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Recording available for “You’ve leveled up on technology: Bringing it back to the classroom”

April 13, 2021 by | Technology

On April 6, 2021, the IETL and ETS sponsored the virtual teaching workshop: “You’ve leveled up on technology: Bringing it back to the classroom.” The workshop helped faculty reflect on what they’ve learned over the last year learning Canvas, Zoom, and other technologies, discuss how their successes support learning theory, and strategize their use of

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,

Why I love using Hypothesis

April 5, 2021 by | Technology

This blog post is authored by Dr. Shira Klein, faculty in the Department of History of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “Hypothesis,” is a wonderful tool for making sure students have done the reading, or at least part of it. In disciplines where learning depends heavily on textual sources, ensuring that students

Teaching Tips Thursday: Wheel of Names

March 25, 2021 by | Technology

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

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

Teaching Tips Thursday: Google Jamboard

February 26, 2021 by | Technology

For this week’s Teaching Tips Thursday, 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 “waffle” and

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

Workshop Wrap Up – Planning for the Unknowns (and Knowns) of Future Semesters Helpful links, resources, and more

February 8, 2021 by | Technology

To wrap up the 2021 January Conference on Teaching, Kimberly Welch, Instructional Consultant, hosted a workshop focused on how to plan for future semesters. The workshop provided participants with resources to help them personally plan for success, ways to engage students wherever they are, and practical activity ideas and resources to fit their instructional needs.

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