National Distance Learning Week

November 6-10, 2017 is National Distance Learning Week! Organized by the US Distance Learning Association (USDLA),  this week organizations across America will educate their constituents on the amazing growth in distance learning. Check the NDLW 2017 USDLA-Hosted Webinar Schedule for online activities in that week. Join us for eLearning activities at D140: Your Bellevue College eLearning ...more about National Distance Learning Week

eLearning Team Presents at Northwest eLearn Conference 2017

James Riggall explaining virtual reality. On Thursday and Friday, October 19-20, several members of the eLearning Center team attended and presented at the Northwest eLearn Conference in Pasco, Washington. Visiting Fulbright scholar James Riggall and BC faculty Bruce Wolcott presented their virtual reality systems, along with their ongoing work developing curriculum for two Winter quarter classes about ...more about eLearning Team Presents at Northwest eLearn Conference 2017

Practical UDL Tips for Busy Instructors

A short (17:49) video with practical advice to instructors for getting started with Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Free, Open-Source Images

As part of his "Visual Explanations: Making ideas clear and Accessible with Images" workshops, Bruce Wolcott maintains a pretty exhaustive list of websites that provide free/Creative Commons/open source images. By popular demand, we are happy to provide a reference to Bruce's document, hosted in his OneDrive. Click here to see Bruce's list of free, open-source images: ...more about Free, Open-Source Images

Announcing the eLearning Summer Institute on August 15th-16th

Link to the downloadable PDF Agenda. Do you teach a web-enhanced, hybrid, or an online class? Learn about creating an engaging and collaborative learning environment online using Canvas. Save These Dates! August 15th-16th Instructional Designers will conduct interactive workshops and presentations on the following topics: Applying Accessibility principles to Word documents and Canvas Pages Canvas Tools – ...more about Announcing the eLearning Summer Institute on August 15th-16th

Teaching with Canvas: Canvas 101

LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: Fall quarter start date: Monday, October 24th to November 2nd, Registration Link Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Sign up for Canvas 101!  Spring quarter dates: Monday, July 9th to ...more about Teaching with Canvas: Canvas 101

Extra Credit in Canvas

Three Ways to do extra credit There are several approaches instructors can adopt to can give students extra credit in Canvas using Assignments: awarding extra points for an existing Assignment-- or for a Discussion or a Quiz creating an Assignment worth zero points providing extra credit using weighted assignment groups Award extra points to graded items ...more about Extra Credit in Canvas

Collaboratory “Interactive Worlds” events sponsored by eLearning

Our Goal: We want to get BC students, faculty and staff to attend live events and presentations taking place in the new Collaboratory  located in the Bellevue College Learning Media Center. BC Facilitators: Bruce Wolcott, Gordon Hom and Sukirti Ranade Guests: Dr. Don Alvarez with FilmmakerLive, Software engineers Brian Zhou and Xinli Zou with Wyzlink BC communications ...more about Collaboratory “Interactive Worlds” events sponsored by eLearning