Word documents are often used to deliver content and agendas to students in courses. Whether faculty know it or not, a portion of their students may be at a disadvantage when trying to extract the information from Word pages due to documented or undocumented disabilities. Some of the various issues that may prevent students from
For many years the most visited post on this blog site was one that I wrote several years ago titled, “In a Rut with PowerPoint.” In that post I described a few alternatives to this software, that could help to shake up the presentation experience. I reprised this post a few years later, with some
In a few weeks the Office of Academic Technology & Digital Scholarship will be moving to the Tech Hub, located in DeMille Hall 104. This new space will feature the latest and greatest technology for faculty to use. Additionally, faculty can drop in for tech support at our “Genius Corner” and will be able to
Research Ideas (Paper Assignment)- Week 1 (10pts) Research Outline Draft (Revision Assignment)- Week 2 (20pts) Research Outline Final Daft (Paper Assignment)- Week 2 (10pts) Extended Outline (Paper Assignment)- Week 3 (25pts) Extended Outline (PeerMark Assignment)- Week 3 (15pts) Research Final Draft (Paper Assignment)- Week 4 (30pts) Research Final Draft (PeerMark Assignment)- Week 4 (20pts) Panel
Announcing an exciting event to be held in Chapman’s almost-completed new Tech Hub space: Title: Challenging Infrastructural Regimes/ Framing Humanistic Infrastructure By Patrik Svensson (bio, below) Time: 2:30-4 pm Place: The Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104 Sponsor: the Office of Academic Technology and Digital Scholarship Bio for Svensson (adapted from patriksv.com): Svensson’s scholarship focuses on the
It’s soon to be THAT time of year: end of semester course evaluations for our students to complete. Recently, there have been several articles published discussing how course evaluations are used (or misused) in the evaluation of faculty. Betsy Barre at Rice University’s Center for Teaching Excellence does a fantastic job presenting a literature review of the historical course
Why Download Students’ Work? Print out paper copies of students’ work. To view and mark offline. Archive copies on your computer of either the original file submitted by the student or the electronically marked paper. Access Assignments From Prior Terms If the course has ended you can still access the student’s assignments through Turnitin’s site.
Hybrid Technologies Hybrid instruction is typically described as a blend of online and face-to-face instruction. This blend can be mixed in a variety of ways. For example, instructors can choose whether the online portion of the work is synchronous (at the same time) or asynchronous (work fulfilled within a time period, but not necessarily at
Bubble comments– You can leave a bubble comment by clicking anywhere on the page or by selecting a portion of text. Select the speech bubble icon from the in-context marking tool to leave a bubble comment. QuickMarks- You can leave a QuickMark by clicking anywhere on the page or by selecting a portion of text.
The Match Overview The Match Overview gives Instructors a list of all the matches that have been found on a students submitted paper. Click the red numerical similarity score from the similarity toolbar to view the Match Overview. A list of matches will be displayed in descending order. Click the arrow to the right of