Educational Theory

Analytics in Canvas

By Sukirti Ranade, Director of eLearning & Multimedia. Canvas collects data to analyze student usage patterns.  This data can allow the instructor to examine the student engagement in your online Canvas class. Instructors can check how their students are progressing through course with participation, submissions, on time/late/missing submissions, and current grade. How do I access ...more about Analytics in Canvas


Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.

Canvas tools can assist in maintaining regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course. 1. Create a Discussion Forum in the Getting Started Module. Keep this Discussion forum open for access during the whole quarter. Invite all students to participate and invite peer responses among students. Respond to messages with 24hrs. 2. ...more about Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.


Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas

        BELLEVUE COLLEGE LIBRARY | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: elearning@bellevuecollege.edu Winter quarter start date: Monday, January 7th ends Friday, March 8th, Registration Link Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Canvas 101 is perfect for new online instructors, and it is ...more about Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas


Backward Course Design

What is Backward Design? Now that students are registering for your Winter courses, you may be thinking about any course redesigns or remodels you want to implement. (Or, you may be thinking about building anew or even starting from scratch if you’ve just been assigned a course you’ve never taught.) One of the best ways ...more about Backward Course Design


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 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: Mandie Nash, ...more about Register for Canvas 201: Take your Course to the next level!


XR Lab and Virtual worlds technologies

Update from Bruce Wolcott Teaching Faculty | Instructional Designer | Communication Studies | eLearning Center The newly developing XR Lab, located within the Bellevue College eLearning Center, continues this exploration of virtual worlds technologies, by Partnering with Bellevue College faculty to provide live VR learning experiences for students to augment current curricula in a variety ...more about XR Lab and Virtual worlds technologies


Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas

LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: elearning@bellevuecollege.edu Summer quarter start date: Monday July 9th, Registration is closed Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer 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 ...more about Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas


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


First week of the communication class using Virtual Reality

James Riggall kicks off the start of Bellevue College’s new course offerings on Virtual Reality with CMST 196: Virtual Reality: Design and Communications. There will be two courses, the other course being CMST 296 Virtual Reality Lab Project. Both courses are co-taught by James Riggall and Bruce Wolcott. The new courses are held in the ...more about First week of the communication class using Virtual Reality