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eLearning Faculty Summer Institute August 18th

eLearning Faculty Summer Institute Live-remote on Tuesday August 18th and Self-Paced Online Through the Start of Fall Quarter This summer the Summer Institute will be remote AND online. On Tuesday morning facilitators will demonstrate a concept and share effective examples of activities in 25 minute consecutive sessions in Microsoft Teams. Tuesday afternoon is reserved for ...more about eLearning Faculty Summer Institute August 18th


Online Meeting Tools Compared

The following data table is a comparison of the different conference tools that Bellevue College currently offers. This is an ongoing evaluation and is compiled from eLearning's experience with the tools, faculty & staff comments, and information from outside resources. The list was initially created by Elizabeth Zahrt Geib with updates by the entire BC ...more about Online Meeting Tools Compared


Deep Dive Live 2020 – Postponed

This event has been postponed. We will offer an Online Session with eLearning Designers at this scheduled time. Please stop by with your questions about Canvas or related online technology questions. eLearning Online walk-in hours and Zoom session link New Date will be posted soon. The eLearning staff and Instructional Designers will return for Deep ...more about Deep Dive Live 2020 – Postponed



Use Canvas during Inclement weather

by Sukirti Ranade. How will your students access your course in case of a campus-wide shut down? Instructors: Establish notification procedures for students (both to and from); reduce or eliminate unnecessary student trips to campus when the instructor cannot make it to campus. Design-in multiple, flexible communication and learning strategies and options that do not ...more about Use Canvas during Inclement weather


The Northwest eLearning Conference

by Ron Austin In October 2019, I attended the NWeLearn Conference in Bend, Oregon with fellow Bellevue College Instructional Designer Bruce Wolcott. I was surprised I hadn’t heard of this particular group before attending the event. This organization has been around for over twelve years (since 2007) and is made up of many educators from ...more about The Northwest eLearning Conference


A Survey of Online Teaching

by Brian Bergen-Aurand Faculty nationwide who have worked with instructional designers say they have enjoyed the experience and report that their courses have benefited from the collaboration, according to a survey recently published in Inside Higher Ed. 93% of faculty describe the experience as positive or very positive, and nearly 70% agree or strongly agree ...more about A Survey of Online Teaching



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