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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

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

Boilerplate language you can use to send to your students Student training for Zoom (in Canvas) and BigBlueButton (in Canvas)

March 12, 2020 by | Canvas

Video conferencing is new for students, too! Help your students learn to use whatever tool you decide to use in your synchronous online instruction. Zoom Instructions Dear Students, we will be using the Zoom platform in our class.  You can find Zoom by going into your Canvas course at canvas.chapman.edu. In the left-hand menu click

Web conferencing in Canvas using Zoom

March 12, 2020 by | Canvas

Zoom is a popular web conferencing software that is already integrated with Canvas.  As of 3/13/2020 we have an expanded license to Zoom for Chapman instructors. Please log in with your Chapman credentials via Single Sign On to activate your account at https://chapman.zoom.us  Students do not need to have a Zoom account to attend meetings

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

Your Canvas course has a built-in virtual classroom BigBlueButton

March 5, 2020 by | Canvas

Host Class Virtually through Conferences (BigBlueButton) Unable to make it to class due to an unforeseen circumstance? Want to have online office hours? What about an online tutoring session for students?  Hold it on BigBlueButton in Canvas! Easily create a virtual meeting in Canvas through BigBlueButton. You’ll find it on the Conferences tab. (Links to an

Canvas Lightning Talks

March 3, 2020 by | Canvas

Educational Technology Services will be hosting Canvas Lightning Talks on Monday, 04/6/20 and Thursday, 04/9/20; Between 3 to 5 PM at the Tech Hub. During these talks, we will hear from Canvas Early Adopters and faculty members who have participated in the ‘Complete Course Redesign’ program. The speakers will share their experiences with Canvas and

Canvas: Second Cohort Now Accepting Applications Complete Course Redesign

February 11, 2020 by Kim Welch | Canvas

Dear Chapman Faculty, We’re excited to announce a call for applicants for the second cohort of our Canvas Complete Course Redesign incentive program for Spring 2020. This incentive program is for full-time faculty* who would be willing to redesign their summer or fall courses within Canvas.  If you’d like the opportunity to… Get specialized, facilitated

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