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Welcome to Fall Semester! 3 quick topics for instructors

August 21, 2020 by | Blackboard

Dear Colleagues, Here’s a brief video that shares three tips that you may find helpful as you prepare for the Fall term.¬† Below the video I’ve included links to helpful information that I mention in the presentation:   Links from my Video: Need Help with resolving incomplete grades in Blackboard or Canvas? Fill out this

Summer Hours for Support Educational Technology Services

May 27, 2020 by | Technology

Beginning June 1, 2020 our drop-in support hours have changed. Join us via Zoom Monday-Friday. If you click the following link you will enter a Zoom waiting room for support: http://bit.ly/lmssupport  9:30 am to 11:30 am & 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Drop-in support is for instructors with questions about Canvas Blackboard Zoom BigBlueButton (Canvas

Planning for the “Sunset” of Blackboard Organizations

May 21, 2020 by | Blackboard

Beginning in Fall 2020, Blackboard Organization Leaders will need to start using Canvas DENS (Digital ENvironments) rather than Blackboard Organizations. Please spend this summer gathering resources and planning your new space (if needed) in Canvas for Fall 2020. If you are the Leader of a Blackboard Organization, (many clubs and departments have space in a

Create Digital Content to Help You Teach Online

April 13, 2020 by | Technology

If you’ve been asked to teach online, it will be important for you to prepare digital content to share with your students. Here are several ideas for content creation (this information is taken from Chapman University’s Course Continuity page): Tools for creating PDFs If you don’t have a scanner readily available, there are several smart

Spring Break 2020: Daily support to help you teach online

March 22, 2020 by | Blackboard

It might be Spring Break, but your colleagues at Educational Technology Services are busy providing support daily! Please reach out to us for assistance. Daily Drop-in Support from 9am to 5pm Phone support: Call us at (714) 997-6600 and choose option 1 for the “Teaching Remotely” Team Email us at edutech@chapman.edu Join us via Zoom

Respondus LockDown Browser A method for locking student testing

March 19, 2020 by | Blackboard

Author’s note: Respondus LockDown Browser allows instructors to lock down student devices during test-taking, but please note not all devices and programs support the browser. Specifically, Chromebooks and certain free programs for accessibility do not have the ability to use the LockDown Browser. Please review the Respondus LockDown system requirements and accessibility features; then, verify

Remote Assessments Alternatives to face-to-face tests

March 14, 2020 by | Blackboard

Moving to remote teaching means pen-and-paper testing is no longer available. Although Chapman University initially looked into making online webcam-based proctoring available*, due to the fact that it causes issues with equity (not all students have webcams and up-to-date computers) and an increased load on tech support, along with the larger discussions on the integrity

Trying New Tools for online learning

March 9, 2020 by | Blackboard

As part of becoming prepared for a possible campus closure due to coronavirus, I know that many of you are trying new tools and methods. Pivoting to a new platform, software, or methodology midsemester is not easy!  Thus, I wanted to share a social media post from faculty member Georgiana Bostean, who recently tried using

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