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Canvas support resources For Instructors

January 15, 2021 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Univerity faculty, To help you prepare for the upcoming semester, we have updated our Canvas support resources. E-mail: canvas@chapman.edu Virtual support: Monday to Friday, 9:30-11:30 am & 2:30-4:30 pm at the Virtual Tech Hub Canvas 24/7 support: Go to canvas.chapman.edu, then click on the help button in the bottom left corner of the page to

New Year, New Unknowns some helpful resources for you

January 13, 2021 by | Learner Experience

Given Twitter’s importance to how we communicate and share ideas in our country right now, I recently turned to Twitter for some ideas for getting acquainted with our students at the beginning of a semester: As I’m getting to know my new group of students, today I asked them to go around and say what

Wrapping up Blackboard

December 21, 2020 by | Blackboard

Now that Blackboard has officially retired, you may be wondering what to do if you need something from Blackboard. Need content from a Blackboard course? Did you know that all Blackboard courses from Fall 2016 to Spring 2020 that contained content were migrated to an archive space in Canvas so that faculty can access them

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

Keeping your Zoom application up-to-date (new feature: Co-Host control of Breakout Rooms) For everyone

December 10, 2020 by | Faculty

The Zoom tool is frequently updated with new features and security improvements, but Zoom doesn’t update its software automatically. There are several ways to get the latest version, with the simplest one being to download a fresh copy from Zoom. Go to: https://zoom.us/download On Windows: ZoomInstaller.exe On Mac: Zoom.pkg Click on the installation file and

Registration Open – January Conference on Teaching 2021 A week of programming on various teaching & learning topics

December 9, 2020 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’s (IETL) annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) will include an array of programming on teaching and learning topics held Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, January 22, via Zoom, in collaboration with Educational Technology Services.  Preliminary programming includes workshops on: Open Educational Resources (OER), Hypothesis (new collaborative annotation

How do students see grades and instructor feedback in Canvas?

November 30, 2020 by | Technology

Have you ever wondered how your students see their grades and the feedback that you are providing for them in Canvas?  In last week’s Tech Tuesday, we looked at grades and feedback from a student perspective: Here are the Canvas Guides for the topics that we covered.  Please feel free to share these with your

Important Course Evaluation Dates

November 12, 2020 by | Canvas

As we wrap up the fall term, it’s time for course evaluations. Below you will find the evaluation windows and helpful reminders for the Law School, Orange Campus, and Rinker Campus: Law School (semester) November 10 – November 24 Orange Campus (semester) & Rinker campus (trimester) November 30 – December 12 What do faculty need

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