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JanCon 2019 Companion Website Resources Thank you for attending and see you at our next ETS event!

February 6, 2019 by | Technology

2019 JanCon Companion Website Resources The sixth annual JanCon 2019 concluded, but there are still resources available!  You’re invited to visit our website to discover what 72 colleagues (+15 online participants) found of interest!  KEYNOTE: Dr. Curt Bonk Education 20/20 meets Education 4.0: Visions of Our Changing Learning World!  FACULTY PANEL: Tales from the Field Interactive

Modern LMS & Accessibility Events (Hands-on Labs, Interactive Panels, and Guest Presentations) Coming to a location near you!

February 6, 2019 by | Technology

Blackboard isn’t the only learning management system (LMS) out there! Want to discover what else is possible? Come to our Hands-on Learning Management Sandbox Events and Accessibility Panels. TUE 2/12 1:00pm – 2:00pm Attallah Piazza FRI 2/22 12:00pm to 1:30pm Pralle Lecture Hall, Beckman Hall 104 Town Hall: “The Future of Blackboard – Upgrade it or Replace

Inclusive Design

January 25, 2019 by | Learner Experience

Although this article from Automattic about inclusive design is not specifically about designing course materials, it is incredibly relevant to those of us who are trying to create a more inclusive classroom environment.  I highly recommend that you take the time to read it. Some important points from this article include: Use accessibility practices to

JanCon, Google for Higher Education, Blackboard LMS Review & Other Upcoming ETS Events

January 9, 2019 by | Technology

Happy new year! Please join us for Educational Technology upcoming events during the month of January:   JanCon 2019: Re-imagining the Classroom You’re invited to a one day conference on Reimagining the Classroom! Includes: keynote speakers, faculty and student panel discussions, hands-on lab, and tour. January 25, 2019 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: DeMille

JanCon 2019 Registration Now OPEN! ReImagining the Classroom

December 17, 2018 by | Technology

Faculty: Register now for the 2019 January Conference on Teaching Registration is now open for Chapman University’s 6th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) sponsored by The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and Educational Technology Services. Friday, January 25, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. DeMille Hall (Room to be announced) Orange Campus

Bb Review: Exploring Brightspace, Canvas & Ultra Also, Campus Surveys, Focus Groups, and Sandbox Pilots

November 11, 2018 by | Technology

In the next four weeks, please join Educational Technology Services as we host online presentations by Learning Management System Vendors: D2L Brightspace (Nov 16 @ 11a-12p) Instructure Canvas (Nov 30 @ 11a-12p) Blackboard Ultra (Dec 7 @ 10a-11a), followed by a LMS panel discussion Each will give a demonstration of their product, please bring your

Turnitin Troubles Are you stuck uploading?

November 5, 2018 by | Technology

Last week we started getting reports from students and faculty about trouble uploading to Turnitin. After attaching a document and hitting submit, the system was getting stuck and timing out while uploading. After investigating, we determined the problem seems to be isolated to students using a Mac computer and attempting to upload to Turnitin using

Blackboard Review: “Flipped” Panel Discussion 11.9 ReThinking the Classroom with Virtual Learning Spaces (BlackBoard, Google Apps, Panopto, PollEverywhere)

November 4, 2018 by | Technology

You are invited to an interactive panel discussion for the Blackboard Learning Management System Review. Detailed event information can be found below: 11/9/2018 11AM-12PM LMS Panel Discussion: Canvas | Blackboard | Brightspace Virtual Conference Link | Tech Hub, DeMille 104 | Rinker 94-277 We will be hosting four Chapman colleagues who are considered Blackboard power users

Survey about Student use of Technology from ETRAC

November 2, 2018 by | Technology

This infographic from the most recent ETRAC Survey is helpful in understanding how students use technology as part of their learning experience.  I offer it here so you may peruse it for yourself.  What stood out to me from this graphic was the section on the lower right which reported on what devices students use