on the iPad
Designing Engaging Microlectures
Designing Energizing Discussion Opportunities with Flip (formerly Flipgrid)
Documenting Student Learning on the iPad
Enhancing Your Workflow & Productivity on the iPad
Getting Started with the iPad
Getting Started with Augmented Reality on the iPad
Going Further with the iPad
Mobile Teaching Kit
Personalizing Lectures with Live Video on the iPad
Producing Engaging Videos in Clips
Scanning, Organizing, & Sending Files on the iPad
Screen Recording on the iPad


QR Codes 101: What, Why, & How?

MS Teams

Microsoft 365 Accessibility Tools
Microsoft Teams for Education
Microsoft Teams: Meetings Overview

Surveys and Polls

Poll Everywhere Online Polling 

VR, Video, PlayPosit, and Zoom

Engaging Students Using Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
Best Practices for Engaging Video
Getting Started with Zoom
Leveraging 360° Videos for Instruction
PlayPosit Workshops
Producing Engaging Videos in Clips
Using GoReact on Student Video Assignments


Getting Started with ATS
Staff Collaboration Tools
Poll Everywhere
Blackboard Ally Accessibility Tools
Utilizing the iPad for Multimedia Projects
Poll Everywhere
Ice-breakers: A Community Building Tool
Alternative Assessment Strategies
Quality Essentials 2 Professional Development Program
Course Peer Review Program
Hyflex and Hybrid Instructional Techniques
Leveraging Technology Tools for Student Success
Engagement Framework for Online Learning*
Accessibility and ATS Tools: Best Practices
Instructional Technology Foundations
Leveraging BeachBoard for Outcomes and Alignment
Faculty Professional Development Program
Collaboration During Synchronous Zoom Sessions
Best Practices for Accessibility
What's in That Teaching Bag?
Quality Essentials 1
Quality Essentials 2
Faculty Symposium: Online Student Assessments & Academic Integrity
Student Online Learning Success Program
Online Learning Studio


Tech Tuesdays
Online Learning Studio
Go Virtual
Quality Matters Workshops
Build Your Alternative Modes of Instruction AMI Toolkit
Online Learning Studio
Go Virtual
Design for Adaptive Learning: Faculty Lightning Talks
Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity
Getting Ready with BeachBoard and Zoom
Streamline Your Zoom Experience


Hybrid/Online Guest Series
Rethinking the Classroom Faculty Panel

Take advantage of ongoing webinars and online training offered by software companies on their products available at CSULB.

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Record presentations, screencasts, or add audio, narration, and visual effects with Camtasia.

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The CSU Chancellor's Online Course Services (OCS) offers free Quality Assurance training to faculty throughout the year. The training courses are certified by QOLT and Quality Mattersand provide training to help prepare you in delivering an online and hybrid course.

Visit these linked resources for more information:

  • OCS Professional Development Courses 
    All courses are taught by Certified CSU Facilitators, 3-weeks in length, online, asynchronous, and require 15-20 hours. 
  • Course Decision Tree
    Review this resource to helps identify the course that meets your level of online teaching experience.