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Accessibility

  

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 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 – Upgrade it or Replace

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 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