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Introducing our Student Technology Assistant Briana Craig

September 26, 2023 by | News

Hello, my name is Briana! I am a computer science major with a minor in game development programming. I plan to complete my BS in Spring 2024 and my MS in computer science by Spring 2025. After that, I want to work in the educational technology field, hoping to develop new software that makes learning

Canvas Updates May 2023

May 24, 2023 by | Canvas

Rich Content Editor Drag and Drop or Paste Multiple Files Summary In the Rich Content Editor, users can drag and drop or paste multiple files. Change Benefit This change allows users to quickly and efficiently add files in the Rich Content Editor. Feature Workflow Users can drag and drop multiple files into the Rich Content

Canvas Updates April 2023

April 12, 2023 by | Canvas

Gradebook Sort Assignments by Excused Submissions and Unposted Grades Summary In the Gradebook, instructors can sort individual assignment columns and rows by excused submissions and unposted grades. Change Benefit This update provides instructors with more sorting options and improves efficiency when working in Gradebook columns. Feature Workflow To sort submissions by Excused or Unposted grades,

Sustainability Microcredential Program

March 22, 2023 by | Canvas

To address the climate crisis and promote sustainability efforts on campus, Educational Technology Services consulted with the Office of Sustainability and the Faculty Senate Sustainability Committee to create the Sustainability Microcredential Program. The Sustainability Microcredential Program encourages Chapman University faculty and instructors to consider multiple ways to reduce paper usage by leveraging Chapman resources, the

Slow Teaching a message for midsemester

February 28, 2023 by | Technology

In general, I am a fan of efficiency. For example, I grade with rubrics because of their clarity, I post all course materials on Canvas for easy accessibility, and I copy materials from one class to the next so I don’t need to re-build content each go-round. However, lately I’ve been thinking about the benefits

Canvas Updates January 2023

January 5, 2023 by | Canvas

Gradebook Student Feedback Visibility Update Summary In the Grades page, placement for grade distribution, rubrics, and comments have been updated for consistency. The score column displays the assignment score and total score in a single column. Additionally, students view an unread indicator (blue dot) on the feedback button when a new comment is added to

Canvas Updates November 2022

November 10, 2022 by | Canvas

SpeedGrader Speech-To-Text Recognizes Chrome Browser Set Languages Summary In the Google Chrome web browser, the Speech Recognition feature uses browser-set language to translate speech-to-text in SpeedGrader. Change Benefit This update allows the speech-to-text feature to recognize other spoken languages. Feature Workflow SpeedGrader Speech Recognition Button Click the Speech Recognition button. Speech Recognition Speech To Text Recording When

Introducing our Student Technology Assistant Henessy Ochoa

October 28, 2022 by | News

Henessy Ochoa Hey! My name is Henessy! My major is currently “undecided,” however, I am interested in working as either a criminal psychologist or the public liaison for the FBI. Outside school, I love rollerblading and ice skating; it is a time when I do not have to worry about anything. Working at IS&T is

Welcoming our New Instructional Technologist Shannon Muramoto

October 18, 2022 by | News

Educational Technology Services is excited to welcome the newest member to our IS&T family, Shannon Muramoto. Shannon holds a B.A. in Mathematics and M.S. Ed. in Secondary Education with an emphasis in mathematics from California State University, Fullerton. She is a National Board Certified teacher and has over 10 years of teaching Mathematics in a

Canvas Updates August 2022

September 1, 2022 by | Faculty

Gradebook Message Students Who Default Subject Line Summary When composing a message from the Message Student Who link in the Gradebook, a default subject line is added. Change Benefit This update improves instructor workflow by automatically inserting a corresponding subject line when composing a message to students and observers with the Message Student Who link.

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