Cuesta Faculty Resource Training

Your faculty trainer for Academic Year 2016/2017 is Cynthia Wilshusen. You can reach your faculty trainer by e-mail at Learn more about faculty trainers at the Faculty Bio Page.

Training sessions are being scheduled on a variety of days and time that hopefully fit the needs of all faculty on the San Luis Campus and North County Campus. If you have areas of interest please send your faculty trainers an email addressing you needs and they will schedule a time to meet with you personally or schedule a training session for all faculty.


Hands On Workshops: 

These workshops are on campus covering best practices and trends in distance Education.
Workshops are delivered in 3144 on the SLO campus. Review the Course Descriptions, and the Instructional Training offerings this semester. Click on the course in the calendar to register today!!

Online Courses:

Four week facilitated online sessions designed to get you up and running with canvas!  View Course Descriptions. Email to register. 

Webinar Series:

Pick up new tips and tricks, check out the latest trends in a quick one hour online webinar. View Webinar Archives. Click on the webinar in the calendar to view upcoming topics! Register today!!

Weekly webinars will be hosted in Zoom (confernow) video conference. You will need to save the zoom launch tool and the meeting will start. Use this link to connect to the webinar on the scheduled date (see the calendar):

Open Lab Setting:

On Thursday in SLO and Wednesday in NC your Instructional Designer / Faculty Resource Trainer will be available to work with you. Feel free to come sit and work in the lab and have access to resources.

Time and Location:

Wednesdays from 10 - 1 pm in NC 5004

Thursday's from 2- 6 pm in SLO 3144;

One on One or (Division) Training:

In addition to hands on training, workshops and webinar's I can be available for one on one training or setting up training for your division. In one on one sessions we can spend time looking at your class, research the right resources and help design a high quality class that will be successful for both you and your students. Use this link to request training, please provide me with a couple dates, times and preferred location (SLO or NC). Request Now!

Online Resources / Collaboration at Cuesta College:

Additionally Cuesta faculty can utilize resources provided in a internal course called the "Canvas Teachers Community". The Group site serves as a secured resource for Cuesta College instructors to view examples of LMS tools, post/respond to questions, download files in response to frequently asked questions and much more.

Other Online Training and Tutorials

Take a look at many other resources available to you on the Online Training Webpage.