Accessibility


Introduction to Closed Captioning

The 30-minute workshop Introduction to Closed Captioning that was presented in the eLearning Center earlier this quarter is now available at the eLearningMedia Bellevue College channel at YouTube. We will continue to present this workshop in the eLearning Center during spring quarter for those of you who are on campus and would like to ask questions ...more about Introduction to Closed Captioning


Creating a YouTube Channel

With accessibility issues taking center stage in our courses, faculty are looking for the simplest, fastest way to add closed captioning to self-produced instructional videos. YouTube can both host your instructional videos and provide rudimentary closed captions. The captions will need to be edited and that will be the topic of another post. There is a ...more about Creating a YouTube Channel


Workshop-Accessibility 101: Principles of Inclusive Design

Dear Faculty, Learn how you can make easy changes and additions to your Canvas courses in order to create an inclusive course environment for all students. The Accessibility 101: Principles of Inclusive Design (ONLINE) workshop is being offered with flexibility to complete assignments in six weeks. The purpose of this course is to introduce participants ...more about Workshop-Accessibility 101: Principles of Inclusive Design


Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment

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Two day webinar On April 27-28, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT, you are invited to join members of the eLearning Council community to attend, “Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment: Opportunities and Challenges,” a two-day, online focus session, organized by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) (http://www.educause.edu/eli). Join your campus colleagues for an important ...more about Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment


BC Faculty Call Quality Matters® Training “Transformative”

What is Quality Matters? Quality Matters (QM) is a non-profit organization which is dedicated to improving the quality of online course design. Though QM has established a multi-faceted process for assuring the quality of online courses, the best place to begin is with the QM Rubric. Based upon research-supported and published best practices for online ...more about BC Faculty Call Quality Matters® Training “Transformative”


Help Us Celebrate National Distance Learning Week!

This year National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) will be celebrated from November 9th-13th! National Distance Learning Week is organized by the US Distance Learning Association (USDLA).This week organizations across America will educate their constituents on the amazing growth in distance learning.



Accessibility in Online Learning

It’s the law, it’s in the news and it assures that all qualified students receive the same opportunity to succeed here at BC.


Harvard and MIT Sued Over Closed Captions

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed federal lawsuits against Harvard and M.I.T., saying both universities violated antidiscrimination laws by failing to provide closed captioning in their online lectures, courses, podcasts and other educational materials.