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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

Biography:

Sukirti Ranade has been a lead in the academic area, as an Educational Technologist, Systems Administrator and now directing the eLearning vision at Bellevue College. Holding a BA in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Informational Technology Systems, Sukirti has a long history of related work to build upon. As the Director of ...more about Sukirti Ranade


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Elizabeth Zahrt Geib

Associate Director of Instructional Design

Biography:

I am a certificated Instructional Designer with a passion for combining design and pedagogy to support equitable and accessible student learning in online and web-enhanced courses. I support faculty with Canvas issues, course builds, accessibility and UDL questions, enhanced page design, Cidi Labs, and ed tech tools. I thoroughly enjoy the creative and collaborative process ...more about Elizabeth Zahrt Geib


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Ron Austin

Digital Learning & Multimedia Manager

Biography:

I am the Digital Learning Manager and I manage the XR Lab with Bruce Wolcott. My current emphasis is on facilitating online training workshops for faculty and college employees, providing help with online course development, assisting with Canvas administration, and assisting with the supervision of the day to day activities at the XR Lab.   I ...more about Ron Austin


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Heather Rane

Digital Learning Coordinator

Biography:

I joined the Bellevue College eLearning team in the Fall of 2017  from the college's Information Technology Services division (since the Fall of 2013.) I received my Instructional Design Certificate from the Online Learning Consortium (Fall of 2018). I received both my AA (Fall of 2014) and BA (Fall of 2016) in Information Systems & ...more about Heather Rane


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Larry Boykin

Multimedia Technician Senior

Biography:

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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George Rowe

Instructional Designer/Faculty A&H Division

Biography:

I started at Bellevue College, as an adjunct faculty instructor (English Language Institute and the English Department) in fall 2018, and joined the eLearning team the next quarter. My interest in instructional design was borne out of my experience as an avid online learner pursuing professional development, my background in teaching, training and academic management, ...more about George Rowe


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Raji Sundar

Instructional Designer/Faculty Science Division

Biography:

I have been an educator at Bellevue College for more than a decade. As I am eager to contribute more to the field of education, I stepped into the field of instructional design. I am confident of my abilities to design instruction with the knowledge gained from graduating with a master's degree in Learning Design ...more about Raji Sundar


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Keith Rowley

Instructional Technologist/Faculty IBIT Division

Biography:

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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Bruce Wolcott

Instructional Designer/Faculty A&H Division

Biography:

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/Faculty A&H Division

Biography:

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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Morgan Olson

Instructional Designer/Tombolo Institute Faculty

Biography:

I’m new to the Bellevue College eLearning team as an Instructional Designer. I recently collaborated with the XR Lab to produce a training series on DALL·E 2 a new AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language. When I’m not helping out in eLearning, I teach at the Bellevue ...more about Morgan Olson


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Amilee Roberge

Instructional Designer/Faculty A&H Division


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Brian Saborboro

Accessibility Tester/Project Assistant

Biography:

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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