Accessibility

Free Professional Development Certificates Available through the end of 2019

Free professional development micro courses are provided by IRIS for modules running through the end of 2019, thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. (Most modules require between 1-3 hours to complete.) I recently completed the modules in Accommodations: Instructional and Testing Supports for Students with Disabilities and ...more about Free Professional Development Certificates Available through the end of 2019


eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st

      Thank you for attending our Annual Summer Institute. Attendees, please complete our Summer Teaching Institute 2019 Evaluation.     Maximum number of participants: 40 Date: Tuesday August 20th & Wednesday August 21st Time: 8am – 4pm Lunch: Noon - 1pm Last Date to Register: August 15th Location:  Bellevue College Main Campus – Bellevue ...more about eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st



Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center

By Sukirti Ranade, Director of eLearning & Multimedia The eLearning department is planning on organizing a Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center. Betsy Zahrt Geib (Instructional Designer & Faculty Economics division) with assistance from Brian Saborboro and participation from Raymona Baldwin (Disability Resource Center) have planned some afternoon ...more about Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center


Students Want Better Organization, Clearer Explanations, and More Time to Concentrate on Learning

By Brian Bergen-Aurand The Survey Over the past year, the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) has surveyed four sets of students and faculty from around Washington, asking them to describe their encounters with digital learning. Specifically, SBCTC asked participants about their past experiences (what worked, didn’t work, was confusing or missing, and ...more about Students Want Better Organization, Clearer Explanations, and More Time to Concentrate on Learning


Developing Hybrid/Blended Materials

By Brian Bergen-Aurand With our continuing spate of inclement weather closing campus or otherwise interrupting our teaching schedules, I’ve turned toward putting some of my onground materials online. I’ve begun making a few resources and activities available to students with remote access because I’m trying not to fall behind. Most of us already use a ...more about Developing Hybrid/Blended Materials


uMeddle (Thoughts on Course Design)

When planning, designing, building, or remodeling a course, it is important to keep every aspect of the architecture in mind. Small changes anywhere can have big effects everywhere, so you want to make sure when you meddle with your course, you keep all the outcomes in mind. One way to remember all the moving parts ...more about uMeddle (Thoughts on Course Design)


Register for Canvas 201: Take your Course to the next level!

Use Canvas to overcome barriers to learning - Explore in depth tools in Canvas that enhances student learning. Fall quarter start date: Tuesday October 23rd ends November 30th Registration Link Audience: Faculty or Staff Required: Completion of Canvas 101 PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Review the Syllabus Facilitator: ...more about Register for Canvas 201: Take your Course to the next level!


eLearning Summer Teaching Institute 2018

Save the Date! 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 21st - August 22nd, 2018 Registration:   Link to register for the eLearning Summer Institute Instructional Designers will conduct interactive workshops and presentations on the following possible topics: Canvas ...more about eLearning Summer Teaching Institute 2018


Accessibility “How To” Webinars

Are you interested in learning how to make your web content accessible but haven't had the chance to take the Accessibility 101 course? Jess Thompson from SBTCC and the creator of the Accessibility 101 course hosted an accessibility webinar series over the winter quarter and has created videos of those webinars. Each webinar video is ...more about Accessibility “How To” Webinars