Several months ago, a hot news item was the Department of Justice’s finding that UC-Berkeley housed several public educational videos that weren’t accessible to people with sight and hearing issues. As a result, UC-Berkeley took down the access to these videos. This put higher education institutions into a panic, and the conversation continues in many online webinars and newsletters. Institutions are making strides to ensure accessibility, but sometimes individual faculty members are at a loss about how to do this. Here are several ways individual faculty can learn simple tricks for making their course materials more accessible.
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,
Ever wonder how other faculty members teach? What their classrooms are like? How it feels to be a student today, specifically at Chapman? The Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning’s (IETL’s) new Faculty Open Classroom Initiative – FOCI, for short – aims to connect Chapman’s teaching faculty to each other by pairing volunteer faculty
Poll Everywhere app allows you to: Easily access Instructor’s session of questions Respond instantly Download App The Poll Everywhere app is available on iOS 9.0 or later and Android 4.4 tablets and phones. Download on your Apple® device Download on your Android™ device Log in to app Click on the Three Bar symbol at the
What is Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere is a real-time polling assessment, clicker-free student response system. Polls can presented through Poll Everywhere’s website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. The audience can respond by visiting a webpage, texting or through the app. Can present through: website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. Audience response by: website, apps, or