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Recording available for “You’ve leveled up on technology: Bringing it back to the classroom”

April 13, 2021 by | Technology

On April 6, 2021, the IETL and ETS sponsored the virtual teaching workshop: “You’ve leveled up on technology: Bringing it back to the classroom.” The workshop helped faculty reflect on what they’ve learned over the last year learning Canvas, Zoom, and other technologies, discuss how their successes support learning theory, and strategize their use of

You’ve leveled up on technology: bringing it back to the classroom April 6 workshop will help faculty strategize how to support student learning as we transition back to the classroom

March 22, 2021 by | Training

The IETL is sponsoring an upcoming workshop that will benefit you as we transition back to teaching in the classroom. Through intense efforts over the past year, you have learned Canvas, Zoom, and other technologies. Your hard work will continue to benefit your instruction even when you return to the classroom. Join the April 6

Making the Most out of Teaching a HyFlex class

March 16, 2021 by Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith | Pedagogy

This blog post is authored by Dr. Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith, Associate Professor  of Biological Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Co-Director of the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning On March 11, 2020, I had to quickly pivot the direction of my research based molecular biology lab class so that the students would still

Teaching Tips Thursday: Google Jamboard

February 26, 2021 by | Technology

For this week’s Teaching Tips Thursday, we explored Google Jamboard!  Google Jamboard is a collaborative digital whiteboard that is available for free through your Chapman Google account. How to access Google Jamboard Go to jamboard.google.com and sign in with your Chapman email address and password if needed.  OR: Click on the Google Apps “waffle” and

Let’s talk about teaching in a post-pandemic era

February 9, 2021 by | Digital Learning

  Science shows that learning often happens in a situation that introduces an element of novelty or disruption, resulting in our brain forging new neural pathways. I see that process as somewhat like ambling down a new hiking trail rather than a familiar one–in doing so we will hear a new bird song or spy

3 Zoom Features to Enhance Virtual Class Meetings

February 9, 2021 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman University faculty, I would like to share 3 new Zoom features with you that will enhance your students’ experience and allow you to share your content easier. To ensure you can use these features, please make sure your Zoom application is up to date. 1- Virtual Seating Chart: Zoom’s gallery view allows you

Hypothes.is and Gradescope Pilots in Canvas Spring 2021

February 9, 2021 by | Technology

Hypothes.is and Gradescope Pilots in Canvas for Spring 2021 Hypothesis Are you interested in increasing student engagement, expanding reading comprehension, and building critical-thinking and community in classes? Collaborative annotation makes reading active, visible, and social, enabling students to engage with their texts, teachers, ideas, and each other in deeper, more meaningful ways. Gradescope Save time

Workshop Wrap Up – Planning for the Unknowns (and Knowns) of Future Semesters Helpful links, resources, and more

February 8, 2021 by | Technology

To wrap up the 2021 January Conference on Teaching, Kimberly Welch, Instructional Consultant, hosted a workshop focused on how to plan for future semesters. The workshop provided participants with resources to help them personally plan for success, ways to engage students wherever they are, and practical activity ideas and resources to fit their instructional needs.

IETL Faculty Office Hours – Spring 2021 Have a teaching related question or need assistance?

February 3, 2021 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this spring – updated office hours can also always be found on the IETL Canvas Den Homepage – Teaching Resources from the IETL:   Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/97459695695 Jana will also

2021 January Conference on Teaching Wrap Up Recordings are now available

January 26, 2021 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) hosted the 8th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) in collaboration with Educational Technology Services (ETS) with virtual programming held January 19 – January 22. Each session was recorded and is available in the ‘Teaching Resources from the IETL’ Canvas Den that all faculty have access

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