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Online Meeting Tools Compared

Overview This is an ongoing evaluation comparing the different online conference tools used by Bellevue College. The College primarily supports Microsoft Teams and Zoom at this time. If you just need a quick and simple lecture recording rather than a conference then Zoom is often the best choice. Please view the additional comments, and FERPA ...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


Developing Hybrid / Blended Materials

by Brian Bergen-Aurand With our continuing spate of inclement weather closing campus or otherwise interrupting our teaching schedules, I’ve turned toward putting some of my onground materials online. I’ve begun making a few resources and activities available to students with remote access because I’m trying not to fall behind. Most of us already use a ...more about Developing Hybrid / Blended Materials



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


5 Ways to Use Canvas in Your Onground Classes

by George Rowe If you’re an instructor in a higher-education classroom, it’s unlikely you haven’t heard of or used the ‘flipped learning’ or ‘flipped classroom’ approach: students access course content online via video lectures and other multimedia, then come to class armed with questions and background knowledge ready to engage in guided, workshop-oriented tasks. Through ...more about 5 Ways to Use Canvas in Your Onground Classes


Respondus Lockdown Browser

by Sukirti Ranade Respondus LockDown Browser is a specially-designed web browser for taking tests in Canvas. When you build your quiz, you are able to setup that quiz which can only be completed, using the LockDown Browser. Students will need to download and use the LockDown Browser software to take that quiz. You do not ...more about Respondus Lockdown Browser


Educators Love a Good Metaphor

by Ron Austin I remember a guest educator speaking about “scaffolding” at a Bellevue College professional development day ten years ago. The term “scaffolding” is an educational metaphor I studied while earning my Master of Education degree. I listened with interest as the educator and another visitor discussed something I had recently learned about myself. ...more about Educators Love a Good Metaphor