21 posts categorized in

Learner Experience


Poll Everywhere Student App

March 12, 2018 by | Technology

Poll Everywhere app allows you to: Easily access Instructor’s session of questions Respond instantly Download App The Poll Everywhere app is available on iOS 9.0 or later and Android 4.4 tablets and phones. Download on your Apple® device Download on your Android™ device Log in to app Click on the Three Bar symbol at the

Poll Everywhere Real-time virtual response system

February 5, 2018 by | Technology

What is Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere is a real-time polling assessment, clicker-free student response system. Polls can presented through Poll Everywhere’s website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. The audience can respond by visiting a webpage, texting or through the app. Can present through: website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. Audience response by: website, apps, or

Blackboard Student App

January 26, 2018 by | Technology

Blackboard app is Blackboard’s brand new mobile application that gives students a quick and easy way to access courses, interact with instructor and other students, and view content. Quickly view course content Submit assignments. Upload media from Google Drive™, OneDrive®, and Dropbox. Take test View grades and feedback from instructos View announcements Participate in discussions

Blackboard End of Semester Checklist

December 18, 2017 by | Technology

Download your Grade Center. Print or Save Discussion Board posts. Download Turnitin Assignments. Perform a course review. What worked well and what did not work? What technical difficulties did you have? What content or tools do you need to modify/add/remove? What tools or features do you want to learn more about? Perform an accessibility review.

Accessible Word Documents Tools to Improve Access

November 17, 2017 by | Technology

Word documents are often used to deliver content and agendas to students in courses. Whether faculty know it or not, a portion of their students may be at a disadvantage when trying to extract the information from Word pages due to documented or undocumented disabilities. Some of the various issues that may prevent students from

Course Evaluations are coming . . . from the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning - www.chapman.edu/IETL

November 7, 2017 by | Learner Experience

It’s soon to be THAT time of year: end of semester course evaluations for our students to complete. Recently, there have been several articles published discussing how course evaluations are used (or misused) in the evaluation of faculty. Betsy Barre at Rice University’s Center for Teaching Excellence does a fantastic job presenting a literature review of the historical course

Using Flexible Classrooms, part 2 Activities in the round

October 10, 2017 by | Learner Experience

Flexible classroom space on the Chapman University campus is becoming more popular. As shown in part 1 of this series on flexible classrooms, it’s clear to see the variety of layouts for the classrooms. Part 2 of this series (this post), seeks to demonstrate one specific pedagogical style, namely large group collaborations, which are facilitated

Third Party Vendors Integration Textbook Publisher

September 18, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard partners with the leading publishers in higher education to create a better course experience for Instructors and students. Publisher integration include: Single sign-on Content, assignment, and test linking Grade Sync Cengage Learning- Learn More Macmillan Learning- Learn More McGraw-Hill Education- Learn More Pearson Revel- Learn More Pearson MyLab & Mastering- Learn More Wiley- Learn