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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 | Faculty

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 Thursdays: Google Jamboard

February 26, 2021 by | Technology

For this week’s edition of Teaching Tips Thursdays, 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

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

2021 January Conference on Teaching Wrap Up Recordings are now available

January 26, 2021 by | Canvas

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

How to Organize Your Canvas Course Series For Instructors

December 12, 2020 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman University faculty, Educational Technology Services will be hosting “How to Organize Your Canvas Course Series.”  Chapman University instructional designers will share their best practices on engaging your students through Canvas, and show you how to use the tools in Canvas to simplify your communication. Please click on the links below to find out

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