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Semester Course Evaluations May 3 - May 15

April 16, 2021 by | Canvas

The window for conducting the spring 2021 semester online course evaluations will begin on Monday, May 3, at 8 a.m. and end on Saturday, May 15, at 11:59 p.m. Please access the spring 2021 semester calendar. What do faculty need to do? Please be sure that your Canvas course is published and that Course Evaluations are enabled in

Canvas Updates April 2021

April 6, 2021 by | Technology

Assignments Webcam Submissions Summary In File Upload assignments, students can use their webcam to submit to an assignment. Change Benefit This change allows students to use their webcam to submit a file upload assignment from the browser and aligns behavior with the Canvas Student app. Affected User Roles & Behaviors Students For File Upload assignments,

Zoom default recording changes Effective March 26th 2021

March 15, 2021 by | Technology

Effective March 26th, 2021, Chapman will be changing the default cloud recording to: Record active speaker with shared screen. This change will provide a better viewing experience in Canvas for Students. Students will see only two options, audio and video. The prior default settings made five different files (speaker view, shared screen, gallery view, shared

Canvas Updates March 2021

March 5, 2021 by | Canvas

Courses MathJax Equation Enhancements & Text Field LaTeX Characters Summary LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas detects an equation image added by delimited LaTeX characters. Change Benefit This change allows users to use equations in more areas of Canvas and manage equations more efficiently. Affected

Hypothes.is and Gradescope Pilots in Canvas Spring 2021

February 9, 2021 by | Technology

Hypothes.is and Gradescope Pilots in Canvas for Spring 2021 Hypothesis Are you interested in increasing student engagement, expanding reading comprehension, and building critical-thinking and community in classes? Collaborative annotation makes reading active, visible, and social, enabling students to engage with their texts, teachers, ideas, and each other in deeper, more meaningful ways. Gradescope Save time

IETL Faculty Office Hours – Spring 2021 Have a teaching related question or need assistance?

February 3, 2021 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this spring – updated office hours can also always be found on the IETL Canvas Den Homepage – Teaching Resources from the IETL:   Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/97459695695 Jana will also

2021 January Conference on Teaching Wrap Up Recordings are now available

January 26, 2021 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) hosted the 8th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) in collaboration with Educational Technology Services (ETS) with virtual programming held January 19 – January 22. Each session was recorded and is available in the ‘Teaching Resources from the IETL’ Canvas Den that all faculty have access

Canvas Updates January 2021

January 26, 2021 by | Canvas

PAGES Bulk Page Delete Multiple pages can be deleted at one time in the Pages Index page. This change allows outdated content to be removed more quickly. Previously pages could only be deleted one at a time. Pages can be multi-selected by selecting a checkbox next to the pages. More details Individual Page Student View

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