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Hybrid Learning Classrooms

December 22, 2021 by | Teaching Online

Chapman University offers its student body exceptional in-person learning opportunities. Through the pandemic, we made a huge investment in adding technology to learning spaces that allowed faculty members to teach from their classrooms and laboratories to remote students. The fall semester of 2021 brought most students back to campus so that they could continue the

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 | Faculty

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

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

Poll your students about the upcoming return to campus

March 11, 2021 by | HyFlex

Dear Faculty and Instructors, If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to poll or survey your students about returning to in-person instruction after Spring break. It is important not to exceed the COVID-19 capacity of any room. As of 3/18/2021 we are currently in the RED TIER. Talk to your students and

HyFlex Classroom Resources and Information For Instructors

March 3, 2021 by | HyFlex

Dear Chapman faculty, In anticipation of the University’s commitment to begin in-person instructions after spring break, we would like to share some important HyFlex resources and support information with you. HyFlex classrooms information There are three types of HyFlex classrooms available to you on campus: Prime – Includes a Zoom Panel for direct connection to

HyFlex Classroom Management Checklist

March 2, 2021 by | HyFlex

As we prepare to return to in-person instruction on March 29th, 2021, Educational Technology Services is providing a series of resources to help faculty and students prepare for HyFlex instruction. With HyFlex instruction, consider that learning must be equitable between students attending online and students attending in person as much as possible, create a single learning community,

Let’s talk about teaching in a post-pandemic era

February 9, 2021 by | Digital Learning

  Science shows that learning often happens in a situation that introduces an element of novelty or disruption, resulting in our brain forging new neural pathways. I see that process as somewhat like ambling down a new hiking trail rather than a familiar one–in doing so we will hear a new bird song or spy

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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