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Incorporating a Student Needs Assessment into Your Course Inclusion, Equity, and Access in a Remote Learning Environment

March 26, 2020 by | Pedagogy

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University has compiled some great tips on increasing inclusion, equity, and access while teaching remotely. They offer tips on the following topics: Addressing unequal access to technology, hardware, and software Providing a balance between asynchronous and synchronous tools and course materials Creating an environment that includes and values

JanCon 2020 Registration is Still Open!

December 19, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Registration is still open for Chapman University’s annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS). The theme of JanCon will be “Teaching for Today’s Learners” and the main focus area of the conference will be on interactive training for Canvas, Chapman’s

Course Evaluations Time to provide valuable feedback

November 18, 2019 by | Pedagogy

As we wrap up the fall term, it is time for course evaluations. Below you will find the evaluation windows and helpful reminders for the Law School, Orange Campus, and Rinker Campus: Law School (semester) November 12 – November 25 Orange Campus (semester) November 18 – December 7 Rinker Campus (trimester) December 2 – December

Diversity & Inclusion – Fall 2019 Professional Development Series

September 24, 2019 by | Pedagogy

A strong campus partnership between the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Human Resources, Facilities Management, the Dean of Students Office, the Fish Interfaith Center, Fire & Life Safety, Disability Services, IS&T, the Advisory Group on the Status of Disability & Accessibility, and Fowler School of Engineering, is pleased to announce the following professional development opportunities

DeMille Hall Under Construction The Tech Hub is still open!

September 16, 2019 by | News

Human Resources is currently renovating their offices and the door on the east side of DeMille Hall is closed. The best way to reach The Tech Hub (Educational Technology Services) would be on the west side (Glassell Drive side). Entrances near the Tutoring, Learning, and Testing Center and on the south side near Reeves Hall

Teaching and Technology Newsletter

September 5, 2019 by | Technology

Beginning in July 2019, the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Educational Technology Services started a combined newsletter called “Teaching and Technology” to better serve our campus community.  The “Teaching and Technology” newsletter will be sent once a month and will include upcoming events, helpful information on resources available, frequently asked questions for

IETL Faculty Office Hours Have a question or need assistance?

August 30, 2019 by | Training

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this fall in Beckman Hall 108 (located on the first floor, Starbucks’ side):    Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m. remy@chapman.edu       Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. rowlandg@chapman.edu      

New Messaging Feature in our LMS eesysoft

August 23, 2019 by | Technology

Have you noticed the new pop up messages in Blackboard? Eesysoft is a support & communication tool to help our institution to maximize the use of technology and improve teaching and learning outcomes. Proactively message will help with: Downtime Promote new features and tools Deadline reminders Optimizing support In-application support documentation The three layers of

Google Assignments in Blackboard Learn Integrate G Suite's collaboration capabilities into learning workflows

August 6, 2019 by | Technology

Assignments Instructors create an assignment in their Blackboard using the Google Assignments assignment tool. After students turn in their work, instructors review submissions, give feedback, and assign a grade in Google Assignments. The grade syncs back to the Blackboard’s Grade Center. Students can attach any file type to their assignments, including: Google Docs, Sheets, or

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