Accessibility

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


Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas, Accessibility 101: Principles of Inclusive Design and Copyright Information for Educators

Teaching with Canvas: Canvas 101 Canvas 101 is perfect for new online instructors, and it is modular so instructors with varied backgrounds and experience can select the order of the modules that best apply to their needs. This online based workshop is intended to introduce instructors to the available tools in Canvas. It is self-paced, project-based, and guided–a facilitator will be available to answer ...more about Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas, Accessibility 101: Principles of Inclusive Design and Copyright Information for Educators


The Canvas Getting Started Module

Why use a Getting Started Module? Simple: to help students engage with a course. The Getting Started Module is an entry point for students in the course--whether hybrid or online. BC Connect has developed a Getting Started Module template for Canvas courses. What is this Getting Started Module? A brief video is available on YouTube ...more about The Canvas Getting Started Module


National Distance Learning Week

November 6-10, 2017 is National Distance Learning Week! Organized by the US Distance Learning Association (USDLA),  this week organizations across America will educate their constituents on the amazing growth in distance learning. Check the NDLW 2017 USDLA-Hosted Webinar Schedule for online activities in that week. Join us for eLearning activities at D140: Your Bellevue College eLearning ...more about National Distance Learning Week


Practical UDL Tips for Busy Instructors

A short (17:49) video with practical advice to instructors for getting started with Universal Design for Learning (UDL). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tN6wqLjxZf8


Free, Open-Source Images

As part of his "Visual Explanations: Making ideas clear and Accessible with Images" workshops, Bruce Wolcott maintains a pretty exhaustive list of websites that provide free/Creative Commons/open source images. By popular demand, we are happy to provide a reference to Bruce's document, hosted in his OneDrive. Click here to see Bruce's list of free, open-source images: ...more about Free, Open-Source Images


Announcing the eLearning Summer Institute on August 15th-16th

Link to the downloadable PDF Agenda. 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 15th-16th Instructional Designers will conduct interactive workshops and presentations on the following topics: Applying Accessibility principles to Word documents and Canvas Pages Canvas Tools – ...more about Announcing the eLearning Summer Institute on August 15th-16th