Teaching Math in Canvas Duy Tran

January 14, 2020 by | Canvas

An interview with professor Duy Tran on teaching math in Canvas What did you teach in Canvas? I was one of the instructors who piloted Canvas before the decision was made to go to Canvas. I taught during Interterm 2019, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019. The courses I built out were Math 109 (Business Calculus)


Add a user to your Canvas course

January 7, 2020 by | Canvas

Do you need to add a co-instructor, Course Designer, or Guest to your Canvas course? Faculty do not have the ability to add users to a Canvas course. All faculty and students who are in a course in PeopleSoft are automatically added to courses in Canvas. Any other user needs to be added manually. When


Merge your courses in Canvas

January 6, 2020 by | Canvas

Why Merge Courses? If you teach multiple sections of the same course and want to manage them all together, this is for you. If you like the idea of sending instructions, deploying tests, or posting content one time instead of the same thing multiple times, this is for you. In Canvas, each “course” contains a “section” of


Blackboard Drop-in Office Hours and Support

January 3, 2020 by | Blackboard

Hello! My name is Elena Marusak, and I am a new member of the Educational Technology Services team.  I am an Instructional Technologist working in the Tech Hub (DeMille 104), and I am very excited to support faculty and the campus community in their use of Blackboard Learn and other instructional technologies. I will be


Last minute guide to getting your Blackboard course in order

January 3, 2020 by | Blackboard

All courses for Interterm 2020 are being taught on Blackboard. Canvas will not be supported until Spring 2020. If you haven’t prepared your Blackboard Learn course yet for Interterm 2020, the time is now upon us! Here is a checklist to get you started. Log in to Blackboard and organize your courses by grouping them by term.


JanCon 2020 Registration is Still Open!

December 19, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Registration is still open for Chapman University’s annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS). The theme of JanCon will be “Teaching for Today’s Learners” and the main focus area of the conference will be on interactive training for Canvas, Chapman’s

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