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Accessibility

  

JanCon, Google for Higher Education, Blackboard 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

Is Blackboard the Best Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE)? Save Dates: Friday Morning 11a -12p Open Discussions

October 19, 2018 by | Technology

Visit Chapman’s Event Calendar to Register! You can help determine Chapman University’s next Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE) by bringing your questions, thoughts and insights to these upcoming informational, interactive, ideation sessions! Join us for Friday morning conversations October through December (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) for ongoing, campus-wide, Learning Management System future-ready discussions

FRDLE: Future Ready Digital Learning Experience Next Generation LMS Presentations

October 11, 2018 by Sheryl Hathaway | Technology

This Fall at Chapman University, Educational Technology Services will kick off the Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE) project to explore which learning management platform will best support student learning outcomes on our campus. As mentioned in the 2018 Fall Faculty meeting, this project will not only examine the Learning Management Systems, like Blackboard, Canvas,

A Commitment to Accessibility: Blackboard Ally

October 3, 2018 by | Technology

  We’re excited to announce a new tool coming soon to Blackboard called Ally. Ally provides you guidance on how to correct accessibility issues with your digital course content, which means your learning materials will work better on mobile phones and tablets as well as with assistive technologies. Your students will also be able to

Are You Future Ready? Tech Hub Open House October 3 & 4

September 24, 2018 by | Technology

Join us at the Tech Hub Open House on both Orange and Rinker campuses. This schedule is tentative, so please watch for changes. Oct 3, Orange Campus, DeMille 104: 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Keynote Address: Does Game-Based Learning Really Work?, by Alf Inge Wang, founder of Kahoot! game-based learning 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Future Ready Coursework that is Accessible to All, a

Improving Accessibility Learn it, do it

April 14, 2018 by | Technology

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

Accessible PDFs

April 14, 2018 by | Technology

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 servicedesk@chapman.edu, to

Accessible Videos Tools to Improve Access

December 12, 2017 by | Technology

At our institution, we are fortunate to have several video-making spaces and programs at our fingertips. For example, we have Panopto, a streaming service that captures, stores, and shares in-class and desktop lectures, and we have the One-Button Studio at both our Orange and Irvine campuses. Add to this all of the individual devices with