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Canvas Updates April 2021

April 6, 2021 by | Technology

Assignments Webcam Submissions Summary In File Upload assignments, students can use their webcam to submit to an assignment. Change Benefit This change allows students to use their webcam to submit a file upload assignment from the browser and aligns behavior with the Canvas Student app. Affected User Roles & Behaviors Students For File Upload assignments,

Why I love using Hypothesis

April 5, 2021 by | Technology

This blog post is authored by Dr. Shira Klein, faculty in the Department of History of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “Hypothesis,” is a wonderful tool for making sure students have done the reading, or at least part of it. In disciplines where learning depends heavily on textual sources, ensuring that students

Teaching Tips Thursday: Wheel of Names

March 25, 2021 by | Technology

What is the Wheel of Names? Wheel of names is a free online tool to randomize names or images. Access Go to the wheel of names website to access https://wheelofnames.com/ Ideas for Using Wheel of Names Student names Team names Subject matter You can copy special characters like smileys from other websites and paste them

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

Real Problems: Virtual Support

March 19, 2021 by | Training

Last March, as the Covid-19 pandemic hit the United States, Chapman University’s Educational Technology Services team launched a virtual support option for faculty. We flipped our model from in-person to virtual in a matter of days, and when we needed help, members from other departments happily stepped in. Our goal was to continue to deliver

Zoom default recording changes Effective March 26th 2021

March 15, 2021 by | Technology

Effective March 26th, 2021, Chapman will be changing the default cloud recording to: Record active speaker with shared screen. This change will provide a better viewing experience in Canvas for Students. Students will see only two options, audio and video. The prior default settings made five different files (speaker view, shared screen, gallery view, shared

Teaching Tips Thursday: Mid-Semester Feedback

March 11, 2021 by | Pedagogy

Midterm season has officially arrived!  This time after the first major assessment of the semester can be the perfect time to pause, reflect on your teaching thus far, and ask your students for their feedback. Benefits of collecting mid-semester feedback Taking time for a mid-semester feedback survey can reap so many benefits for both instructors

Canvas Updates March 2021

March 5, 2021 by | Canvas

Courses MathJax Equation Enhancements & Text Field LaTeX Characters Summary LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas detects an equation image added by delimited LaTeX characters. Change Benefit This change allows users to use equations in more areas of Canvas and manage equations more efficiently. Affected

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

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

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