eLearning Team

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Sukirti Ranade

Director, eLearning & Multimedia

Biography:

As the Director of eLearning and Multimedia, Sukirti manages the online learning management system Canvas, supports campus Instructional events, facilitates the eLearning Committee, encourages her staff to be resilient, promotes adoption of new technologies and participation in continuous professional development. Sukirti Ranade comes from a successful 6 years as Educational Technologist and Lead Canvas Administrator ...more about Sukirti Ranade


Ron Austin

Digital Learning & Multimedia Manager

Biography:

My professional passion is digital media, eLearning, and instructional design! I received my Master of Education from the University of Washington, Bothell where I studied educational technology and theories of education. This included taking courses affiliated with the Human Interface Technology Lab (HITLab) in Seattle and studying augmented reality.  Prior to that I earned a BA focusing on Communications ...more about Ron Austin


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Gordon Hom

(Retired)Digital Learning & Multimedia Manager

Biography:

Gordon has an extensive video production background beginning in the 1980s. As a cable producer and director, he produced over 500 live-on-tape multi-camera productions of talk, musical variety, and sports shows. He has extensive experience in mobile van multi-camera production, going out into the community to capture sporting events and festivals. After that, Gordon was ...more about Gordon Hom


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Bruce Wolcott

Instructional Designer/Technologist

Biography:

I've been a faculty member at Bellevue College since 1998, and have had the good fortune of teaching media theory topics that strongly interest me; History of Animation, Game Culture & Interactive Worlds, Writing for the Web, Visual Storytelling and Canvas 101. Before coming to Bellevue College I was a media production coordinator for the ...more about Bruce Wolcott


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Keith Rowley

Instructional Technologist

Biography:

I am a self-professed “software geek.” That is, I love to learn my way around new software, both online web-based apps, and locally-installed, usually more-robust desktop applications. I have been teaching Business Technology and Information Technology classes in the IBIT division of Bellevue College in Washington state since 2007, having moved to Washington from Texas, ...more about Keith Rowley


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Debi Griggs

Instructional Designer

Biography:

I have taught classes at Bellevue College for  over 20 years. I retired in April 2016, but I can’t seem to stay away. I have been active in online classes at Bellevue College since they were rolled out after the initial pilot. I've learned a great deal about teaching online and much of that was ...more about Debi Griggs


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Elizabeth Zahrt Geib

Instructional Designer

Biography:

Although I have been teaching at Bellevue College since 2012 I am the new-kid-on-the-block in eLearning, having landed here in the Fall quarter of 2016.  I have a passion for combining design and pedagogy to support student learning in online and web-enhanced courses. I can support faculty with course builds, accessibility and UDL questions, enhanced ...more about Elizabeth Zahrt Geib


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Brian Bergen-Aurand

Instructional Designer

Biography:

After years of resisting online teaching, I joined the eLearning team in August of 2017. Once I saw how the strategies and practices of eLearning began improving my in-class teaching as well—helping me organize my courses, link my learning objectives to my activities and assignments, and respond more easily and effectively to student work—I became ...more about Brian Bergen-Aurand


Ann Minks

eLearning Facilitator-Online workshop


Mandie Nash

eLearning Facilitator-Online workshop


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George Rowe

Instructional Designer

Biography:

  I am quite new to Bellevue College, having come on as an adjunct faculty instructor (English Language Institute and the English Department) in fall 2018, and joining the eLearning team even more recently. My interest in instructional design was borne out of my experience as an avid online learner pursuing professional development, my background ...more about George Rowe


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Larry Boykin

Multimedia Technician Senior

Biography:

Larry started working at Bellevue College in the Library Media Center in 1983 as a work study student assisting with the audio-visual delivery.  In 1987, Larry was hired part-time working off-site at the Bellevue College Continuing Education location. In 1989, Larry started working full-time with the Media Center.  First as the Media Dispatcher to now Media Technician Lead. In ...more about Larry Boykin


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Heather Rane

Digital Learning Coordinator

Biography:

Heather joined the Bellevue College eLearning team Fall 2017 from BC’s Information Technology Services division since Fall 2013. She received her Instructional Design Certificate in Fall 2018, her BA in Information Systems and Technology with a Cyber Security and Systems Administration Concentration in Fall 2016. Prior to that from a successful “Quality Service Experience” career ...more about Heather Rane


Karen Bethards

eLearning Advisor

Biography:

Karen joined the team as eLearning Advisor in May of 2019. She is responsible for advising online students on the process of identifying and attaining their educational goals. Also, she assists with the Tech Hub, Canvas Corner and eLearning requests for faculty and students. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Albion College (Michigan), ...more about Karen Bethards


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Biography:

For 18 years Brian has been creating art inspired by the TV shows he used to watch as a child. Spending hours of the day sketching his favorite characters from the Dragonball Z anime. Eventually, Brian lost his sight, turning art from a pastime into a means of coping with his disability and the stresses ...more about Brian Saborboro


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Brandae Grein

XR Lab Assistant

Biography:

I started working in the XR lab and the eLearning Center at Bellevue College in Spring 2018. Prior to working at Bellevue College, I have 11 years of experience in public speaking, presenting, and teaching in places ranging from ESL preschool classrooms to the Woodland Park Zoo. Currently, I am a computer science bachelor's student ...more about Brandae Grein


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