Educational Theory


Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center

By Sukirti Ranade, Director of eLearning & Multimedia The eLearning department is planning on organizing a Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center. Betsy Zahrt Geib (Instructional Designer & Faculty Economics division) with assistance from Brian Saborboro and participation from Raymona Baldwin (Disability Resource Center) have planned some afternoon ...more about Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center


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


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