Faculty Resources

These resources can help you be successful as an online faculty member. You will find online forms, information about course quality, best practices, how to preventing cheating, free and open learning content (textbooks and courseware), Web 2.0 tools, student conduct, and more.


Online Course Development and Quality Checklists


Academic Integrity


Professional Development


Website Hosting

Free Web Tools and Tutorials

Teaching Practices and Tips

Course Content

Video Clips

Create Video
  • Create Your Own YouTube video clips - Learn how to make an introductory video clip and insert it into Etudes and Course Information and create more personalized videos to introduce course concepts throughout the quarter.
  • Screencast-o-matic - Screen capture recording plus audio recording
Storage at 3C Media Solutions
If you choose NOT to use YouTube to host your video you may use 3C Media Solutions to store your videos. 3C Media Solutions is a free service that is available to all California Community colleges. Besides storage it offers the following services:
  • 3C Media On Demand
  • 3C Media Streaming Live Online
  • Podcasting
  • Media storage (creates links/embed code to be added to online course content for video display)
Next Steps
Video Tips

PowerPoint Presentations


Instructional Design Consultation

  • Analysis of learning needs and systematic development of learning materials for online instruction
  • Online Learning provides online faculty with personal assistance
    Contact Judy Baker for instructional design consultation

Additional Services

MyPortal in Banner

  • Learn How to Use MyPortal and Banner
    • Contact Susan Malmgren at malmgrensusan@fhda.edu or x6133
  • To report technical problems with MyPortal, submit a Technical Problem Report Form
  • For assistance with other technical problems, please submit a Ticket to the District's Call Center for technical help:
    • Telephone: (408) 864-8324
    • Email: techhelp@fhda.edu
    • Please DO NOT use the Call Center for Etudes issues, instead visit Etudes for Faculty or call us at (650) 949-7388
Last Updated January 22, 2015
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