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Online Learning

Your Connection to Learning
Anytime ✶ Anywhere 

Summer Professional Development Moving from emergency remote teaching  to quality online courses

Faculty Professional Development

This summer, we offer four distinct but interconnected learning communities that will allow you to work with peers, the office of equity, and the online learning team to help you revise, refresh, or reframe your courses--whatever your modality.

Learn more and sign up!

MyPortal will shut down from 4 pm to midnight tonight!

Although MyPortal is unavailable until July 1*, you can log in to Canvas directly with your MyPortal login username (CWID) and password at this URL,

* Please refer to the following message from District ETS

"We will shut down MyPortal this afternoon (June 30, 2022) at 4 pm for fiscal year-end. MyPortal and Banner system will be out of service until midnight. Email, calendar, and Canvas will still be operational." - District ETS (Educational Technology Services)

📚 Students

Foothill Students

Student Online Support

If your face-to-face class has changed to virtual learning, we have tips and guides to help you succeed! Do you need to borrow a laptop? Would you like to chat with a Student Technology Ambassador?

Virtual Campus Information and Resources

Not sure how to use Canvas?

You can attend a live Zoom session during the first week of the quarter, or you can step through the online tutorials.

Canvas Student Orientation

Do you need access to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Sway?

Foothill offers you free access while you are enrolled in courses.

Get free access to Microsoft 365!

For more information select the "Students" link
(located in the navigation on the left)

🍎 Faculty & Staff

Foothill Governance

Faculty Online Support

🎄 Holiday Office Hours

Closed: December 23 - 27

Open: December 27 - January 2

Check our office hours to see who's available during the last week of December.

Online Learning offers workshops and events  along with  Drop-in Hours offered throughout the week.

Our workshops and events are great places to learn more about teaching with Canvas and building community with your peers.


 Upcoming Workshops and Events

Before you can teach an online course at Foothill you must be certified to use Canvas. Fill out the following form to get started.

Get certified to use Canvas to teach

Before the start of each quarter, you must activate your live Canvas site from within MyPortal. Not sure how?

Learn how to activate your live Canvas site 

Do you need a Canvas development or project site? You can fill out the following form to request one.

Request a Canvas development or project site

Have you been wondering how you can improve the course quality of your online courses? If you have taught online for at least a year you might consider participating in our Peer Online Course Review.

Peer Online Course Review (POCR)

Not sure how to use Zoom on its own or from within Canvas?

Take a look at these Zoom-focused tutorials and resources.

Using Zoom

For more information and resources select the "Faculty" link.
(Located in the navigation on the left)

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Check Canvas Status

🌶️ Canvas Help Hotline 24/7


Can't access Canvas from MyPortal?

Canvas questions and issues 

Need more help?

Admissions and Records

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Online Learning Office