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JanCon 2020 Registration is Still Open!

December 19, 2019 by | Training

Registration is still open for Chapman University’s annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS). The theme of JanCon will be “Teaching for Today’s Learners” and the main focus area of the conference will be on interactive training for Canvas, Chapman’s

Capturing Class Video Using Swivl

October 31, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the IETL has a Swivl that faculty members can check out throughout the year? Swivl is a video observation technology tool and uses a Robot Base (to capture the video) and Audio Markers (microphones that record the instructor and students). The Robot Base automatically swivels to follow the instructor – no

What Culturally Responsive Teaching Techniques Can I Use to Improve Learning? Monday Morning Mentor Series

October 14, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

Teaching and Technology Newsletter

September 5, 2019 by | Technology

Beginning in July 2019, the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Educational Technology Services started a combined newsletter called “Teaching and Technology” to better serve our campus community.  The “Teaching and Technology” newsletter will be sent once a month and will include upcoming events, helpful information on resources available, frequently asked questions for

IETL Faculty Office Hours Have a question or need assistance?

August 30, 2019 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 in Beckman Hall 108 (located on the first floor, Starbucks’ side):    Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m. remy@chapman.edu       Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. rowlandg@chapman.edu      

New Messaging Feature in our LMS eesysoft

August 23, 2019 by | Technology

Have you noticed the new pop up messages in Blackboard? Eesysoft is a support & communication tool to help our institution to maximize the use of technology and improve teaching and learning outcomes. Proactively message will help with: Downtime Promote new features and tools Deadline reminders Optimizing support In-application support documentation The three layers of

Google Assignments in Blackboard Learn Integrate G Suite's collaboration capabilities into learning workflows

August 6, 2019 by | Technology

Assignments Instructors create an assignment in their Blackboard using the Google Assignments assignment tool. After students turn in their work, instructors review submissions, give feedback, and assign a grade in Google Assignments. The grade syncs back to the Blackboard’s Grade Center. Students can attach any file type to their assignments, including: Google Docs, Sheets, or

Modern LMS Faculty Panel Follow up Blogs

June 12, 2019 by | Technology

On April 18th, Educational Technology Services hosted a Faculty Panel on “Modern” Learning Management Systems (LMS). As alternatives to our current Bb Learn LMS platform, the modern learning management systems were: Blackboard Ultra Brightspace Canvas As part of the LMS Review, each of the faculty panelist participated in the hands-on experience of teaching their courses using

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