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
Tuesday, December 5 | 2-3pm

Canvas Rubric Creation & Integration
Friday, January 19 | 10-11am

Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader
Tuesday, January 23 | 2-3pm

Building in Canvas
Monday, January 29 | 10-11am

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
Tuesday, February 6 | 2-3pm

Data for Teachers
Tuesday, February 20 | 10-11am

Canvas Teacher Mobile App
Thursday, February 22 | 2-3pm

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
Friday, March 29 | 2-3pm

Canvas Navigation Basics​
Tuesday, April 23 | 10-11am

Community Engagement in Your Canvas
Thursday, April 25 | 10-11am

Student Engagement in Extended Reality
Friday, April 26 | 2-3pm

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
Tuesday, April 30 | 2-3pm

Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader
Thursday, May 2 | 10-11am

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
Wednesday, December 13 | 10-11am

Building in Canvas for Staff
Thursday, March 7 | 2-3pm

Leveraging Canvas Commons
Thursday, April 4 | 10-11am

Please note: Most, 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 Beginner Boot Camp
Canvas Gradebook Setup
Canvas Gradebook and Speedgrader
Canvas Layouts
Canvas Layouts for Staff
Canvas Navigation Basics​
Canvas Navigation Basics for Staff
Canvas Resources and Support
Canvas Resources and Support for Staff
Canvas Rubric Creation & Integration
Course Data for Faculty in Canvas
Canvas Teacher Mobile App
Creating an Engaging Online Learning Environment in Canvas
Data for Teachers
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

Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
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
Fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Hyflex Instructional Techniques Program
Ice-breakers: A Community Building Tool
Introduction to HyFlex Instruction
Intro to Online Teaching and Learning
Labster Virtual Lab Simulations
Leveraging 360° Videos for Instruction
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
Leveraging Technology Tools for Student Success
Leveraging the ISPACE for Teaching & Learning
Maximizing Active Learning Classrooms for Student Engagement
Metacognitive Strategies for the College Classroom
Mobile Teaching Kit
Online Course Design Best Practices
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
Turnitin and AI:  Elevating Student Writing in the Digital Age
What's in That Teaching Bag?
Online Instructional Techniques


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
Utilizing the iPad for Multimedia Projects


Alternative Assessment Strategies
QR Codes 101: What, Why, & How?


Accessibility and ATS Tools: Best Practices
Best Practices for Accessibility

Blackboard Ally Accessibility Tools

MS Teams

Microsoft 365 Accessibility Tools
Microsoft Teams: Meetings Overview

Surveys and Polls

Poll Everywhere Online Polling 

VR, Video, PlayPosit, and Zoom

Collaboration During Synchronous Zoom Sessions
Engaging Students Using Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
Best Practices for Engaging Video
Getting Started with Zoom
Leveraging 360° Videos for Instruction
PlayPosit Workshops
PlayPosit Video Interactions in Canvas
Producing Engaging Videos in Clips
Streamline Your Zoom Experience
Using GoReact on Student Video Assignments

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

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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microsoft teams

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.