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Instructional Continuity

  

Registration Open – January Conference on Teaching 2021 A week of programming on various teaching & learning topics

December 9, 2020 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’s (IETL) annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) will include an array of programming on teaching and learning topics held Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, January 22, via Zoom, in collaboration with Educational Technology Services.  Preliminary programming includes workshops on: Open Educational Resources (OER), Hypothesis (new collaborative annotation

A Moment of Calm for you as you finish out the Fall semester

November 12, 2020 by | Training

I don’t know about you, but I am feeling pummeled by so many happenings right now: elections, election protests, concern about escalating virus cases both on campus and in my social circles, fires, inclement weather, shorter daylight hours, overwhelmed students in my classes, concerns about how best to prepare for teaching in 2021, and also

Some thoughts about well-baked online learning

October 6, 2020 by | Teaching Online

Perhaps you have taken up baking during the pandemic, as so many others have?  What I have learned about sourdough over the last seven months is that it takes many weeks to curate a good sourdough starter and it takes at least three days to prepare the dough for baking a loaf: with stages for

IETL Faculty Office Hours – Fall 2020 Have a teaching related question or need assistance?

September 29, 2020 by | Training

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this fall via Zoom:    Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/97459695695 Jana will also be available by appointment, please email remy@chapman.edu       Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith Monday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/94333509937 Thursday,

Contingency Plan for Online Meetings For Instructors and Staff

August 25, 2020 by | Technology

Dear Chapman University faculty and staff, As the semester starts, all of us will be utilizing online meeting tools more often than before, and it is essential to have a contingency plan in case there are disruptions in service. As great as online meeting providers are, sometimes they may encounter technical issues that will interrupt

A “Window” into the Fall semester

July 30, 2020 by | Technology

These past few months of working from home, I’ve spent a significant amount of time gazing at the window view outside of my home office, which shows the orange tree in my yard as well as my vegetable garden beds and my chicken coop off in the far distance: The view has helped to offset

Faculty Can Now Access Teaching Resources in the IETL Canvas Den Find "Teaching Resources from the IETL" on Your Canvas Dashboard

July 27, 2020 by | Technology

About “Teaching Resources from the IETL” The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL). exists to support faculty in their teaching journeys at Chapman University. “Teaching Resources from the IETL” was created as a space in Canvas for faculty to find helpful teaching resources and participate in discussions. Modules are used in the IETL Den

IETL Ambassadors Offering Summer Office Hours

July 24, 2020 by | Canvas

Some of the IETL Ambassadors will be available for the remainder of summer via virtual office hours to support faculty within their specific academic units with teaching support as we prepare for the fall term. Please find the details on specific office hours below. We recommend that you reach out to your respective ambassador for

Exploring HyFlex Problems & Solutions Recording and Slides Available

July 20, 2020 by | Canvas

The recording is now available for the “Exploring HyFlex Problems & Solutions” workshop that was held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. This workshop was organized by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Educational Technology Services, and explored how faculty can overcome course obstacles so that all students meet the learning objectives. Throughout

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