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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

YuJa Updates December 2023

December 13, 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 December 2023. Do you have questions about YuJa?  Visit us in the Virtual Tech

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.

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