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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 | News

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

Summer Academy on Teaching 2019 Faculty Registration Now Open

May 14, 2019 by | Technology

Update: Registration is now closed. To join the waitlist, please email edutech@chapman.edu. Thank you! Dear Faculty Colleagues, Registration is now open for Chapman University’s 4th annual Summer Academy on Teaching sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS). Consisting of formal and informal presentations and peer discussions,

An update on the LMS Upgrade/Replacement Project

April 26, 2019 by | Technology

As was shared in the Spring All Faculty Meeting on Friday, April 26, I offer you an update on the progress of the project to upgrade/replace our current version of BlackboardLearn. As a reminder, we are evaluating three LMS possibilities for the future at Chapman: Brightspace, Blackboard Ultra, and Canvas. In the fall semester we

Faculty and Student Panels on “Modern” Learning Management Systems and Accessibility Join us on April 18 anytime from 9 - 11am!

March 26, 2019 by | Technology

On April 18th from 9am to 11am join Educational Technology Services as we continue the conversation on the future of learning management systems and web accessibility.   From 9am to 10am hear from several faculty members who have been trying out alternatives to Blackboard Learn and have experience teaching their courses using a different learning

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