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Technology Tools for Student Reflection

May 9, 2023 by | Canvas

Want to incorporate more reflection activities in your class and experiment with relevant technology tools? Here are some popular tools you can try: Google Jamboard Collaborative whiteboard tool, useful for individual or group reflection. Canvas options for reflection journals Canvas doesn’t have a native journal feature, but you can create one using Assignments or Discussions.

Sustainability Microcredential Program

March 22, 2023 by | Canvas

To address the climate crisis and promote sustainability efforts on campus, Educational Technology Services consulted with the Office of Sustainability and the Faculty Senate Sustainability Committee to create the Sustainability Microcredential Program. The Sustainability Microcredential Program encourages Chapman University faculty and instructors to consider multiple ways to reduce paper usage by leveraging Chapman resources, the

Using classroom technology some advice from AI

March 21, 2023 by | Technology

Dear Colleagues, I’ve been thinking often about ways to improve the classroom experience at Chapman University. Thus, I turned to ChatGPT to see if it could offer any insight. Below is my exchange with the AI tool. When relevant, I added links to resources that we have already provided to you in ChatGPT’s reply. Dear

Canvas data from February 2023

March 15, 2023 by | Canvas

These graphs represent the activity in active Canvas courses. In this context, “active” courses are courses that have had at least one instructor interaction and four student interactions in the month of February.  Click on the image to open it in a larger format:

Poll Your Way to Success: Using Poll Everywhere to Enhance Student Reflection and Learning

March 6, 2023 by | Technology

Poll Everywhere is an interactive response system that can be used as a powerful reflection tool to help instructors support their students’ learning and success. By creating interactive polls, competitions, and surveys, instructors can help students reflect on their learning, identify areas for improvement, and engage in the learning process. Here are some examples of

Slow Teaching a message for midsemester

February 28, 2023 by | Technology

In general, I am a fan of efficiency. For example, I grade with rubrics because of their clarity, I post all course materials on Canvas for easy accessibility, and I copy materials from one class to the next so I don’t need to re-build content each go-round. However, lately I’ve been thinking about the benefits

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