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Faculty Resources for Virtual Modality

Faculty Resources for Virtual Modality

Information Technology Services (ITS) has committed to providing resources for faulty in support of the online virtual modality for the upcoming summer quarter and fall semester.

ITS has compiled a collection of resources to assist faulty with instructional continuity. These resources include tips on accessibility, Blackboard, Zoom, and student communication. 

Academic Technologies & Innovation (ATI), has provided recordings of past Zoom workshops on topics such as “Zoom and Alternate Teaching Modalities” and “Setting up your Blackboard Course Site” and many more! 

Faculty Peer Tech Advisors and Instructional Designers are also available for online meetings for faculty at

Faculty can register for the Summer Virtual Teaching Institute with the option of two tracks. Track one is the CSU Office of the Chancellor’s course “Introduction to Teaching Online With QLT” which is offered during three time frames: June 15 to July 5, July 6 to July 26, and August 3 to August 23.

Track 1 is an asynchronous online course taking place over 21 days, with total work time estimated at 20-25 hours (60-90 minutes per day). The online course is a broad course on best practices in virtual teaching. Those that successfully complete the course (85% of course deliverables) will receive $1,000.

Register for track 1 at

Track 2 of the Summer Virtual Teaching Institute is faulty proposed, faculty designed, and faculty led. To participate as a facilitator in the CSUSB Faculty Learning Communities please submit a proposal on a topic related to virtual instruction by June 9th. The goal of the FLCs is to provide knowledge and resources to faculty teaching virtually. These sessions will occur anytime between June 17th and August 15th. Faculty that successfully complete the course deliverables will receive $1,000 and FLC facilitators will receive $2,000. Proposals can be submitted at