About eLearning


Our dynamic team supports student success and provides innovative and culturally responsive solutions in collaboration with students, faculty, and staff in the creation, implementation, assessment, and promotion of high-quality programs, courses, and opportunities across all learning modalities and college-supported technology tools.


Our team models and supports inclusive, equitable, accessible, and anti-racist teaching and learning practices and technology tools to transform lives, promote equity, and enrich the community.

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    All programs, services, and activities of Seattle Colleges eLearning will be guided by the following values...

    • Work and decisions made around policies, support services, training materials, and technology tool choices are focused on student success and rooted in principles and practices of equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism.
    • Student and Faculty access to resources and services can equitably be achieved regardless of location.
    • Policies, procedures, and documentation are transparent, readily available, and accessible to students, faculty, and staff regardless of location.
    • Engagement and collaboration with students, faculty, and staff representing all locations, including those learning, teaching, and working remotely, is essential for developing district-wide training and support services.
    • Quality instructional design serves as the foundation for all pedagogical and technical solutions.
    • Pedagogy and technology tools enrich students' experience through accessible, inclusive, culturally responsive, and anti-racist practices.
    • Continuous improvements of all our practices, policies and procedures will reflect the needs of all our students, faculty, and communities.

    Consistent with our values, Seattle Colleges eLearning will...

    • Expand access and serve the educational needs of students locally, nationally, and abroad.
    • Be driven by student success relating to academic achievement, community engagement, job-readiness, personal growth, and other post-college  endeavors.
    • Be well known for the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective programs and courses.
    • Be dynamic, flexible, innovative, and responsive in how programs are developed and delivered and how faculty and academic units are engaged in this process.
    • Build capacity and foster the development of new courses and programs.
    • Promote and support programs in collaboration with existing academic units.
    • Be widely recognized as the education leader in innovation, quality, accessibility, and customer support.
    • Provide exemplary support by responding to students, faculty, and staff needs in a timely and professional manner.

    eLearning provides the following support to faculty no matter the modality they use for teaching their courses:

    Course Design & Pedagogy

    • Accessibility & Universal Design
    • Critical Pedagogy
    • Assessment
    • Syllabus & Activity Design
    • Open Education Resources (OER)
    • LEAD Faculty Development Workshops


    • Storyboarding/Planning
    • Recording/Shooting
    • Editing
    • Captioning
    • Sharing/Delivery


    • Canvas Certification
    • Course Settings
    • Course Menu
    • Using Canvas TILTed Templates
    • Class Communication
    • Gradebook
    • Discussions
    • Quizzes
    • Assignments
    • Adding third-party tools to your class
    • Calendar


    • Setting Up Your Account
    • Zoom Settings
    • Zoom Best Practices
    • Overall Zoom Usage
    • Teaching Strategies
    • Recording Options
    • Screen Sharing, Breakout Rooms & Polling


    • Enabling Panopto
    • Recording a Lecture
    • Sharing Lectures in Canvas
    • Editing Videos/Captions
    • Changing Sharing Permissions
    • Allowing Students to Create Videos
    • Moving, Copying & Deleting Lectures