Engagement

Save the Date: eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st

Join us for the eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st.  Register Now! Maximum number of participants: 40 Date: Tuesday August 20th & Wednesday August 21st Time: 8am – 4pm Last Date to Register: August 10th  Location:  Bellevue College Main Campus – Bellevue College Library Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Breakfast will begin at …more about Save the Date: eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st



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


XR Lab Open House for staff and students – January 10th

Come over, get a tour, and try out virtual reality for yourself! The Bellevue College Library Media Center would like to give Bellevue College faculty, staff, and students a chance to enjoy our newest space in the Library. Topic: Curriculum X-Ploration Audience: Staff & Faculty Curious about virtual reality? Wondering about classroom applications? Relax with …more about XR Lab Open House for staff and students – January 10th


Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.

Canvas tools can assist in maintaining regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course. 1. Create a Discussion Forum in the Getting Started Module. Keep this Discussion forum open for access during the whole quarter. Invite all students to participate and invite peer responses among students. Respond to messages with 24hrs. 2. …more about Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.


Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas

        BELLEVUE COLLEGE LIBRARY | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: elearning@bellevuecollege.edu Winter quarter start date: Monday, January 7th ends Friday, March 8th, Registration Link Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Canvas 101 is perfect for new online instructors, and it is …more about Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas


Analytics tool

At InstructureCon 2018, the company announced that Analytics 2 will be released. Bellevue College will add Analytics 2 in Canvas after December 11th. Analytics 2 will improve the visual representation of course data for students and instructors. Visit the Analytics 2 release notes for details on this release. You can also visit Analytics Studio page for more …more about Analytics tool


Backward Course Design

What is Backward Design? Now that students are registering for your Winter courses, you may be thinking about any course redesigns or remodels you want to implement. (Or, you may be thinking about building anew or even starting from scratch if you’ve just been assigned a course you’ve never taught.) One of the best ways …more about Backward Course Design


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)