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2024 Creative Learning Experience With Adobe: A Student Perspective of the Event

March 14, 2024 by Briana Craig | Technology

This blog post is authored by Briana Craig, Student Technology Assistant at Educational Technology Services. The Creative Learning Experience with Adobe workshop provided an informative and eye-opening journey into the world of Adobe Creative Cloud products. As I entered the workshop, my knowledge was limited to the basics of only a few Adobe products. However, now that I’ve

Atomic Search for Canvas: The Ultimate Time-Saving Tool for Instructors and Students Continuing Pilot

January 22, 2024 by | Canvas

Chapman University has added a search tool to Canvas. Atomic Search simplifies content discovery for both instructors and students by allowing keyword searches. Here’s what you can expect: Effortless Content Discovery: Quickly find course materials without hassle, making your Canvas experience more user-friendly. No Setup Required: Instructors don’t need to make any adjustments. The Atomic

Student Engagement with Ease How Padlet for Schools Can Help You

January 19, 2024 by | Technology

Padlet is an interactive online bulletin board that allows instructors to use templates such as timelines, grids, and maps to help structure how posts are organized visually. Students can post text, video, audio, images, links, drawings, and more. In addition to the above, here are some reasons why you should consider using Padlet: Virtual bulletin

Nearpod Pilot is here Now accepting sign-ups

September 22, 2023 by | Faculty

What is Nearod? Nearpod makes lessons interactive. Create a lesson, video, or activity and upload your resources (PowerPoints, Google Slides, PDFs, videos). Customize the lesson with interactive slides, videos, gamification, and activities to check for student understanding and deepen engagement with Nearpod tools: Draw It, Polls, Drag & Drop, and Open-Ended Questions. Support student understanding by using insights from the formative

How do I manage my Canvas files as a student?

November 9, 2021 by | Canvas

Dear Students, We hope that this message finds you well. Did you know that you have a personal, private space in Canvas where you can view and manage all of the files that you have uploaded?  To access your personal Canvas file storage area, click on Account (your profile picture) in the top left corner

Teaching Untethered Step away from the podium

October 29, 2021 by | Technology

Teaching untethered removes the physical barriers that separate instructors from the students. The connected classrooms are equipped with Apple TV. Instructors use airplay on the iPad to share their screen with the classroom projector.  We encourage instructors to interact with their students and step away from the podium. Instructors can walk around the classroom and

How to give students extended time for timed Canvas quizzes

October 7, 2021 by | Canvas

Are you using Quizzes in Canvas to create and deliver quizzes/exams?  If you have students who need extended time for quizzes/exams (for example, “time + 1/2” or “double time”), you can use the Moderate Quiz feature in Canvas to give these students the extra minutes that they need for timed quizzes.  The following video contains

Hypothes.is App in Canvas Available Now for Fall 2021

August 18, 2021 by | Canvas

Spring 2021-Summer 2021 we had a successful pilot for Hypothes.is and Gradescope in Canvas. There was fantastic feedback from faculty and students. As a result, we will be having a University site license for Hypothes.is starting this Fall 2021 term. Hypothesis is an easy to use pedagogical tool that enables students and teachers to have

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