Date posted: December 28, 2018
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.
Date posted: December 25, 2018
BELLEVUE COLLEGE LIBRARY | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Date posted: December 3, 2018
At InstructureCon 2018, the company announced that Analytics 2 will be released. Bellevue College will add Analytics 2 in Canvas after December 11th. Analytics 2 will improve the visual representation of course data for students and instructors. Visit the Analytics 2 release notes for details on this release. Highlights for Analytics 2: Will exist concurrently ...more about Analytics tool
Date posted: November 16, 2018
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
Date posted: November 10, 2018
Virtual Reality Professionals Panel "Come and meet young professionals in the emerging tech field of virtual reality. The first hour is a traditional panel discussion and the second hour for virtual reality demos and networking. Our panelists are: Xuny Haley from CoMotion Labs at the UW Jack Pritz from Unity, Amanda Watson from Oculus Michael Gelon ...more about Innovation in Virtual Worlds
Date posted: October 30, 2018
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)
Date posted: October 22, 2018
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!
Date posted: September 17, 2018
Over the summer, Bruce Wolcott received a 360 camera from the Communication Studies Department. Enjoy this 360 view slide show of the eLearning space in D140 and the location of our XR lab which will be ready for winter quarter.
Date posted: August 22, 2018
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
Date posted: July 31, 2018
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