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
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,
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
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
To wrap up the 2021 January Conference on Teaching, Kimberly Welch, Instructional Consultant, hosted a workshop focused on how to plan for future semesters. The workshop provided participants with resources to help them personally plan for success, ways to engage students wherever they are, and practical activity ideas and resources to fit their instructional needs.
Join the team from Educational Technology Services (ETS) and the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) every Thursday for a new series on teaching tips. These short sessions will offer you the opportunity to try out a new teaching strategy and obtain resources to explore further. 2/11 — Zoom Chat Tricks for Increased
Curious about the new self-select breakout room feature in Zoom? IETL Ambassador, Ryan Allen from Attallah College of Educational Studies, explains how to save time in your next Zoom class by having students go to breakout rooms on their own, rather than being assigned.
The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) hosted the 8th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) in collaboration with Educational Technology Services (ETS) with virtual programming held January 19 – January 22. Each session was recorded and is available in the ‘Teaching Resources from the IETL’ Canvas Den that all faculty have access
Image Credit: GraphicSurfCom / Shutterstock.com © 2020 What is HyFlex? HyFlex is short for “hybrid flexible.” The model includes options for in-person, synchronous online, and asynchronous online learning. Because students participate in a variety of ways, instructors need to ensure everyone is able to engage with the material. As EDUCAUSE points out in their article,
There are three types of HyFlex classrooms available to you on campus. Prime – Includes a Zoom Panel for direct connection to a Zoom meeting. The microphones are mounted on the ceiling and will capture sound from anywhere in the room. The classroom cameras are either mounted on the ceiling or the back wall and