Working with DVC staff and faculty to develop websites and web-based material, hybrid/online courses, and sound pedagogy, Neal Skapura also collaborates with the Professional Development Office to offer trainings, drop-in times, and workshops year-round.

Drop-in hours

  • Monday-Tuesday 9:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Thursday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (1:30 on committee meeting days)

Typical workshops and support are geared around:

Best Practices for Online/Hybrid Course Design, WebCT 1, WebCT 2, Overviews in Streaming Audio/Video Development, Podcasting and Profcasting, Working with Digital Images, Technology in the Face-to-face Classroom, Webpage Options, Google Docs, and general technology hardware and software questions.

In addition, Apple Stores have great walk-in support (Genius Bar) for software and projects like how to make a: podcast, video, slideshow, or website when using Apple software; if interested in workshop schedules and walk-in times, access your local Apple store at:

Additional information and tutorials about technology are located on the Instructional Technology website, and one-on-one appointments are available with Neal Skapura.

Office Hour Appointments are available between 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in ATC 102, and drop-in hours are in Professional Development. To make an appointment, please email or call: and/or 925-969-2275.