SJC now has an Instructional Designer who will work with you to design and implement instruction for better learning.
  • Helps you to design engaging learning activities and course content that enhances retention and transfer
  • Helps you to define overall curriculum needs that meet best practices
  • Works with you to determining course goals
  • Suggests emerging instructional content, teaching strategies, and assessments
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
Instructional Design workshops will be available  throughout the semester  Please contact for additional information.

Canvas Workshops are available for faculty identified as teaching online in Canvas. 

In this course, you will incorporate online teaching skills and concepts into a course design plan. You will evaluate your online teaching plans with respect to clearly defined learning outcomes and teaching methods. You will analyze your course to ensure alignment between outcomes and assessments.  This course will dig deep into current trends in online pedagogy .  Participants will have an opportunity to design an effective online course plan.

What is the Instructional design process to move your online course to canvas,

  1. All faculty who would like to move their online course to Canvas will attend design workshops or work with the instructional designer directly.
  2. After the design process has begun the instructional designer will give you access your course development shell.

Please send an email to to arrange for instructional design training.