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5 Canvas Features That Can Help You Provide Richer Feedback

April 9, 2021 by | Canvas

For this week’s Teaching Tips Thursday, we explored five features of Canvas that can help instructors provide timely, consistent, specific, balanced, and actionable feedback. Feature #1: Quiz Question Feedback Research shows that providing frequent quizzes with timely feedback improves students’ understanding of concepts. Did you know that you can add feedback for answer choices when

Canvas Updates April 2021

April 6, 2021 by | Technology

Assignments Webcam Submissions Summary In File Upload assignments, students can use their webcam to submit to an assignment. Change Benefit This change allows students to use their webcam to submit a file upload assignment from the browser and aligns behavior with the Canvas Student app. Affected User Roles & Behaviors Students For File Upload assignments,

Zoom default recording changes Effective March 26th 2021

March 15, 2021 by | Technology

Effective March 26th, 2021, Chapman will be changing the default cloud recording to: Record active speaker with shared screen. This change will provide a better viewing experience in Canvas for Students. Students will see only two options, audio and video. The prior default settings made five different files (speaker view, shared screen, gallery view, shared

3 Zoom Features to Enhance Virtual Class Meetings

February 9, 2021 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman University faculty, I would like to share 3 new Zoom features with you that will enhance your students’ experience and allow you to share your content easier. To ensure you can use these features, please make sure your Zoom application is up to date. 1- Virtual Seating Chart: Zoom’s gallery view allows you

Hypothes.is and Gradescope Pilots in Canvas Spring 2021

February 9, 2021 by | Technology

Hypothes.is and Gradescope Pilots in Canvas for Spring 2021 Hypothesis Are you interested in increasing student engagement, expanding reading comprehension, and building critical-thinking and community in classes? Collaborative annotation makes reading active, visible, and social, enabling students to engage with their texts, teachers, ideas, and each other in deeper, more meaningful ways. Gradescope Save time

Teaching Tips Thursdays A new series from your ETS/IETL team

February 8, 2021 by | Training

Join the team from Educational Technology Services (ETS) and the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) every Thursday for a new series on teaching tips. These short sessions will offer you the opportunity to try out a new teaching strategy and obtain resources to explore further. 2/11 — Zoom Chat Tricks for Increased

2021 January Conference on Teaching Wrap Up Recordings are now available

January 26, 2021 by | Technology

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

Access to “Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment” Virtual Conference Programming Feb. 1 - Feb. 12 | Hosted by Northeastern State University

January 22, 2021 by | Technology

Chapman University’s Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning purchased an institutional registration to Northeastern State University’s Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment virtual conference. We encourage Chapman staff and faculty to sign up for sessions that you might be interested in. Topics range from gamification to mobile learning to flipped classroom to emerging technologies

Registration Open – January Conference on Teaching 2021 A week of programming on various teaching & learning topics

December 9, 2020 by | Technology

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’s (IETL) annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) will include an array of programming on teaching and learning topics held Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, January 22, via Zoom, in collaboration with Educational Technology Services.  Preliminary programming includes workshops on: Open Educational Resources (OER), Hypothesis (new collaborative annotation

How do students see grades and instructor feedback in Canvas?

November 30, 2020 by | Technology

Have you ever wondered how your students see their grades and the feedback that you are providing for them in Canvas?  In last week’s Tech Tuesday, we looked at grades and feedback from a student perspective: Here are the Canvas Guides for the topics that we covered.  Please feel free to share these with your

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