About Instructional Technologists/Designers

Instructional Technologists/Designers (ITDs) are education specialists who study and apply proven pedagogical/andragogical strategies for effective instructional delivery in face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses. Additionally, ITDs regularly research, test, and make recommendations for the inclusion of cutting-edge learning technologies meant to enhance equity and access to a variety of learning subjects in the education learning environment.  ITDs provide regular and consistent support to campus and district faculty through group trainings and workshops as well as one-on-one consultations on a variety of education topics including:

Whether you are an on-campus instructor seeking help with the Canvas gradebook or a seasoned online instructor looking for new ways to engage your students in collaborative learning projects, the Moorpark College Instructional Technologists/Designers are here to guide and support you.


EdTech Support

  Canvas TechConnect Zoom
Support Website Self-Support Portal for Instructors http://www.ccctechconnect.org/
User Guides Canvas Instructor Guide: Table of Contents TechConnect Zoom Support
Email N/A support@ccctechconnect.org
Phone (844) 602-6290 (760) 744-1150 ext. 1537 or 1543
Hours of Operation 24 Hours, 7 Days a week Monday - Friday 7AM - 4PM


Login to Canvas


Take Attendance for a Zoom Meeting

  1. Require a registration and require then to register with their name. Scroll down to Customize Registration Options You can set the registration as Automatic Approval so you do not need to manually approve the registrations 
  2. How to Take Class Attendance in Zoom


Starfish Connect


Instructional, Student Services, and Shared College Resource Information


Stop Zoom Bombing


Faculty Online Help Network


Canvas Quick Reference Guides for Faculty




Training Archives


Remote Instruction, Services Resources, and Live Support


New to Canvas?




Online Pedagogy and Online Design Tips


Student Online Support

Moorpark students have a dedicated staff member to answer their questions. 




Canvas Certification Training 

Interested in teaching Online, or Hybrid classes? 

Canvas Panda Sidekick

Contact your Chair to see if you are a candidate to teach Online, or Hybrid courses. All online or hybrid instructors will enroll into a four-week online course to be exposed to best practices for teaching online, and to learn how to use the Canvas Learning Management System. The four-week course is 100% online and taught by VCCCD Instructional Technologists/Designers. Please contact the Instructional Design Team with any questions you may have.


2021-2022 Trainings:

To enroll in one of these upcoming sessions, please email mconlinefacultyhelp@vcccd.edu and identify which session you would like to attend:

  • November 1st - December 5th
  • January 24th - February 20th
  • April 11th - May 8th
  • July 11th - August 7th


Canvas Certification Training: