Now that the semester is nearing an end, here’s an idea for getting better student evaluations: Have them write a letter to students taking this class in the future.
The Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning’s (IETL) newest campus-wide program launches this week. The Faculty Open Classroom Initiative (FOCI) will be held April 11-17 on the Orange Campus, with over 60 full-time and part-time faculty opening their classes to visiting colleagues. The purpose of FOCI Week, modeled after similar programs at Yale and other universities,
Creating accessibility in PDFs can feel like a daunting task. We are fortunate, however, at Chapman University to have Acrobat Pro at our disposal for ensuring that PDFs are accessible. If you are a Chapman faculty member and you haven’t already taken advantage of this resource, you can contact the service desk, at email@example.com, to
It has been exactly one year since Chapman University moved to paperless course evaluations, saving over 100,000 sheets of paper annually. Students will see the links to all available evaluations on their Blackboard landing pages starting on April 30 for courses in the standard Spring Semester calendar. Students should wait until their instructor provides time
A Blackboard course shell is automatically created for each course taught at Chapman University. Therefore, instructors do not need to request the creation of a Blackboard course shell for a course listed in the current class schedule. Shells for an upcoming trimester are created 60 days prior to the beginning of a new term. Courses