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Incorporating a Student Needs Assessment into Your Course Inclusion, Equity, and Access in a Remote Learning Environment

March 26, 2020 by | Pedagogy

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University has compiled some great tips on increasing inclusion, equity, and access while teaching remotely. They offer tips on the following topics: Addressing unequal access to technology, hardware, and software Providing a balance between asynchronous and synchronous tools and course materials Creating an environment that includes and values

ACUE Releases Online Teaching Resources for all Faculty

March 18, 2020 by | Technology

The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) has developed an Online Teaching Toolkit with free online teaching resources to benefit both faculty and students. These resources are divided into six key topic areas for teaching remotely: Welcoming students to the online environment Managing your online presence Organizing your online course Planning and facilitating quality

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

How Can I Become a Better Online Instructor? Monday Morning Mentor Series

March 9, 2020 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

What Technology and Tools Do I Need to Create a Podcast for My Students? Monday Morning Mentor Series

February 24, 2020 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

How Can I Cost-Effectively Use Virtual Reality to Enhance Instruction? Monday Morning Mentor Series

February 11, 2020 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

JanCon 2020 Registration is Still Open!

December 19, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Registration is still open for Chapman University’s annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS). The theme of JanCon will be “Teaching for Today’s Learners” and the main focus area of the conference will be on interactive training for Canvas, Chapman’s

Reflection and Resolve Thoughts for the end of the semester

December 10, 2019 by | Canvas

As Fall semester closes and the year ends, it’s a time for reflection and resolve. While I am closing out my time with my Fall semester students, I return to the Learning Objectives for my courses and consider whether I did all that I could to facilitate their fruition for my students. Additionally, I am

How Do I Design Effective Combinations of Gamified Elements to Encourage Deeper Learning? Monday Morning Mentor Series

November 25, 2019 by | Digital Learning

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

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