Using your Zoom-enabled classroom

September 10, 2021 by | Canvas

Steps for creating a Zoom link for students to either attend a class synchronously or for you to make a recording of a classroom presentation or lecture for later viewing. Direction from Provost Bouchard: Instructors are required to teach face-to-face in the classroom, while also providing alternate instruction for students who have an approved absence


Allow Cross-Website Tracking on the Canvas iPad App

September 10, 2021 by | Canvas

The latest versions of iOS and iPadOS (iPhone and iPad operating systems) include increased security and privacy enhancements. As a part of these enhancements, if you are using the Canvas Teacher or Students Apps on your iPad and iPhone, you’ll need to enable ‘Cross-Website Tracking’ to allow certain features to function. This includes the ability


Poll Everywhere

September 8, 2021 by | Technology

Poll Everywhere has new presentation controls. Please review the updated instructions: Presenting from the web Activation Countdown timer Clear responses Image is from Poll Everywhere https://blog.polleverywhere.com/presentation-controls/


Welcome back, Jennifer Leo, Instructional Designer!

September 7, 2021 by | UDL

When Chapman University made the quick transition to remote instruction in March of 2020, the ETS team reached out to Jennifer Leo for help with that transition. Her experience in online teaching and instructional design helped our faculty move to remote instruction. We are thrilled to announce Jennifer is back at Chapman for Fall 2021


I updated my Mac and can't share my screen in Zoom!

September 6, 2021 by | Technology

If you have updated your Mac Operating System to macOS 10.14 Mojave or later, you need to authorize your computer to give permission to Zoom to use the computer’s microphone and camera, share the screen, or allow others to remotely control your desktop. This is due to increased security permissions in Mac Operating System. After


How to Make a Seating Chart in Canvas

August 31, 2021 by | Canvas

If you have ever wanted a seating chart with student names and pictures, it’s easy to create one in Canvas using the Attendance tool. Instructors may want to consider using a seating chart for their classes, which can facilitate contact tracing in the event that a student in their class tests positive for COVID. Step


Classroom Quick Start Videos

August 27, 2021 by | Zoom

As you meet your students in class after a year of Zoom meetings, these videos are meant to give you confidence in turning on the hardware and using it effectively. Your first stop should be the: Online Classroom Inventory (with photos) This resource details the equipment in the rooms as well as the room types.


Welcome to Fall 2021

August 27, 2021 by | Events

Dear Colleagues, I hope this message finds you well, as you are in the midst of the return to on-campus teaching. Last week many of you participated in our Summer Academy event “Inclusive Teaching” with José Antonio Bowen. If you missed it, I invite you to watch the recording: I found Dr. Bowen’s remarks to


The Instructional Technology Team Expands our Virtual Support

August 26, 2021 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman University faculty, instructional staff, and staff, As you are aware, over the past year and a half, the Instructional Technology team (Julie, Sarah, Elena, Sarem, and Jennifer) has been providing virtual support to the Chapman community. We have supported you with Educational Technology applications and platforms such as Canvas, Panopto, Poll Everywhere; Online


Photo Roster Tool

August 21, 2021 by | Canvas

A favorite online tool is the Photo Roster tool.  Use the Photo Roster link to view a photo roster of your students and print it out. Many instructors like to have a copy on hand during the first week or two in order to make notes (such as pronouns or name pronunciation) in the margins

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