It is common practice to include images within MS PowerPoint (PPT) presentations to demonstrate key points and support classroom discussions. Often, these images are of high quality and resolution. However, when these images are included in the PPT file, they become a part of the file (a process called embedding), which increases its overall size.
This Fall at Chapman University, Educational Technology Services will kick off the Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE) project to explore which learning management platform will best support student learning outcomes on our campus. As mentioned in the 2018 Fall Faculty meeting, this project will not only examine the Learning Management Systems, like Blackboard, Canvas,
We’re excited to announce a new tool coming soon to Blackboard called Ally. Ally provides you guidance on how to correct accessibility issues with your digital course content, which means your learning materials will work better on mobile phones and tablets as well as with assistive technologies. Your students will also be able to
Overview The Epson LightScene projector is a new display that allows you to project images or videos onto different surfaces for showcase purposes. The display is laser projection (lampless) and is 2000 lumens. Visually, the image is really sharp and even the smallest details can be seen on the photos that are being displayed. On
Join us at the Tech Hub Open House on both Orange and Rinker campuses. This schedule is tentative, so please watch for changes. Oct 3, Orange Campus, DeMille 104: 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Keynote Address: Does Game-Based Learning Really Work?, by Alf Inge Wang, founder of Kahoot! game-based learning 10:30-11:00 a.m.: Future Ready Coursework that is Accessible to All, a
You may (or may not) have heard about Panopto, our in-class and desktop lecture capture software, but now there’s even more reason to give it a try. Did you know it has a new quizzing feature that allows faculty to create videos and insert quizzes on key points? Even more, faculty can add these videos
Play with Poll Everywhere Competitions during our upcoming Poll Everywhere Workshops. If you’d like to learn more about using Poll Everywhere to engage students, including a live demonstration of multiple polling options, please come by the Tech Hub for the upcoming ETS workshops: Tuesday, September 25th, 2018, 1:00-2:00 Thursday, September 27th, 2018, 2:00-3:00 The Tech
Poll Everywhere will undergo two periods of scheduled maintenance on the following dates: • Saturday, September 22, from 8PM to 11PM PDT • Saturday, October 6, from 8PM to 11PM PDT During these times, you may experience service interruptions when accessing Poll Everywhere on the web or through the apps. If you have any questions,
I recently did an informal review of three popular learning science texts (see references below). From these three books, I compared information to see what types of topics surfaced regarding important points for instructors to follow in order to support their students’ learning. I found that the four following points received extensive treatment by all
Survey says…we get tired of emailed surveys. Our campus is currently experiencing very low response rates to emailed surveys, which is partially due to the overwhelming number of surveys we get via email. This has prompted our campus to create Guidelines for Conducting Online Surveys at our institution for surveys involving 100 individuals or more.