If you’re a faculty member, you are certainly gearing up for the fall semester and are wanting to see your student rosters. Of course you’ve probably already noticed that we are no longer using WebAdvisor for course rosters, and they are now in the Faculty Portal on Campus Solutions (at my.chapman.edu ). Here are some
Blackboard’s default settings sometimes obfuscate how to find important information in your course. You can change many settings to make your course easier to navigate. Here are three simple ways to make Blackboard work better for your course: Set your landing page to the most important information: Changing the Landing Page. Rename your course menu
With the increased use of iPads for teaching, faculty are asking what the best Apps are for use in the classroom. Unfortunately doing a google search on that topic produces a pretty scattered (and dated) list of App links. I found one promising list that way, but the rest of them were basically dead ends.
Audrey Watters is one of the more vocal voices in the world of educational technology. Her blog, “Hack Education,” is a provocative must-read for those of us who think a lot about the relationship between education and technology. Audrey has just published a short ebook titled, What Monsters Lurk in Your LMS? Here is an
There are some changes afoot in Academic Technology here at Chapman. First of all, we’ve moved to Smith Hall, suite 20 (which is accessible via the staircase near the elevator lift). Also, we’ve grown! Kim Welch who joined us during the summer is now the Blackboard Administrator. You can email her at email@example.com.
I’ve made many mistakes with technology. I’ve lost files due to not backing them up, I’ve edited the wrong versions of my articles because I didn’t have a good strategy for saving iterations of files, and I’ve had those awful moments where my printer ink runs out (which only ever happens when time is of