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

Innovation in Virtual Worlds

Virtual Reality Professionals Panel "Come and meet young professionals in the emerging tech field of virtual reality. The first hour is a traditional panel discussion and the second hour for virtual reality demos and networking. Our panelists are: Xuny Haley from CoMotion Labs at the UW Jack Pritz from Unity, Amanda Watson from Oculus Michael Gelon ...more about Innovation in Virtual Worlds

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!

A 360 view of eLearning and XR Lab

Over the summer, Bruce Wolcott received a 360 camera from the Communication Studies Department. Enjoy this 360 view slide show of the eLearning space in D140 and the location of our XR lab which will be ready for winter quarter.

eLearning Summer Teaching Institute 2018 Highlights

Two successful days of sharing and experiencing new educational technologies! We unveiled our Lightboard in Room Q. Here are the Highlights of the two days. Well planned activities by our Instructional designers Keith Rowley, Betsy Zahrt Geib, Brian Bergen-Aurand and Bruce Wolcott. A big thankyou to Teri Hull, Heather Rane, Larry Boykin and Gordon Hom ...more about eLearning Summer Teaching Institute 2018 Highlights

Meet the New Canvas Gradebook

Instructure has just released a New Gradebook! It is enabled at the course level, and is not enabled by default -- by default you'll keep using the regular old gradebook, so if you wish to take a look at it, you'll need to turn it on in at least one of your classes. See those ...more about Meet the New Canvas Gradebook

XR Lab and Virtual worlds technologies

Update from Bruce Wolcott Teaching Faculty | Instructional Designer | Communication Studies | eLearning Center The newly developing XR Lab, located within the Bellevue College eLearning Center, continues this exploration of virtual worlds technologies, by Partnering with Bellevue College faculty to provide live VR learning experiences for students to augment current curricula in a variety ...more about XR Lab and Virtual worlds technologies

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