August 9, 2017

Island vacationTHIS WEEK

Monday, August 14, 2017 GRADES must be submitted by 11:00 PM.  Be mindful of Instructor Briefcase time availability restrictions.

 

Book orders for fall quarter – All book orders need to be sent to Cindi Sayer in the bookstore ASAP!.  If anyone hasn’t submitted book orders please be mindful that BC is required by law to have books available for students within a certain time after classes have been staffed.

Important MessageATTENTION FACULTY! – IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Do you frequently merge two or more sections of the same class in Canvas?  The WA Attorney General’s office recently ruled that many Canvas section merges are not FERPA compliant.  As a result, BC will limit merges to those sections of a class that must be taught together (for example, SPAN 221/222/223). You can find more information at the Bellevue College eLEARNING web site.

FacultyFACULTY RESOURCES

The Chronicle of Higher EducationThe Distracted Classroom: Transparency, Autonomy, and PedagogyArticle submitted by Maggie Harada.

Open Washington Logo Faculty are invited to join Open Washington, a network for WA state’s community & technical colleges!  The Open Washington network is an extensive hub of Open Educational Resources from across the country.  There are resources available in ASL, Art, Communication, Drama, English, French, Humanities, Philosophy, Research, Spanish, and  many other disciplines.  For more information, visit the Open Washington website.

State Board Community Technical Colleges The Office of eLearning & Open Education at the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges (SBCTC) offers a suite of free, high-quality professional learning opportunities to system faculty and staff year-round.  Check out the upcoming summer enrichment opportunities, dates registration info on the A&H Commons web site.

Dept of eLearning Syllabi Template – relocated to eLearning.  All updates will be done by eLearning.

Dept of eLearning Make Your Canvas Syllabus Publicly Viewable. Step by Step instructions from eLearning.

Cat lounging on beach The next issue of the A/H Weekly News digest will be on Wednesday, August 30, please submit news items to me no later than Monday, August 28.     Please be mindful that the A&H Weekly News Digest goes out ONLY on Wednesdays.  I’ll be on vacation from 8/14-8/25

August 2, 2017

Creating Islands of SanityTHIS WEEK

♦  TODAY! August 2, 2017. Fundraising for Fundraising for Japan Week flyerJapan Week. The BC Japanese Culture Exchange Club will be hosting a fundraiser event to support October’s “Japan Week @BC” at the cafeteria from 12:30-2:30.  Japanese items and “onigiri” (rice balls) will be available for purchase.

Thursday, August 3, & Friday, August 4, 2017 I-90 Closure for the Blue Angels. Theatre Performanc "I and You"For closure times and other info please visit the WA State Department of Transportation web site.

August 3 – August 6, 2017I and You | Stop Gap Theatre | Tickets  available through Brown Paper Tickets.

Suzy Lepeintre


Saturday, August 5, 2017
Memorial Service for Suzy Lepeintre. It’s hard to say goodbye.   It’s hard to let go of someone so young and good, so filled with life and love. Please join family and friends at 10:30 am at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell.  You can find more information on “Saying good-bye to Suzy” at her Color of Hope blog.  In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the following organizations that were close to Suzy’s heart.  Camp Kesem, Harmony Hill or Swedish Cancer Institute

 

ATTENTION FACULTY! – IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Important Message Do you frequently merge two or more sections of the same class in Canvas?  The WA Attorney General’s office recently ruled that many Canvas section merges are not FERPA compliant.  As a result, BC will limit merges to those sections of a class that must be taught together (for example, SPAN 221/222/223). You can find more information at the Bellevue College eLEARNING web site.

FACULTY RESOURCES

Open Washington Logo Faculty are invited to join Open Washington, a network for WA state’s community & technical colleges!  The Open Washington network is an extensive hub of Open Educational Resources from across the country.  There are resources available in ASL, Art, Communication, Drama, English, French, Humanities, Philosophy, Research, Spanish, and many other disciplines.  For more information, visit the Open Washington website.

State Board Community Technical Colleges The Office of eLearning & Open Education at the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges (SBCTC) offers a suite of free, high-quality professional learning opportunities to system faculty and staff year-round.  Check out the upcoming summer enrichment opportunities, dates registration info on the A&H Commons web site

July 26, 2017

Beach SceneSPECIAL EVENT

Monday, July 31Bellevue College Welcomes Sherilyn Fenn | Carlson Theatre | Free Event |
12-2pm Acting Session &
2:15-3:15pm Q&A Session.

Sponsored by Bellevue College Film Club.   For more info contact:  Craig Hurd Mckenney

 

Important MessageATTENTION FACULTY!

Do you frequently merge two or more sections of the same class in Canvas? The WA Attorney General’s office recently ruled that many Canvas section merges are not FERPA compliant.  As a result, BC will limit merges to those sections of a class that must be taught together (for example, SPAN 221/222/223). You can find more information at the Bellevue College eLEARNING web site.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Theatre Performanc "I and You"
August 3 – August 6, 2017
I and You | Stop Gap Theatre | Tickets  available through Brown Paper Tickets.

July 19, 2017

Beach Scene
DESK COPIES

Please use this time before fall quarter to order your desk copies from publishers.  Plenty of time left to receive them and plan your course.

 

FacultyFACULTY RESOURCES

Want to improve your online course sites? BC’s eLearning department assists faculty in enhancing online content for more effective student engagement and retention. Their instructional designers partner with faculty to design online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced coursework.  They also offer a variety of free workshops for faculty over the summer.  For more information about their services, please check out the eLearning web site.

Do you have information to share that you think might benefit your division colleagues?  The weekly A&H Digest  features a new section “Faculty Resources, for disseminating informative articles, workshops, and other events of specific interest to faculty.  Please send all info to:  Janis Juarez

Flyer for eventsUPCOMING EVENTS

August 3 – August 6, 2017I and You | Stop Gap Theatre | Tickets  available through Brown Paper Tickets

September 13, 2017 A&H Retreat Mercer Island Community Center  | Contact Maggie Harada or Scott Bessho if you have any questions or suggestions.

 

 

 

July 12, 2017

Beach SceneSYLLABI TEMPLATE UPDATE

Syllabi template is now available on the Bellevue College web site under eLEARNING.  All links will be updated in this new site.  If you have any questions or comments regarding the syllabi template be sure to e-mail: eLEARNING.

PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to include both Policies in your syllabi available on the A&H web site located  under “Student Information.”


Faculty
FACULTY RESOURCES

  “FREE” Accessibility 101: The Basics of Inclusive Design. On-line class, 25 hours.   August 7 – September 3.    Registration is NOW open.  Do not wait to register, class has a tendency to fill up very fast.   Class offered through the SBCTC. More info can be found on the A&H Commons web site.

 Do you have information to share that you think might benefit your division colleagues?  The weekly A&H Digest  features a new section “Faculty Resources, for disseminating informative articles, workshops, and other events of specific interest to faculty.  Please send all info to:  Janis Juarez


Upcoming EventsUPCOMING EVENTS

♦ August 3 – August 6, 2017: I and You | Stop Gap Theatre | Tickets will be available through Brown Paper Tickets

 

July 5, 2017

Labuan, MalaysiaTHIS WEEK

SYLLABI / OFFICE HOURSplease send syllabi to Janis Juarez via e-mail or though the Request Center.  Send ELI and all Basic and Transitional Studies syllabi to Seda Markarova.  Most preferred are the CANVAS syllabi links.  To mark your syllabus “public” in Canvas, please view this video.  This is an EXCELLENT video.


FacultyFACULTY RESOURCES

Calling all Faculty Who Teach Writing! You may be interested in the upcoming meeting of the Two-Year College (English) Association of the Pacific Northwest [TYCA-PNW] at the UW Tacoma. The deadline for proposals is August 1.  Read all about it at:  tyca-pnw.orgsubmitted by Maggie Harada

Do you have information to share that you think might benefit your division colleagues?  The weekly A&H Digest  features a new section “Faculty Resources, for disseminating informative articles, workshops, and other events of specific interest to faculty.  Please send all info to:  Janis Juarez

June 28, 2017

Kuredu IslandSYLLABI / OFFICE HOURS

SYLLABI – When completed, please send to Janis Juarez via e-mail or though the Request Center.  Send ELI and all Basic and Transitional Studies syllabi to Seda Markarova.  Most preferred are the CANVAS syllabi links.  To mark your syllabus “public” in Canvas, please view this video.  This is an EXCELLENT video.

Office Hours Please send your office hours, or time of availability to students, to Jon Kissoondyal. He would like the following: time of availability, how or where? Office Location and office phone number.


PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

Art Instructor Dale Lindman

 

Three Decades of Dale Lindman’s Art Exhibited at BC

 

 

 


Dog and spinners for July 4thPLEASE MAKE NOTE

The campus will be closed Tuesday, July 4.

 

June 21, 2017

Kitty drinking lemonadeSYLLABI

SYLLABI – Summer faculty are working on summer 2017 syllabi (yes?).  When completed, please send to Janis Juarez via e-mail or though the Request Center.  Send ELI and all Basic and Transitional Studies syllabi to Seda Markarova.  Most preferred are the CANVAS syllabi links.  To mark your syllabus “public” in Canvas, please view this video.  This is an EXCELLENT video.

Visit the Arts & Humanities Commons site for updated SYLLABI Link updates.

SHAREPOINT UPDATE

Working Hard Janis and Jon have been working hard transferring files and info from the present site to the new site. One word of note: The instructor course evaluations will not be transferred over. If any archived evaluations are needed, please e-mail Jon Kissoondyal and he will forward them to the Computer workperson that is requesting them.  If you have any questions about the new sharepoint site, please contact Janis or Jon

 

 

PLEASE MAKE NOTE

Independance Day
Remember!
The staff will be working half days on Fridays during summer, with the exception of July 7 (full day). The campus will be closed Tuesday, July 4.

 

June 14, 2017

Beach_at_nightTHIS WEEK (through next Tuesday)

TONIGHT, June 14, 2017Jim Sisko’s Bellevue College Jazz Orchestra Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 pm |$10 cover charge.

THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 – Opening Bats flyerNight Reception for the Interior Design Spring 2017 Senior Capstone Exhibit. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.

THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 GED/HS21+, ESL and I-BEST Graduation Ceremony. 7:00 pm | GYM |  All are invited, Admission is free.

restaurant FRIDAY, June 16, 2017 – Dear A&H Colleagues: Graduation is upon us, so we need to be in the spirit!  Let’s plan to meet at T.S. McHugh on lower Queen Anne (near the Arena) at 4-ish for dinner and socializing.  Check out the T.S. McHugh website for location and menu.  I am leaving it up to individuals to make sure their pre-graduation activities are in full compliance with Policy 4500 – submitted by Gordon Leighton, Self-Appointed Chair, Attitude Adjustment Committee


Request your desk copiesDESK COPIES

♦  Please take this time before summer and fall quarters to order your desk book, or exam copies.

 

June 7, 2017

THIS WEEK (through next Tuesday)

Kuredu Island TODAY! June 7, 2017Margin of Excellence Award Presentation/End of the Year Celebration. Recipients from A&H: Bruce Wolcott, Part-time Faculty and Elaine Nutter, Administrative Exempt.  Event starts at 3:00 pm in the Carlson Theatre. Prizes will be given out during the ceremony. Refreshments and Raffle drawing afterwards. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 from 2:30-3:00 in the Theatre Lobby, need not be present to win. Read more.

Concert Flyer Thursday, June 8, 2017BC Concert Choir “I Am in Need of Music,” directed by Aimee Hong | Carlson Theatre, Admission $5 | 7:30 pm | Tickets through:  Brown Paper Tickets

Monday, June 12, 2017From the Chamber, a concert of vocal and instrumental music, curated by Dr. Brian Cobb | 7:30 pm | Carlson Theatre | Tickets through Brown Paper Tickets

English magazine Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 12:30 pm L Building Courtyard – Belletrist 2017 Release Event.  Belletrist Journal link.  If raining, the event will be held in the “L building lobby.  Refreshments will be served. **Attendees receive a free copy of the magazine.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 7:30 pmThe Trifles Project, directed by Detta Vines, Carlson TheatreTickets through Brown Paper Tickets.


FacultyFACULTY RESOURCES 

Do you have information to share that you think might benefit your division colleagues?  The weekly A&H Digest  features a new section “Faculty Resources,” for disseminating informative articles, workshops, and other events of specific interest to faculty.  Please send all info to:  Janis Juarez.


Flyer for eventsUPCOMING EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, June 14, 2017Jim Sisko’s Bellevue Colege Jazz Orchestra Performing at Tula’s Jazz Club | 7:30 pm |$10 cover charge.

THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 – Opening Night Reception for the Interior Design Spring 2017 Senior Capstone Exhibit. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.

Bats flyer

THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 GED/HS21+, ESL and I-BEST Graduation Ceremony. 7:00 pm | GYM |  All are invited, Admission is free