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Introducing Google Assignments LTI 1.3 in Canvas!

November 27, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Students, Instructors, and Staff, Do you use the Google integration in Canvas to submit assignments, add files (Docs, Sheets, Slides) to modules and pages, or create collaborations? As announced in this November 6 communication, we now have two Google integrations in Canvas: the old Google Apps LTI and the new Google Assignments LTI

YuJa Updates October 2023

October 24, 2023 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, The Educational Technology Services team meets with our friends at YuJa on a monthly basis to review the new features that are the most relevant for the Chapman community.  Below please find the list of new features for October 2023. Do you have questions about YuJa?  Visit us in the Virtual Tech

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Grade Posting Policies

October 24, 2023 by | Canvas

By default, Canvas courses have an Automatic grade posting policy.  This means that grades, comments, and annotations are visible to students as soon as grades are entered in the Gradebook or submitted in SpeedGrader. If you do not want students to receive notifications for grades and comments while you are grading, you can change the

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Ungraded vs. Graded Discussions

October 19, 2023 by | Canvas

Many instructors like to use Discussions in Canvas as a forum for students to share their work and give peer-to-peer feedback.  For example, an instructor teaching a graphic design course might create a discussion in their Canvas course where students will upload designs that they have created for an assignment and critique one another’s designs.

Using Canvas Quizzes? Frequently Asked Questions

October 2, 2023 by | Canvas

Are you interested in creating a quiz/exam that your students will take online in your Canvas course?  Below please find the most frequently asked questions about Quizzes in Canvas. Need support with Canvas Quizzes?  The Educational Technology Services team is here to help!  Stop by during our virtual drop-in support hours or schedule a 1:1

Nearpod Pilot is here Now accepting sign-ups

September 22, 2023 by | Faculty

What is Nearod? Nearpod makes lessons interactive. Create a lesson, video, or activity and upload your resources (PowerPoints, Google Slides, PDFs, videos). Customize the lesson with interactive slides, videos, gamification, and activities to check for student understanding and deepen engagement with Nearpod tools: Draw It, Polls, Drag & Drop, and Open-Ended Questions. Support student understanding by using insights from the formative

How to create a YuJa playlist

September 6, 2023 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, It is now possible to create custom playlists using YuJa.  Below please find instructions for creating and sharing a YuJa playlist. Creating your playlist Access YuJa by navigating to video.chapman.edu or by clicking on YuJa in the left-side navigation menu of a Canvas course. Click on Playlists in the menu

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