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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

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

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

Upcoming Events with Special Guest Trainer Adam Kuntz from Canvas!

February 5, 2020 by | Training

Adam Kuntz from Canvas will be visiting Chapman on Tuesday, February 11 and Wednesday, February 12.  Don’t miss these opportunities to learn from a Canvas expert!  Sign up for the following sessions today! Schedule for Tuesday, February 11 9:00am – 9:45am Peer Reviews: Bring your laptop and learn about the peer review process from creation

Pronouns on Canvas a new feature for you

February 4, 2020 by | Canvas

Every day I am learning new features and possibilities in Canvas.  One reason why it is a constant learning curve is that Canvas routinely rolls out updates, upgrades, and new features to better meet the needs of faculty and students. An example of a recent addition to Canvas that I am pleased about, is the

JanCon 2020 Wrap Up & Resources Recordings, Resources, and More!

February 3, 2020 by | Training

Chapman University’s annual January Conference on Teaching sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS) was held on January 24, 2020. This year’s event gathered 83 colleagues between both the Orange and Rinker campuses to explore “Teaching for Today’s Learners”. A large focus of the conference was

Mid-Semester Feedback by Jana Remy and Abby Patthoff

January 23, 2020 by Abby Patthoff | Learner Experience

During the mid-semester crunch I often find myself busy with “keeping up” with grading and also thinking about the courses that I will teach next semester. However, it’s not too late to consider making small changes to my current courses, and one good way of doing that is to administer a mid-semester evaluation. There are

Last minute guide to getting your Blackboard course in order

January 3, 2020 by | Blackboard

All courses for Interterm 2020 are being taught on Blackboard. Canvas will not be supported until Spring 2020. If you haven’t prepared your Blackboard Learn course yet for Interterm 2020, the time is now upon us! Here is a checklist to get you started. Log in to Blackboard and organize your courses by grouping them by term.

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