Semester Course Evaluations

April 16, 2021 by | Canvas

The window for conducting the spring 2021 semester online course evaluations will begin on Monday, May 3, at 8 a.m. and end on Saturday, May 15, at 11:59 p.m. Please access the spring 2021 semester calendar. What do faculty need to do? Please be sure that your Canvas course is published and that Course Evaluations are enabled in


5 Canvas Features That Can Help You Provide Richer Feedback

April 9, 2021 by | Canvas

For this week’s Teaching Tips Thursday, we explored five features of Canvas that can help instructors provide timely, consistent, specific, balanced, and actionable feedback. Feature #1: Quiz Question Feedback Research shows that providing frequent quizzes with timely feedback improves students’ understanding of concepts. Did you know that you can add feedback for answer choices when


Stand Out from the Crowd

April 8, 2021 by | Adobe Creative Cloud

Want to make that next presentation or assignment stand out from the rest? Turn research into compelling infographics using Photoshop or Illustrator. Record a podcast using Audition. Create videos that make an impact using Spark, Rush, or Premiere Pro. Create a stunning webpage or portfolio with Spark or Portfolio.   All Chapman University students have


Canvas Updates

April 6, 2021 by | Technology

Assignments Webcam Submissions Summary In File Upload assignments, students can use their webcam to submit to an assignment. Change Benefit This change allows students to use their webcam to submit a file upload assignment from the browser and aligns behavior with the Canvas Student app. Affected User Roles & Behaviors Students For File Upload assignments,


Why I love using Hypothesis

April 5, 2021 by | Technology

This blog post is authored by Dr. Shira Klein, faculty in the Department of History of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “Hypothesis,” is a wonderful tool for making sure students have done the reading, or at least part of it. In disciplines where learning depends heavily on textual sources, ensuring that students


Teaching Tips Thursday: Wheel of Names

March 25, 2021 by | Technology

What is the Wheel of Names? Wheel of names is a free online tool to randomize names or images. Access Go to the wheel of names website to access https://wheelofnames.com/ Ideas for Using Wheel of Names Student names Team names Subject matter You can copy special characters like smileys from other websites and paste them


You've leveled up on technology: bringing it back to the classroom

March 22, 2021 by | Training

The IETL is sponsoring an upcoming workshop that will benefit you as we transition back to teaching in the classroom. Through intense efforts over the past year, you have learned Canvas, Zoom, and other technologies. Your hard work will continue to benefit your instruction even when you return to the classroom. Join the April 6


New tool available in the Canvas Speedgrader

March 21, 2021 by | Canvas

The latest update of Canvas (March 21, 2021) introduced a new feature in the Speedgrader: Submission Reassignments. SpeedGrader: Submission Reassignments (2021-03-20 Release) from Instructure Canvas Community on Vimeo.   Summary In SpeedGrader, instructors can reassign an assignment with a due date to an individual student and ask them to redo their submission. Change Benefit This


Trimester Course Evaluations

March 19, 2021 by | Canvas

The window for conducting the spring 2021 trimester online course evaluations will begin on Monday, March 29, at 8 a.m. and end on Saturday, April 10, at 11:59 p.m. Please access the spring 2021 trimester calendar. What do faculty need to do? Please be sure that your Canvas course is published and that Course Evaluations

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