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Teaching Tips Thursday: Wheel of Names

March 25, 2021 by | Canvas

What is the Wheel of Names? Wheel of names is a free online tool to randomize names or images. Access Go to the wheel of names website to access https://wheelofnames.com/ Ideas for Using Wheel of Names Student names Team names Subject matter You can copy special characters like smileys from other websites and paste them

Making the Most out of Teaching a HyFlex class

March 16, 2021 by Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith | Pedagogy

This blog post is authored by Dr. Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith, Associate Professor  of Biological Sciences and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Co-Director of the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning On March 11, 2020, I had to quickly pivot the direction of my research based molecular biology lab class so that the students would still

Teaching Tips Thursday: Mid-Semester Feedback

March 11, 2021 by | Faculty

Midterm season has officially arrived!  This time after the first major assessment of the semester can be the perfect time to pause, reflect on your teaching thus far, and ask your students for their feedback. Benefits of collecting mid-semester feedback Taking time for a mid-semester feedback survey can reap so many benefits for both instructors

Teaching Tips Thursdays: Google Jamboard

February 26, 2021 by | Technology

For this week’s edition of Teaching Tips Thursdays, we explored Google Jamboard!  Google Jamboard is a collaborative digital whiteboard that is available for free through your Chapman Google account. How to Access Google Jamboard Go to jamboard.google.com and sign in with your Chapman email address and password if needed.  OR: Click on the Google Apps

Zoom Chat Tricks Teaching Tips Thursdays

February 12, 2021 by | Pedagogy

Did you miss our first installment of Teaching Tips Thursdays? Here is a quick rundown of what we covered: If you’d like to watch the entire presentation, the video and slide deck are now available. If you only want the slide deck. See all our upcoming topics.

2021 January Conference on Teaching Wrap Up Recordings are now available

January 26, 2021 by | Canvas

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

A “Window” into the Fall semester

July 30, 2020 by | Canvas

These past few months of working from home, I’ve spent a significant amount of time gazing at the window view outside of my home office, which shows the orange tree in my yard as well as my vegetable garden beds and my chicken coop off in the far distance: The view has helped to offset

Exploring HyFlex Problems & Solutions Recording and Slides Available

July 20, 2020 by | Canvas

The recording is now available for the “Exploring HyFlex Problems & Solutions” workshop that was held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. This workshop was organized by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Educational Technology Services, and explored how faculty can overcome course obstacles so that all students meet the learning objectives. Throughout

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