Conferences


Zoom: Recommended settings

Here are our generally-recommended Zoom settings. When the white circle is to the right (and the switch is blue), the setting is ON. When the white circle is to the left (and the switch is grey), the setting is OFF. The yellow-highlighted settings are ones to pay most attention to. The red-circled ones are essentially ...more about Zoom: Recommended settings


Online Meeting Tools Compared

The following data table is a comparison of the different conference tools that Bellevue College currently offers. This is an ongoing evaluation and is compiled from eLearning's experience with the tools, faculty & staff comments, and information from outside resources. The list was initially created by Elizabeth Zahrt Geib with updates by the entire BC ...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


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


The Northwest eLearning Conference

by Ron Austin In October 2019, I attended the NWeLearn Conference in Bend, Oregon with fellow Bellevue College Instructional Designer Bruce Wolcott. I was surprised I hadn’t heard of this particular group before attending the event. This organization has been around for over twelve years (since 2007) and is made up of many educators from ...more about The Northwest eLearning Conference


eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st

      Thank you for attending our Annual Summer Institute. Attendees, please complete our Summer Teaching Institute 2019 Evaluation.     Maximum number of participants: 40 Date: Tuesday August 20th & Wednesday August 21st Time: 8am – 4pm Lunch: Noon - 1pm Last Date to Register: August 15th Location:  Bellevue College Main Campus – Bellevue ...more about eLearning Summer Institute on August 20th and August 21st


Students Want Better Organization, Clearer Explanations, and More Time to Concentrate on Learning

By Brian Bergen-Aurand The Survey Over the past year, the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) has surveyed four sets of students and faculty from around Washington, asking them to describe their encounters with digital learning. Specifically, SBCTC asked participants about their past experiences (what worked, didn’t work, was confusing or missing, and ...more about Students Want Better Organization, Clearer Explanations, and More Time to Concentrate on Learning


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