Technology Help Desk

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Training

Technology Learning & Connections Center

 Technology Learning & Connections Center

In-person technology training is offered each quarter in A109 for Bellevue College faculty and staff.  Workshops are geared to learning web and desktop software used at the college and to improve basic fundamental understanding of working with technology.

Summer Quarter Hours: Monday – Thursday – 10:30am – 4:00pm and Friday 9:30am – Noon
Summer Peer to Peer Canvas Faculty Support - Tuesday & Wednesday : 1:30pm-4:00pm, Thursday: 11:30am – 4:00pm -  Contact: 425-564-4214
Contact us:  425-564-4210

Training CalendarTraining Calendar for Canvas and other Technology

Lync 2013

Faculty Moderator Guide to start a Lync 2013 meeting

If you need live support, please send a Request Center ticket and setup an appointment time. Once you get a confirmation, click on the link below on the appointed time to get live help for Canvas. Use this link to test if Collaborate will work for you as a Participant.
Live Canvas Support Webinar for Faculty 

Blog

Catch up current support for Canvas and Office 2013

http://commons.bellevuecollege.edu/canvas/

Canvas Support Notes : Canvas support notes, updates, quick tips, upcoming webinars….

Draft State -  View notes and links from Instructure

Canvas Release Notes from Instructure : Instructure releases Beta and Production feature updates here.

Canvas Status Update - Detailed status info on selected Canvas features and functionality

Train on Canvas Tools at your own pace.

Self paced Canvas Training for Faculty. No registration required.

Direct url for the Training   -   https://bc.instructure.com/courses/860361
This course walks you through the basic features of using Canvas. It is self-paced and you can complete the assignments and quizzes at your own pace.
If you have questions, feel free to Contact us: 425-564-4210  |  425-564-4214

Training Calendar for Canvas and other Technology

Register for the workshops available on the Technology Training Calendar 

Training Calendar

The following offerings are available for students and faculty.

Need some extra help with Canvas? Our new Tech Cafe offers personalized tech support for you on any campus technology including Canvas.Offered the first week of every quarter. Help available for Faculty and Students.

What’s available for students?

Self-paced

  • Student User’s Guide to Canvas – This page will help you with the basics of getting started, getting your account set up, logging in the first time and where to find other technical help if you need it.
  • Canvas Student Orientation - An online, self-paced orientation you may view anytime.

Instructor-led

  • Canvas Online Learning Workshop - Get an idea of what it’s like to take an online class with this session. This course is designed to help you succeed in your online course. You’ll learn the software while learning about features like submitting your assignments and communicating with your instructor.
  • Canvas On-Campus Workshop - If face to face is more your speed, our Canvas On-Campus Workshop gives you a more personal orientation and introduction to Canvas, it’s features and how to succeed in your online course.

What’s available for faculty?

Online and self-paced

In-person workshops and walk-in help

Workshops and walk-in sessions are offered in A109 for faculty who want to learn Canvas.  These sessions focus on stepping you through Canvas features, working with site management screens and generally giving you the fundamentals of working with the tools.

Canvas Help Center

Instructure, the company that owns Canvas offers an online help website with guides, videos and a user community where you may connect with faculty from other colleges to share idea. Visit the Canvas Help Center.

Free Canvas test sites

Instructure offers free temporary sites for teachers who want to try out Canvas. If you aren’t scheduled to teach with Canvas in the fall, you can set up a temporary site anytime you wish by visiting www.instructure.com.

Faconline Listserv

If you’ve used Blackboard Vista in the past, it’s likely you’ve used faconline, Bellevue College’s listserv for faculty teaching online. This listserv is still the best way to connect with your BC faculty colleagues to share what you’ve learned about using Canvas, as well as exchange ideas about teaching online. Instructions for subscribing to Faconline.

 

Office 2013 and Office 2010 self-guided tutorials and other educational resources are available on the Technology Resources site
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