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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 | Learner Experience

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,

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