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Padlet for Schools Create With AI

May 30, 2024 by | Technology

Instructors can now create a Padlet discussion board using the new generative AI tools. Consider AI-generated content as a preliminary resource. Utilize “Create with AI” to generate an initial Padlet discussion board, then make any necessary updates, perspectives, ideas, and additions to finalize it. Additional instructors and students can comment using AI-generated images based on

Summer 2024 hours for Canvas Support The Virtual Tech Hub

May 20, 2024 by | Technology

Starting Monday, May 20, 2024, and concluding on Friday, August 16, 2024, our drop-in support hours for the Virtual Tech Hub are: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm MONDAY through THURSDAY We will be closed for the following: May 27 for Memorial Day June 19 for Juneteenth July 3 and 4 for Independence Day Drop-in support

Canvas Updates May 2024

May 19, 2024 by | Canvas

Gradebook Message Students Who Have Submitted Updates Summary In the Gradebook, the Message Students Who feature is enhanced to allow instructors to message students who have submitted an assignment. Options include messaging all students who have submitted on time, students with graded on time assignments, and students with ungraded on time assignments. Change Benefit These

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

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