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Welcome to the FCLT

Resources in Canvas, course design, and educational technology from the Instructional Design and Distance Learning Team

    • Tech Help Resources 

      Tech Help Resources 

      The FCLT is here to help but we are not a help desk. We work during the regular business hours of the college and help with non-urgent questions about Canvas, course design, and information about accessibility and other regulations that apply to digital materials. Please seek self-help in the Canvas Guides. If you cannot solve the problem on your own and you need urgent help, contact:

    • Additional Faculty Resources

      Additional Faculty Resources

      The FCLT helps specifically with technology for teaching and learning--primarily Canvas, course design and tools connected to these purposes for instruction. If you need help with technology outside of our domain of work, here are some other units who may assist you:

      • Faculty Facilitators 

        The Academic Senate has appointed six faculty facilitators to help fellow faculty with their online course creation this semester!  From simple Canvas procedures to more information on course design, you can get one-on-one help from faculty.  Request help from the above link. 

      • IT Support  manages and trains on the portal Office 365, Banner, Argos, the website, web and document accessibility for staff, and other noninstructional technology  at Mt. SAC. Equipment provision, phones, wifi.

        •  IT Helpdeskoffers information and help with requests for sandboxes, crosslisting, enrollment, course add/drops,  and equipment questions.
        • Canvas help: helps faculty and students with Canvas problems. Access from the global nav within Canvas. 
      • Mt. SAC Online  is a starting point for info about online classes at Mt. SAC and online services and programs, including student, faculty, and staff resources.  Offers steps for how to get started online. 
      • Professional and Organizational Development (POD): tracks all professional learning activity attendance  for all employees of the college  Manages the POD  calendar. Manages content completed within POD Connect including FOMAR and the Vision Resource Center. POD's website  offers great guides and resources for professors and adjuncts. Use POD Connect for free systemwide resources such as @ONE, Lynda/LinkedIn training and Skillsoft online self-paced training. POD hosts the Mountie Podcast. 
      • Presentation Services manages classroom audiovisual equipment and training. Facilitates captioning  services for video content at Mt. SAC. 
      • ACCESS Information for professors and students about student accommodations and accessibility.
    • Student Resources

      Student Resources

      • Tutoring for Students discover the many forms of academic student support including math, writing, and subject-specific supports, both online and on campus.
      • Distance Learning Support for Students web resources for those interested in online courses at Mt. SAC.
      • ACCESS  request accommodations and learn about accessibility resources
      • Mountie Student Hub (in Canvas) a hub inside Canvas giving students useful info on how to use Canvas and linking students with a multitude of support resources at Mt. SAC 
      • Canvasadors (in Canvas) Peer Mentors on using Canvas and other learning technologies for students

About FCLTFCLT logo

FCLT stands for Faculty Center for Learning Technology.

Our team offers faculty training and consultation in the use of Canvas and other education technology. We want to help you design high quality courses. 

Our workshops are on the POD Calendar. Our resources for professors can be found here, with more how-to info in Canvas in the Mt. SAC Canvas Faculty Center.  

Contact Us!


Office Hours for Faculty

Online (join from conference link in POD calendar) 
Wednesdays & Thursdays 2-4PM * by appointment 


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