Palomar College Learning For Success

Distance Education Committee

Discusses Issues related to Distance Education and Academic Technology and makes recommendations to the Faculty Senate

Online Education Resources Overview

Palomar College has an abundance of online resources to assist both students and faculty with online learning. This page has organized all of our resources for your convenience.  Please click the links below for information on issues ranging from help to resources to improve your online learning at Palomar College. 

Student links

  Faculty links:  

  • If you need help, login in and fill out a request 
  • Palomar’s ATRC page in the tab “For Faculty” had new trainings available or click here for new trainings
  • Zoom for faculty
  • Palomar Proctoring Policy
  • Canvas is the district-approved Learning Management System for Palomar College
  • Resources to begin online teaching can be found on the Teach Anywhere website
  • Resources to improve online teaching are termed Teaching Excellence 
  • Everything you need to know about Palomar’s faculty online training called POET
  • Quick tips to improve your course’s Accessibility
  • We have a committee that works on Distance Education. You can visit that DE Committee page and also learn about how the DE Committee‘s job according to the Faculty Senate website 
  • If you are setting up a new course, we have created templates to make it easier
  • If you are not sure, what kind of training you need, Palomar’s Professional Development Office has a comprehensive list
  • There are so many Student Resources at Palomar that you might want to share with your students and include in your courses  
  • If you are stuck on how to do something in Canvas, first search this Online Canvas Communities 
  • The state is always providing new course trainings through @One
  • What is (and how to I use) Canvas Commons?

If you have more questions or can’t find what you are looking for, please email Distance Education Coordinator Erin Hiro at ehiro@palomar.edu.