Faculty Support and Resources

Japanese Garden at Clark CollegeCanvas and eLearning Technologies Professional Development for Faculty

Training and instructional design related to the use of instructional technologies is available through the eLearning department. For more information, contact eLearning Sr. Instructional Designer, Kathy Chatfield at kchatfield@clark.edu or 360.992.2167.

Workshops include online and face-to-face sessions on Canvas, teaching online and hybrid modalities, applying Quality Matters standards to course design, and other topics relevant to effective instructional technology and improving the online teaching and learning experience. If you are just getting started with professional development at Clark College, select eLearning 101 at the Registration link below. 

eLearning Faculty Training Calendar and Signup

Quality Matters at Clark College

Clark College is committed to meeting Quality Matters standards for its online and hybrid courses. The college has invested significant resources to develop certified QM trainers to ensure highly trained faculty and to implement the standards for the benefit of the students through the course design. The Quality Matters program supports the college's commitment to excellence in teaching. For more information see our Quality Matters page. 

Canvas and Academic Technology Support

Faculty may directly contact Academic Technology by emailing academictech@clark.edu or calling the Canvas Systems Administrator, Scott Coffie at 360.992.2405 for issues such as the following:

Faculty should direct students with Canvas issues to the online Canvas ticket system accessed via the Help link on the Clark College Canvas site.  Students, faculty, and staff may also be directed to the TechHub in Cannell Library for on-campus support, via phone, or via email.

Faculty also have additional information and resources here:


Suggested Schedule of Canvas Events

After a new quarter shell has been delivered to your Canvas account

At the end of the quarter

Record official student grades through Instructor Briefcase and download a personal Excel version of your Canvas grade book.  Contact the Registration department for more information about posting grades via Instructor Briefcase.

NOTE:  Specific dates for important Canvas, Panopto, and Blackboard Collaborate activities are available on our Online Faculty Planner.

The eLog

Visit the The eLog to access commonly requested directions for faculty workflows, eLearning resources, digital tools and multimedia facilities information, and to read the latest updates in academic technologies at Clark College.