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Building Humanities Infrastructure with Patrik Svensson

November 10, 2017 by | Technology

Announcing an exciting event to be held in Chapman’s almost-completed new Tech Hub space: Title: Challenging Infrastructural Regimes/ Framing Humanistic Infrastructure By Patrik Svensson (bio, below) Time: 2:30-4 pm Place: The Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104 Sponsor: the Office of Academic Technology and Digital Scholarship Bio for Svensson (adapted from patriksv.com): Svensson’s scholarship focuses on the

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Chapman DRAW Week events by ATDS Staff

September 29, 2017 by | News

From October 2-5 Chapman will hold its first DRAW (Discover Research and Arts Week) Event. Staff from Academic Technology will be presenting two events as part of DRAW. On October 4: Digital Research Tools You Need to Know 7:00-9:50 p.m. – Beckman Hall 201 Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  This workshop will

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Blackboard Instructor app

September 25, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard Instructor is Blackboard’s brand new mobile application that gives instructors a quick and easy way to manage courses, interact with students, and view content. Manage courses anytime, anywhere Preview content and assessments Create and reply to discussions Review, create and send out announcements The Blackboard Instructor app is available on iOS and Android tablets

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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

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Enroll Users to a Blackboard Course Types of Roles and Their Access

September 11, 2017 by | Technology

A Blackboard course shell is automatically created for each course taught at Chapman University. Therefore, instructors do not need to request the creation of a Blackboard course shell for a course listed in the current class schedule. Shells for an upcoming semester are created 60 days prior to the beginning of a new term. Courses

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Organizations Blackboard

August 28, 2017 by | Technology

Organizations behave like courses and contain tools that enable members to communicate efficiently. Organizations are an ideal place to connect with colleges, departments, faculty, staff, and/or students for activities that are in support of the educational, research, or administrative mission of the University. Like a Blackboard course, an Organization includes: Document sharing (papers, agendas, minutes,

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Announcing our revised documentation site for Blackboard

August 17, 2017 by | News

Have you been a victim of our previous Blackboard help site with its non-functioning search bar and its congested menus? Let’s pretend like that didn’t exist. We’re happy to announce our improved site with improved searchability and usability. Feel free to peruse our site: Chapman Blackboard documentation. Some of the things you’ll find: An easy

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Now is the Time to Merge Your Courses!

August 14, 2017 by | Technology

Instructors who teach multiple sections of the same course may prefer to manage those sections through a single master course with associated child courses. The site where the enrollment is moved from is called the child course site, and the one which is the destination for the enrollment is the parent site. Multiple secondary sites

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New Part-Time Faculty Workshops Fall 2017

July 17, 2017 by | News

Monday, August 21, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 pm Beckman Room 203: Customize Your Blackboard Course Site and Learn the Basics of Turnitin. Sarah Blake, Blackbaord Support Specialist Beckman Room 206A: An Overview of Academic Technology Software & Services. Jana Remy, Associate Director of Digital Scholarship & Kim Wlech, Instructional Designer. Polleverywhere Adobe Creative Cloud EduBlogs

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New and Improved Blackboard Faculty Support Tab

July 10, 2017 by | Technology

At the top right of your Blackboard page you will see 4 tabs: My Chapman, Courses, Community, and Faculty/Staff Support. The Faculty/Staff Support page now has icons that link to some amazing resources for Faculty and Staff. Video Tutorials For Blackboard- These videos cover course design, communication, collaboration, and assessment. Blakboard Step-by-Step Instructions- This support