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The eLearning Department

The eLearning department supports all faculty teaching online, hybrid and on-ground classes. We also support all students using Canvas. The eLearning team includes Digital Learning & Multimedia Services. View the Instructional Designer’s schedules for the faculty live Zoom support.

eLearning Staff

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Sukirti Ranade

Director, eLearning & Multimedia


As the Director of eLearning and Multimedia, Sukirti manages the online learning management system Canvas, supports campus Instructional events, facilitates the eLearning Committee, encourages her staff to be resilient, promotes adoption of new technologies and participation in continuous professional development. Sukirti Ranade comes from a successful 10+ years as Educational Technologist and Lead Canvas Administrator ...more about Sukirti Ranade

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Ron Austin

Digital Learning & Multimedia Manager


My professional passion is digital media, eLearning, and instructional design! I received my Master of Education from the University of Washington, Bothell where I studied educational technology and theories of education. This included taking courses affiliated with the Human Interface Technology Lab (HITLab) in Seattle and studying augmented reality.  Prior to that I earned a BA focusing on Communications ...more about Ron Austin

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Heather Rane

Digital Learning Coordinator


Heather joined the Bellevue College eLearning team in Fall 2017 from BC’s Information Technology Services division in Fall 2013. She received her Instructional Design Certificate in Fall 2018, her BA in Information Systems & Technology, Cyber Security & Systems Administration in Fall 2016. Prior to that from a successful “Quality Service Experience” career in Retail ...more about Heather Rane

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Larry Boykin

Multimedia Technician Senior


Larry started working at Bellevue College in the Library Media Center in 1983 as a work study student assisting with the audio-visual delivery.  In 1987, Larry was hired part-time working off-site at the Bellevue College Continuing Education location. In 1989, Larry started working full-time with the Media Center.  First as the Media Dispatcher to now Media Technician Lead. In ...more about Larry Boykin

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Elizabeth Zahrt Geib

Instructional Designer


Although I have been teaching at Bellevue College since 2012 I am the new-kid-on-the-block in eLearning, having landed here in the Fall quarter of 2016.  I have a passion for combining design and pedagogy to support student learning in online and web-enhanced courses. I can support faculty with course builds, accessibility and UDL questions, enhanced ...more about Elizabeth Zahrt Geib

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Keith Rowley

Instructional Technologist


I am a self-professed “software geek.” That is, I love to learn my way around new software, both online web-based apps, and locally-installed, usually more-robust desktop applications. I have been teaching Business Technology and Information Technology classes in the IBIT division of Bellevue College in Washington state since 2007, having moved to Washington from Texas, ...more about Keith Rowley

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George Rowe

Instructional Designer


  I am quite new to Bellevue College, having come on as an adjunct faculty instructor (English Language Institute and the English Department) in fall 2018, and joining the eLearning team even more recently. My interest in instructional design was borne out of my experience as an avid online learner pursuing professional development, my background ...more about George Rowe

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Bruce Wolcott

Instructional Designer/Technologist


I've been a faculty member at Bellevue College since 1998, and have had the good fortune of teaching media theory topics that strongly interest me; History of Animation, Game Culture & Interactive Worlds, Writing for the Web, Visual Storytelling and Canvas 101. Before coming to Bellevue College I was a media production coordinator for the ...more about Bruce Wolcott

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Deborah Leblang

Instructional Designer


Deborah Leblang joined the Instructional design team with thirteen years of interdisciplinary collegiate teaching experience.  She has two master's degrees from Columbia University: Master of Arts in Art History and Archaeology as well as Master of Science in Architectural History and Conservation. Her research is currently on women in arts education. Deborah teaches in both ...more about Deborah Leblang

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Brian Saborboro

Accessibility Tester/Project Assistant


For 18 years Brian has been creating art inspired by the TV shows he used to watch as a child. Spending hours of the day sketching his favorite characters from the Dragonball Z anime. Eventually, Brian lost his sight, turning art from a pastime into a means of coping with his disability and the stresses ...more about Brian Saborboro

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