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Summer Academy on Teaching 2019 Faculty Registration Now Open

May 14, 2019 by | Technology

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Registration is now open for Chapman University’s 4th annual Summer Academy on Teaching sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS). Consisting of formal and informal presentations and peer discussions, the focus of Summer Academy is to provide a dedicated time for faculty members

An update on the LMS Upgrade/Replacement Project

April 26, 2019 by | Technology

As was shared in the Spring All Faculty Meeting on Friday, April 26, I offer you an update on the progress of the project to upgrade/replace our current version of BlackboardLearn. As a reminder, we are evaluating three LMS possibilities for the future at Chapman: Brightspace, Blackboard Ultra, and Canvas. In the fall semester we

Faculty and Student Panels on “Modern” Learning Management Systems and Accessibility Join us on April 18 anytime from 9 - 11am!

March 26, 2019 by | Technology

On April 18th from 9am to 11am join Educational Technology Services as we continue the conversation on the future of learning management systems and web accessibility.   From 9am to 10am hear from several faculty members who have been trying out alternatives to Blackboard Learn and have experience teaching their courses using a different learning

JanCon 2019 Companion Website Resources Thank you for attending and see you at our next ETS event!

February 6, 2019 by | Technology

2019 JanCon Companion Website Resources The sixth annual JanCon 2019 concluded, but there are still resources available!  You’re invited to visit our website to discover what 72 colleagues (+15 online participants) found of interest!  KEYNOTE: Dr. Curt Bonk Education 20/20 meets Education 4.0: Visions of Our Changing Learning World!  FACULTY PANEL: Tales from the Field Interactive

Modern LMS & Accessibility Events (Hands-on Labs, Interactive Panels, and Guest Presentations) Coming to a location near you!

February 6, 2019 by | Technology

Blackboard Learn isn’t the only learning management system (LMS) out there! Want to discover what else is possible? Come to our Hands-on Learning Management Sandbox Events and Accessibility Panels. TUE 2/12 1:00pm – 2:00pm Attallah Piazza FRI 2/22 12:00pm to 1:30pm Pralle Lecture Hall, Beckman Hall 104 Town Hall: “The Future of Blackboard Learn – Upgrade it

Inclusive Design

January 25, 2019 by | Learner Experience

Although this article from Automattic about inclusive design is not specifically about designing course materials, it is incredibly relevant to those of us who are trying to create a more inclusive classroom environment.  I highly recommend that you take the time to read it. Some important points from this article include: Use accessibility practices to

JanCon, Google for Higher Education, Blackboard Learn LMS Review & Other Upcoming ETS Events

January 9, 2019 by | Technology

Happy new year! Please join us for Educational Technology upcoming events during the month of January:   JanCon 2019: Re-imagining the Classroom You’re invited to a one day conference on Reimagining the Classroom! Includes: keynote speakers, faculty and student panel discussions, hands-on lab, and tour. January 25, 2019 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: DeMille

Survey about Student use of Technology from ETRAC

November 2, 2018 by | Technology

This infographic from the most recent ETRAC Survey is helpful in understanding how students use technology as part of their learning experience.  I offer it here so you may peruse it for yourself.  What stood out to me from this graphic was the section on the lower right which reported on what devices students use

Campus-wide BlackBoard Review: Upcoming Events Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE)

October 28, 2018 by | Technology

In the recent 2018 Educause report, ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology by Joseph D. Galanek, Dana C. Gierdowski, and D. Christopher Brooks, students are coming to university with growing expectations around technology and instruction. You’re invited to a campus-wide Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE) open conversation and listening session on November 2, 2018

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