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 15-16

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 15-16 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 15-16

Teaching with Canvas: Canvas 101

LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: Fall quarter start date: Monday, October 24th to November 2nd, Registration Link Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Sign up for Canvas 101!  REGISTRATION: Enrollment Link Hurry—enrollments are limited to ...more about Teaching with Canvas: Canvas 101

Extra Credit in Canvas

Three Ways to do extra credit There are several approaches instructors can adopt to can give students extra credit in Canvas using Assignments: awarding extra points for an existing Assignment-- or for a Discussion or a Quiz creating an Assignment worth zero points providing extra credit using weighted assignment groups Award extra points to graded items ...more about Extra Credit in Canvas

Canvas Section Cross-list/Merges

Process Reach out to your Program Directors / Division Deans / Program Chairs, if you need to Cross-List/Merge two sections. Your program administrators will be approving the sections to be merged. Instructors reach out to their Program Directors/ Division Deans / Program Chairs to request your Cross-List/Merges with the Primary/Secondary requests. Division Deans must approve ...more about Canvas Section Cross-list/Merges

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

Are you new to teaching or designing hybrid or online classes?

If so, this is a great place to start! This checklist was developed by the Bellevue College eLearning Council for instructors and course designers who are teaching or building hybrid and online courses for the first time.

Online DTA Presentation

The Online DTA Project is a pilot collaboration where faculty members work with instructional designers to create a high quality course in Canvas that meets the Bellevue College Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) requirements in addition to following best practices in design and Quality Matters (QM) guidelines. The presentation occurred May 19th and highlighted the successes of the faculty members from different divisions. Both faculty and instructional designers involved in the project explained the way the process worked and demonstrated the finished products.