I’ve mentioned Spark before, but it definitely bears mentioning again, due to its usefulness for the classroom. For example, here is a Spark Page put together by Professor Matthew Gartner, to explain how to use the One Button Studio for capturing lecture based content:
One of the most well-loved tools that we offer for faculty at Chapman, is the Photo Roster, because you can generate and print a list of all of your students with thumbnail photos. I like to print out a copy before the first day of class, and then I make notes (such as preferred name)
Have you ever tried to talk to someone who is facing away from you? From a body language standpoint, it certainly doesn’t facilitate much discussion. Unfortunately, in traditional classrooms with heavy/bolted desks and chairs, this is the typical view of anyone sitting behind the first row. Luckily, at Chapman University, we’re adding improved flexibility into several
Organizations behave like courses and contain tools that enable members to communicate efficiently. Organizations are an ideal place to connect with colleges, departments, faculty, staff, and/or students for activities that are in support of the educational, research, or administrative mission of the University. Like a Blackboard course, an Organization includes: Document sharing (papers, agendas, minutes,
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.