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Faculty: Did you miss the sandbox event? You can still request a sandbox for Brightspace, Canvas, or Blackboard Ultra

December 10, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Dear Chapman Faculty, On December 5-6 we had two sandbox events where faculty could take a virtual tour of Brightspace, Canvas, and Blackboard Ultra. At the end of the event, faculty who wished to could request logins to create their own sandboxes and review the different learning management systems. We provided everyone with directions on

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Tips For An Efficient Touchpanel Layout (Part 1)

November 30, 2018 by | Technology

There are several factors that go into creating an efficient AV touchpanel layout for users. To start, it’s important to take the capabilities of the system you’re working with into consideration when creating a layout. One of the parts that a touchpanel controls is called a switcher. Switchers are the hardware that hold and switch

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Fall 2018 course evaluations end Saturday, December 8 Don't miss the chance to provide valuable feedback

November 26, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Don’t miss out – all standard calendar Fall 2018 trimester and semester course evaluations will close on Saturday, December 8 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time. Students will see the links to all available evaluations on their Blackboard landing pages and should wait until their instructor provides time in class to complete the evaluation. However, in the

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Bb Review: Exploring Brightspace, Canvas & Ultra Also, Campus Surveys, Focus Groups, and Sandbox Pilots

November 11, 2018 by | Technology

In the next four weeks, please join Educational Technology Services as we host online presentations by Learning Management System Vendors: D2L Brightspace (Nov 16 @ 11a-12p) Instructure Canvas (Nov 30 @ 11a-12p) Blackboard Ultra (Dec 7 @ 10a-11a), followed by a LMS panel discussion Each will give a demonstration of their product, please bring your

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Educational Technology Services New Members

November 8, 2018 by | News

We are excited to announce four new team members. Curtis Williams, M.A., M.S., Associate Director, Classroom Technology, Sheryl Narahara Hathaway, Ph.D., Associate Director, Instructional Technologies, Erik Gomez, Learning Spaces Engineer and Julie Johnson, Instructional Technologist. To learn more about their roles and bios please visit: About Us site

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Turnitin Troubles Are you stuck uploading?

November 5, 2018 by | Technology

Last week we started getting reports from students and faculty about trouble uploading to Turnitin. After attaching a document and hitting submit, the system was getting stuck and timing out while uploading. After investigating, we determined the problem seems to be isolated to students using a Mac computer and attempting to upload to Turnitin using