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
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
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
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
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
You may (or may not) have heard about Panopto, our in-class and desktop lecture capture software, but now there’s even more reason to give it a try. Did you know it has a new quizzing feature that allows faculty to create videos and insert quizzes on key points? Even more, faculty can add these videos
Survey says…we get tired of emailed surveys. Our campus is currently experiencing very low response rates to emailed surveys, which is partially due to the overwhelming number of surveys we get via email. This has prompted our campus to create Guidelines for Conducting Online Surveys at our institution for surveys involving 100 individuals or more.
If you’ve read anything in the past few years, you’ve seen the uptick of the term “analytics” or “data analytics.” It’s such an important term that entire degrees have been formed around it. This might make it seem like data analysis is for someone else who specializes in interpreting data, but if you’re an instructor,