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Blackboard Upgrade Updates What's New and Issues

December 8, 2017 by | Technology

What’s New Drag and Drop Files It is easier than ever to attach files in Blackboard. As a faculty member, you can now add files to Items and Assignments by dragging files from your computer to the “hot spot” in the Attach Files area. Students can also drag and drop files to upload when they

Accessible Word Documents Tools to Improve Access

November 17, 2017 by | Technology

Word documents are often used to deliver content and agendas to students in courses. Whether faculty know it or not, a portion of their students may be at a disadvantage when trying to extract the information from Word pages due to documented or undocumented disabilities. Some of the various issues that may prevent students from

We’re Moving! Dec 18th

November 16, 2017 by | Technology

In a few weeks the Office of Academic Technology & Digital Scholarship will be moving to the Tech Hub, located in DeMille Hall 104. This new space will feature the latest and greatest technology for faculty to use. Additionally, faculty can drop in for tech support at our “Genius Corner” and will be able to

Announcing our revised documentation site for Blackboard

August 17, 2017 by | Training

Have you been a victim of our previous Blackboard help site with its non-functioning search bar and its congested menus? Let’s pretend like that didn’t exist. We’re happy to announce our improved site with improved searchability and usability. Feel free to peruse our site: Chapman Blackboard documentation. Some of the things you’ll find: An easy

BbWorld 2017 Why I'm Attending!

July 24, 2017 by | Technology

Last year I attended my first BbWorld conference. It was my first time attending any conference and I had just started my role here at Chapman as the Blackboard Support Specialist. Blackboard Learn LMS was new to me, and I was still learning the basics. I wanted to get the most out of the conference, so

New Part-Time Faculty Workshops Fall 2017

July 17, 2017 by | Training

Monday, August 21, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 pm Beckman Room 203: Customize Your Blackboard Course Site and Learn the Basics of Turnitin. Sarah Blake, Blackbaord Support Specialist Beckman Room 206A: An Overview of Academic Technology Software & Services. Jana Remy, Associate Director of Digital Scholarship & Kim Wlech, Instructional Designer. Polleverywhere Adobe Creative Cloud EduBlogs

New and Improved Blackboard Faculty Support Tab

July 10, 2017 by | Technology

At the top right of your Blackboard page you will see 4 tabs: My Chapman, Courses, Community, and Faculty/Staff Support. The Faculty/Staff Support page now has icons that link to some amazing resources for Faculty and Staff. Video Tutorials For Blackboard- These videos cover course design, communication, collaboration, and assessment. Blakboard Step-by-Step Instructions- This support

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