What is Ally? Ally is a new Chapman service to help make course materials in Canvas more accessible. Ally provides faculty with feedback on the accessibility of course content in Canvas using a visual dial and provides suggested step-by-step instructions to improve the accessibility of the content. Need help! A little better Almost there Perfect! Ally also provides
Ally Your instructor probably has many different files uploaded in Blackboard in your course. Ally creates alternative formats for those files. You can download the alternative formats anywhere that files are used. Just choose the version that is best for your needs! Find a file: Log into your course and find the file you want.
If you are teaching in Fall 2019 it’s time to start doing some Blackboard maintenance and get your course site ready for the new semester. Here is a list of “to-do” items to get you started! Log in to Blackboard and organize your courses by grouping them by term. Your courses will be MUCH easier
LouAnne Boyd, PhD Fowler School of Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Research Area (or Specialization): Human-Computer Interaction; Assistive technology; Accessibility; Inclusion and diversity; Augmented and virtual reality; Ubiquitous computing Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short description Human Computer Interface Computer Supported Collaborative Work Software Requirements Teaching or learning problem/challenge that
Patricia Brown, PhD Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Physical Therapy Research Area (or Specialization): Specialty interests include balance and fall risk reduction; vestibular rehabilitation; movement disorder, and stroke rehabilitation. Her current areas of research interest include reactive postural control and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation. Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short
Kelli Fuery, PhD Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Research Area (or Specialization): Contemporary Visual Culture; Film Theory; Psychosocial and Cultural Theory Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short description FS342/542 The Melodrama 25 students Students examine the history, developments and transformation within melodrama across national and global
Rita Tamer, Ed.D. Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of World Languages and Cultures Research Area (or Specialization): Dr. Rita Tamer received her B.A. in Deaf Studies from CSU, Northridge in 1997. For Graduate School Dr. Tamer attended Gallaudet University and later finished her M.A. in Linguistics from CSU, Northridge in 1999.
On April 18th, Educational Technology Services hosted a Faculty Panel on “Modern” Learning Management Systems (LMS). As alternatives to our current Bb Learn LMS platform, the modern learning management systems were: Blackboard Ultra Brightspace Canvas As part of the LMS Review, each of the faculty panelist participated in the hands-on experience of teaching their courses using
Your class is full of diverse students with unique learning abilities. Providing them with more accessible original content means they can choose formats that work best for them: HTML for improved reading on mobile phones, Electronic Braille for the visually impaired, and Audio for learning on the go. Ally automatically scans your original content, and
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