15 posts categorized in

Flexible classroom

  

Adding Accessible Teaching Desks to Classrooms For Instructors

November 30, 2021 by | Technology

Some of the definitions of “accessible” include easy to get to and within reach. Many of our original classroom designs did not include lecterns or teaching tables that had accessibility as a foundational goal.  We are in the process of upgrading classrooms and adding motorized adjustable-height tables. In these rooms, keyboards and touch panels are now much more convenient

Teaching Untethered Step away from the podium

October 29, 2021 by | Technology

Teaching untethered removes the physical barriers that separate instructors from the students. The connected classrooms are equipped with Apple TV. Instructors use airplay on the iPad to share their screen with the classroom projector.  We encourage instructors to interact with their students and step away from the podium. Instructors can walk around the classroom and

Using your Zoom-enabled classroom Allow students to join synchronously or record a lecture for later viewing

September 10, 2021 by | Canvas

Steps for creating a Zoom link for students to either attend a class synchronously or for you to make a recording of a classroom presentation or lecture for later viewing. Direction from Provost Bouchard: Instructors are required to teach face-to-face in the classroom, while also providing alternate instruction for students who have an approved absence

Making the Most out of Teaching a HyFlex class

March 16, 2021 by Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith | Pedagogy

This blog post is authored by Dr. Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith, Associate Professor  of Biological Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Co-Director of the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning On March 11, 2020, I had to quickly pivot the direction of my research based molecular biology lab class so that the students would still

There’s a ‘Then’ Coming Preparing for Spring

December 14, 2020 by | Events

During the pandemic and working-from-home experience of the past few months, I’ve noticed that it is hard to mark time, as so much of my previous routine is gone and the days tend to slip into one another as time passes. Perhaps that is why Professor Anna Leahy’s recent poem about time during the pandemic,

Technology Tips for Teaching Online For Instructors

August 31, 2020 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman University faculty, As the new semester starts, I would like to share some tips with you to help you start your classes online. You can click on each link below to receive more information. On behalf of the Educational Technology Services Team, I wish you an excellent start to the fall semester and

Zoom Training Videos For Instructors and Staff

August 20, 2020 by | Technology

Dear Chapman Faculty and Staff, Here are some Zoom resources that we encourage you to take advantage of. Going through these resources will help you navigate through your Zoom meetings and manage your Zoom meetings better. Meeting Controls Breakout Rooms Sharing Your Screen Manage Participants  Also, Zoom has created a YouTube channel with lots of

How to Incorporate Coronavirus Related Content into Course Material Reflections from Argyros School of Business and Economics Professors

May 5, 2020 by | Faculty

This blog post is authored by Gokcen Coskuner-Balli, faculty in the Marketing Department of Arygros School of Business and Economics (ASBE).  In mid-March Chapman University among other schools across the country and the world moved to online education due to the COVID-19 social distancing measures. As faculty members we found ourselves preoccupied with how to

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