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Poll Everywhere Real-time virtual response system

February 5, 2018 by | Technology

What is Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere is a real-time polling assessment, clicker-free student response system. Polls can presented through Poll Everywhere’s website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. The audience can respond by visiting a webpage, texting or through the app. Can present through: website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. Audience response by: website, apps, or

Blackboard Upgrade Updates What's New and Issues

December 8, 2017 by | Technology

What’s New Drag and Drop Files It is easier than ever to attach files in Blackboard. As a faculty member, you can now add files to Items and Assignments by dragging files from your computer to the “hot spot” in the Attach Files area. Students can also drag and drop files to upload when they

Final Grades Blackboard Checklist

December 4, 2017 by | News

Verify all grades are entered including zeros in Grade Center. You can use a Total or Weighted column to calculate Final Grades. If you want to adjust the default Grading Schema (e.g., 94% to 99.9% = A, 90% to less than 94% = A-, etc.), see Edit Grading Schemas. Download the Grade Center, see Download

Blackboard Outage on Nov. 23rd, 2017

November 20, 2017 by | News

Blackboard Learn will be unavailable on Thursday, November 23rd, from 7:00pm to 9:00am on Friday, November 24th. This downtime is for a necessary upgrade to the software, and it is the hope that it will minimally impact Chapman users because it occurs during a holiday period. If you have any concerns or questions about this

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

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

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 9.0+ Android 4.2+