Online Faculty


Foothill Global Access provides a variety of services to faculty. Find out what's available and how to get them.

Training and Professional Development

Faculty have many professional development training opportunities available on campus and via the Internet on topics including Etudes certification, teaching with multimedia, podcasting, fair use, copyright, preventing plagiarism, accessibility and universal design, smart classrooms, and Web 2.0 tools.



Explore resources that can help you be successful as an online faculty member including online forms, information about best practices, preventing cheating, free and open learning content (textbooks and courseware), Web 2.0 tools, student conduct, and more.

All About Etudes

Find out what you need to know about Etudes including guides, best practices, background, and troubleshooting.

Committees and Planning

Ongoing analysis and future planning for distance education programs and services are provided via Foothill’s college wide master planning process. Technological support and coordination are addressed through the Technology Task Force (TTF). Practices to ensure quality online instruction and student services are addressed in the campus Distance Education Advisory Committee (DEAC) and the Committee on Online Learning (COOL). In Spring 2012, the Accessibility Compliance Taskforce in Online Learning (ACTiON) was launched.

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