The Call for Applications & Nominations for the 2020 Connie Broughton Innovation in eLearning Award (WA-CTCs) is open!

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Are you doing new or interesting things that positively affect learners in online, hybrid/blended, or web-enhanced courses? Are your friends and colleagues wowed and amazed at your innovation? Do you know someone who is doing great things and probably wouldn’t apply for themselves? If you answered yes to any of these questions … please apply for or nominate a colleague for …

The Connie Broughton
2020 Innovation in eLearning Award

The Connie Broughton Innovation in eLearning award, sponsored by the WA eLearning Council and awarded annually since 2007, recognizes replicable, adaptable, and pedagogically-sound innovations in the field of eLearning made by faculty, staff, and administrators at SBCTC system colleges. The winner will be announced at the 2020 Washington Canvas Conference (WACC).

Applications are Due by January 17th, 2020

FIND MORE INFO AT:
https://sites.google.com/site/waelearningcouncil/award

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AT:
http://bit.ly/2019-20CB-Award

PLEASE SEND QUESTIONS TO:
Alissa Sells
asells@sbctc.edu

The WA eLearning Council
Professional Development Workgroup

 

The 2020 WACC Call for Proposals is open!

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We invite you to submit a proposal to present at Washington’s Annual Canvas Conference (WACC)

March 26th – 27th at Tacoma Community College

Come share your amazing innovations in Canvas with faculty, staff, and Information Technology (IT) folks from around the state at our 8th annual Washington State Canvas Conference. WACC is a collaborative conference focused on enriching Canvas and technology users across the 34+ colleges and 6 universities in Washington. Whether it’s cool engagement activities, creative assignment design, innovative use of Canvas tools, or related to information or educational technology, you are invited to submit a proposal for presentation or a hands-on workshop.

Proposal submissions will be accepted now until December 23rd, 2019.

Proposals can be on any topic related to Canvas, IT, educational technology, equitable and inclusive teaching practices, equitable and inclusive course design, open educational resources (OER), accessibility, student services, student retention, and more!  Visit the conference recordings to view what other folks have shared.

Submit a 2020 WACC Proposal

To submit a proposal, click the link above or copy and paste the link below into your browser.

hxxp://bit,ly/WACC2020

Please contact Kathleen Chambers at kathleen.chambers@seattlecolleges.edu with WACC in the subject line with your questions. Thanks and we look forward to reading your proposal!

The WA eLearning Council
Professional Development Workgroup

IGNIS 2020 Call for Proposals

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Call for Proposals
IGNIS 2020 Webinar Series

The SBCTC Office of Educational Technology & Open Education is excited to offer a 7th season of IGNIS!

IGNIS is an annual webinar series featuring faculty, staff, and administrators from Washington State community and technical colleges who are successfully using instructional technology and/or innovative teaching practices to transform teaching and learning.

‘Ignis’ is the Latin word for ‘ignite’ or ‘spark’ and that’s exactly what this webinar series is all about … igniting your curiosity, sparking your imagination, and sharing the learning.

The 2020 IGNIS season will air on selected Thursdays from 2:00 – 3:00 PM from late March through early June.  We invite you to submit a presentation proposal and/or nominate a presenter for the 2020 IGNIS season.  Sky’s the limit for topics, but here are some ideas to help get you started:

  • Accessible Course Design
  • Active Learning
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Badging
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Communities of Practice (CoP)
  • Competency-based Education (CBE)
  • Course Alignment
  • Creative Uses for Canvas or Canvas Tools
  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • ePortfolios
  • Faculty & Staff Professional Development
  • Favorite Online Tools
  • Gamification in Learning
  • Guided Pathways
  • Higher Order Thinking
  • Innovative Assignment Design
  • Leadership
  • Learning Science
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Personalized Learning
  • Podcasting
  • Quality Assurance in Course Design
  • Regular & Substantive Interaction
  • Rubric Design
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)
  • Social Media in Instruction
  • Student or Faculty Engagement
  • Student Services
  • Tenure Processes
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Wild Card … Suggest Your Own Topic!

Submit a 2020 IGNIS Proposal

To submit a proposal, click the link above or copy & paste the link below into your browser.

http://bit.ly/IGNIS2020-CFP

Proposal submissions are requested by or before midnight on Monday, December 30th, 2019.

To view examples of previous IGNIS webinars, please visit the SBCTC IGNIS Webinar Series section of this blog. If you have questions, please contact Alissa Sells at asells@sbctc.edu.

Last IGNIS of 2019! CANCELLED :(

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Join us in Zoom
No registration required!
http://bit.ly/IGNIS-2019

– CANCELLED – 

Thursday, June 13th from 2-3 PM (Pacific)
for
Game Over:
Why your Attempts to Gamify your Course Don’t Work (and How to Fix It)
featuring

Jeremy Winn
eLearning Coordinator
Grays Harbor College

All are welcome to attend! Please share this webinar invitation with anyone & everyone that may be interested. The IGNIS 2019 webinars will be hosted in Zoom and will be live captioned. The webinars will also be recorded and the links will be posted to the IGNIS section of this blog following each webinar.

There is no need to register or sign-up. Just click the “Join Us in Zoom” link above or below to join the webinar at the designated time. Please sign in early to avoid technical issues. Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

Join us in Zoom
– OR –
Call in to participate by phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 (US Toll)
and enter Meeting ID 361 298 378 #

Please visit the IGNIS menu on the ATL blog for the complete list of 2019 IGNIS webinar recordings.

 

IGNIS 2019 continues!

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Join us in Zoom
No registration required!
http://bit.ly/IGNIS-2019

Thursday, May 30th from 2-3 PM (Pacific)
for
Will the test be multiple choice?:
Fully using Canvas Quiz Statistics to measure student learning
featuring

Melisa Ziegler
Coordinator of Organizational Learning
Tacoma Community College

All are welcome to attend! Please share this webinar invitation with anyone & everyone that may be interested. The IGNIS 2019 webinars will be hosted in Zoom and will be live captioned. The webinars will also be recorded and the links will be posted to the IGNIS section of this blog following each webinar.

There is no need to register or sign-up. Just click the “Join Us in Zoom” link above or below to join the webinar at the designated time. Please sign in early to avoid technical issues. Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

Join us in Zoom
– OR –
Call in to participate by phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 (US Toll)
and enter Meeting ID 361 298 378 #

Please visit the IGNIS menu on the ATL blog for the complete list of 2019 IGNIS webinar recordings.

 

IGNIS continues next week!

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Join us in Zoom
No registration required!
http://bit.ly/IGNIS-2019

Thursday, May 23rd from 2-3 PM (Pacific)
for
Wrestling the Ongoing Dilemma of Late Work
featuring

Ellen Bremen
Professor/Communication Studies Department
Highline College

All are welcome to attend! Please share this webinar invitation with anyone & everyone that may be interested. The IGNIS 2019 webinars will be hosted in Zoom and will be live captioned. The webinars will also be recorded and the links will be posted to the IGNIS section of this blog following each webinar.

There is no need to register or sign-up. Just click the “Join Us in Zoom” link above or below to join the webinar at the designated time. Please sign in early to avoid technical issues. Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

Join us in Zoom
– OR –
Call in to participate by phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 (US Toll)
and enter Meeting ID 361 298 378 #

Please visit the IGNIS menu on the ATL blog for the complete list of 2019 IGNIS webinar recordings.

 

IGNIS continues in 2 weeks!

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) IGNIS

Join us in Zoom
No registration required!
http://bit.ly/IGNIS-2019

You can earn a GAAD Accessibility Rockstar Badge from SBCTC for attending!
Read how to earn your badge on the AccessWA blog

Thursday, May 16th from 2-3 PM (Pacific)
for
PowerPoint Me Towards Accessibility!
The Basics of Inclusive PowerPoint Presentations
featuring
Amy Rovner
Instructional Designer, Accessible IT Coordinator & Part-time Nutrition Faculty, Shoreline Community
and
Miranda Levy
Program Specialist for Student Accessibility Services,
Shoreline Community College

All are welcome to attend! Please share this webinar invitation with anyone & everyone that may be interested. The IGNIS 2019 webinars will be hosted in Zoom and will be live captioned. The webinars will also be recorded and the links will be posted to the IGNIS section of this blog following each webinar.

There is no need to register or sign-up. Just click the “Join Us in Zoom” link above or below to join the webinar at the designated time. Please sign in early to avoid technical issues. Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

Join us in Zoom
– OR –
Call in to participate by phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 (US Toll)
and enter Meeting ID 361 298 378 #

Please visit the IGNIS menu on the ATL blog for the complete list of 2019 IGNIS webinar recordings.

 

IGNIS 2019 continues this week!

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Join us in Zoom
No registration required!
http://bit.ly/IGNIS-2019

Thursday, April 18th from 2-3 PM (Pacific)
for

Student Engagement in the Internet Age
featuring

William Jackson
History Faculty
Everett Community College

All are welcome to attend! Please share this webinar invitation with anyone & everyone that may be interested. The IGNIS 2019 webinars will be hosted in Zoom and will be live captioned. The webinars will also be recorded and the links will be posted to the IGNIS section of this blog following each webinar.

There is no need to register or sign-up. Just click the “Join Us in Zoom” link above or below to join the webinar at the designated time. Please sign in early to avoid technical issues.  Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

Join us in Zoom
– OR –
Call in to participate by phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 (US Toll)
and enter Meeting ID 361 298 378 #

Please visit the IGNIS menu on the ATL blog for the complete list of 2019 IGNIS webinar recordings.

Early Bird Registration – WACC 2019!

Please share with all who may be interested…

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Early bird registration for WACC 2019 is open!

Washington’s Annual Canvas Conference
March 28th – 29th at Tacoma Community College
#2019WACC

Register before February 28th to get the early bird rate!

The early bird rate of only $120.00 covers BOTH conference days and includes keynote speakers, 40+ ENGAGE!-ing presentations and workshops, a personalizable event program mobile application, a continental breakfast, break treats, beverages, and lunch each day!

Register for the 2019 WACC Conference

To register, click the link above or copy and paste the link below into your browser.

http://bit.ly/2019WACC-Registration

Don’t delay … the conference has sold out the last 3 years in a row!

For additional information, please visit the conference webpage.

Please contact Kathleen Chambers at kathleen.chambers@seattlecolleges.edu with WACC in the subject line with your questions. Thanks and we look forward to reading your proposal!

The WA eLearning Council
Professional Development Workgroup

Call for Proposals Extension – WACC 2019

Call for proposals deadline extension…new date Dec. 28th

Please share with all who may be interested…

2019 Washington's Annual Canvas Conference (WACC) logo showing two hands holding the Canvas logo with the word engage below

CALL for PROPOSALS – 2019 WACC

We invite you to submit a proposal to present at Washington’s Annual Canvas Conference (WACC)

March 28th – 29th at Tacoma Community College

Come share your amazing innovations in Canvas with faculty, staff, and Information Technology (IT) folks from around the state at our 7th annual Washington State Canvas Conference. WACC is collaborative conference focused on enriching Canvas and technology users across the 34+ colleges and 6 universities in Washington. Whether it’s cool engagement activities, creative assignment design, innovative use of Canvas tools, or related to information or educational technology, you are invited to submit a proposal for presentation or a hands on workshop.

Proposal submissions will be accepted now until December 28th, 2018.

Proposals can be on any topic related to Canvas, IT, educational technology, open educational resources (OER), accessibility, equitable and inclusive teaching practices, student services, student retention, and more! Visit the conference recordings to view what other folks have shared.

Submit a 2019 WACC Proposal

To submit a proposal, click the link above or copy and paste the link below into your browser.

http://bit.ly/2019WACC-Proposals

Please contact Kathleen Chambers at kathleen.chambers@seattlecolleges.edu with WACC in the subject line with your questions. Thanks and we look forward to reading your proposal!

The WA eLearning Council
Professional Development Workgroup