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Preview the Canvas Discussion Redesign

March 5, 2024 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Instructors, Did you know Canvas has some exciting changes coming to the Discussions tool? These changes are planned to take effect on July 20, 2024. Canvas created a short but informative video highlighting the new features that come with the Discussion Redesign.   Questions? We hope you found this video helpful in what

Google Is Now 1.3 in Canvas Update for Instructors and Staff

January 28, 2024 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, Do you add files from your Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.) to modules in Canvas?  Do you link or embed files from your Google Drive on pages in Canvas?  Do you use Collaborations in Canvas?  Then this update is for you! There is a new 1.3 Google integration in

Introducing: Strategies for Student Success Spring 2024 Educational Technology Services Workshops

January 24, 2024 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, The Educational Technology Services team is excited to introduce our Spring 2024 workshop series: Strategies for Student Success.  In alignment with Chapman’s new five-year strategic plan, our workshops for this academic year have been focused on the student experience and how instructors can use Canvas and other educational technology tools

Atomic Search for Canvas: The Ultimate Time-Saving Tool for Instructors and Students Continuing Pilot

January 22, 2024 by | Canvas

Chapman University has added a search tool to Canvas. Atomic Search simplifies content discovery for both instructors and students by allowing keyword searches. Here’s what you can expect: Effortless Content Discovery: Quickly find course materials without hassle, making your Canvas experience more user-friendly. No Setup Required: Instructors don’t need to make any adjustments. The Atomic

Student Engagement with Ease How Padlet Backpack Can Help You

January 19, 2024 by | Technology

Padlet is an interactive online bulletin board that allows instructors to use templates such as timelines, grids, and maps to help structure how posts are organized visually. Students can post text, video, audio, images, links, drawings, and more. In addition to the above, here are some reasons why you should consider using Padlet: Virtual bulletin

How to Copy Content from One Canvas Course to Another

January 5, 2024 by | Canvas

Interterm and Spring 2024 courses are now available in Canvas! We hope that you will find these resources helpful if you need to copy content from a past Canvas course or a template course into an Interterm or Spring 2024 Canvas course. Canvas course copy best practices: Do not copy “All Content” when copying from

Discussions and Announcements Redesign Coming to Canvas

December 14, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Students, Instructors, and Staff, We are excited to announce that Canvas will introduce some new changes to its Discussions and Announcements. These changes are expected to be rolled out on July 20, 2024, and instructors will no longer be able to use the legacy Discussion and Announcements features. The redesigned Discussions and Announcements

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