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Grants 101

Grants - money

As Bellevue College negotiates difficult budget times, finding funding for new initiatives can be tough. However, BC was awarded over $4 million last year in grant funding for programs and services across the college like the Worker Retraining program, the Center for Career Connections, and High School Programs. But where did that funding come from, and how can programs pursue …more about Grants 101

Self-Mentoring Workshop (NEW)

Adjunct Mentoring Program faculty participants

Join faculty and staff colleagues to learn practical steps to becoming proactive in your career development! Discover new ways to grow more self-aware, and even mentor yourself, to improve your job satisfaction!  What is self-mentoring? Come and find out. Facilitated by Archana Alwar, Adjunct Mentoring Lead, and Paula McPherson, BC Academic Advisor, this 2-hour workshop for faculty and …more about Self-Mentoring Workshop (NEW)

Climate Justice Summer Institute

Fload indicating climate changes

The Climate Justice Summer Institute is an intensive three-day, workshop-style institute designed to help faculty participants hone their knowledge of climate justice issues and, with significant support, emerge from the Institute with one lesson created and ready-to-go for an existing course that addresses the looming threats of climate disruption and mitigation. Participants are not required …more about Climate Justice Summer Institute

Project-based Learning Summit

Learning that sticks presentation - spring 2019

Do you currently have your students do projects? Are you interested in integrating real-world problems into your curriculum? Do you want to use an inquiry-based method of learning that is intellectually stimulating and engaging to students?  If so, please come join us in a Project-based Learning Summit. The Project-based Learning Summit is designed to help …more about Project-based Learning Summit

Building an Equitable Classroom Community with CATs – One Day Workshop!

Jen Anderson leading a session of the Transparent and Relevant strand

Are you looking for innovative ways to ensure all your students are learning what you hope they are learning in your class? Would you like some tips for enhancing the energy and building community in your classroom? CATs may be just the thing for you! Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are simple, non-graded, sometimes anonymous, in-class …more about Building an Equitable Classroom Community with CATs – One Day Workshop!

Teaching in the Diverse Classroom – One Day Workshop!

High Five Workshop discussion

What does diversity mean in the community college classroom context? Join Eric Davis, Interim Dean of Social Science, in this one-day interactive event exploring the role diversity plays on our campus, particularly as instructors. Topics we plan to address throughout the day include:     The Language of Diversity—Feeling comfortable deploying terminology Cultural self-awareness—Understanding one’s …more about Teaching in the Diverse Classroom – One Day Workshop!

Quality Online Pedagogy

Online Teaching and Learning

This summer, discover how to be a more effective online educator! This pedagogy workshop focuses on investigating current evidence-based practices in teaching online/hybrid courses. Discussions and exercises center on topics such as effective course navigation, universal design, accessible content, copyright and fair use, effective discussions and transparent assessments, diversity and equity in online learning, and …more about Quality Online Pedagogy