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In addition to information of specific programs that faculty are using to provide remote instruction, the following are resources available to support staff in delivering instruction through emergency remote formats.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – Employee Rights

Chancellor’s Office COVID-19 Update Page

Anxiety Management in times of crises

ACCJC Guidance on interruptions of study

ACCJC In-Person to Distance Education Memo

CVC-OEI Support library

Advice for New Remote Instructors

Indiana University Resources

IU Teaching Materials

Online Resources for Science Labs – Simulations and Virtual Labs

3CSN Zoom Sessions on Navigating the Virtual Landscape

DZone: How to Work From Home When Your Kids Are Home, Too

Remote Instruction Resources for Specific Delivery Programs


Many in-person classes are moving to Canvas, the online learning management system used by YCCD Colleges.

Logging into Canvas

Canvas Guide for Faculty & Staff

Canvas Videos for Instructors 


If you are new to Canvas, then you can use the following resources to learn more about how to use the system: California Community College Training Vision Resource Center:  Resources on “Learning Canvas”, “Canvas, Tips, Tricks & Techniques” “Learning Zoom” and much more.

YCCD Helpdesk at or at 530-741-6981.

You can call Canvas Support toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The link with the Canvas contact number can be found once you are logged into Canvas by clicking the “Help” button.


If Faculty and Staff are eligible to use Microsoft Office 365, which includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Access to Microsoft Office 265 can be gained through the Campus Sign-On Portal using your employee ID and Password.

Office 365 support


Zoom is an online meeting service provided to all employees of the California Community Colleges by the CCC Confer project. If you have not already done so, please sign up for an account using the link below.

The Zoom Help Center provides access to training, webinars, and tutorials. You can access the Help Center by creating a Zoom account and logging in through the link below.

How to avoid the ZoomBomb

Meeting and Webinar Best Practices and Resources

Zoom support library


Camtasia is an all-in one screen recorder and video editor designed to allow educators to create video tutorials and other instructional videos for use in the classroom and online.

How to install CAMTASIA

Training:  Camtasia Training: Screen Recorder & Video Editor | TechSmith

Training is provided through the Camtasia vendor Techsmith at and through the California Community College Training Vision Resource Center (VRC) at (Login to the VRC is required).

For more information and training materials, please contact the Helpdesk at or at 530-741-6981.


Snagit is a screen capture and recording software used to quickly capture a process, add your explanation and create visual instructions.

You can find an introduction video below, followed by a link to Snagit tutorials and the installation instructions:

Snagit = The Best Screen Capture Software (Free Trial) | TechSmith

How to Install SNAGIT

Snagit Tutorials can be found at:

Yuba Community College District Help Desk – – 530.741.6981

California Virtual Campus

The California Virtual Campus (CVC) – Online Education Initiative (OEI) has many available online resources, including on-demand webinars and Instructional Design team virtual office hours.

Not sure what the VRC is?  Here’s a link to our local Knowledge Base Article with a link to the VRC. To register for an account click the “Register”  tab in the upper right corner of the page. (

Additional Information

Information Security

Misleading and False Information

03.16.2020 IT Helpdesk Warning abut Cyber-crime during Crisis

Faculty and Staff Protocol if a student discloses exposure to COVID-19 (03.14.2020)

What to do if you are experiencing symptoms – 03.14.2020

BENEFITS: Overview of Benefits



What precise circumstances would have to change in order to warrant the continuation of remote instruction beyond April 7th?

District and college staff are meeting daily to assess outer status in this rapidly changing crisis. Discussions about extending remote education is part of that daily conversation and we have a target date of this Sunday to make that decision based on the information we have at that time. Look for a message from the chancellor on Sunday evening.