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IETL Faculty Office Hours – Fall 2020 Have a teaching related question or need assistance?

September 29, 2020 by | Uncategorized

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this fall via Zoom:    Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/97459695695 Jana will also be available by appointment, please email remy@chapman.edu       Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith Monday, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/94333509937 Thursday,

New fall workshops about Canvas and more Sign up today!

September 8, 2020 by | Uncategorized

We hope that the fall semester is off to a great start for everyone. Do you have questions about Canvas and other instructional technologies?  Educational Technology Services has added new workshops for fall, including two workshops this week led by special guest trainer Adam Kuntz from Canvas.  Topics include: How to use Canvas discussions to

Technology Tips for Teaching Online For Instructors

August 31, 2020 by | Technology

Dear Chapman University faculty, As the new semester starts, I would like to share some tips with you to help you start your classes online. You can click on each link below to receive more information. On behalf of the Educational Technology Services Team, I wish you an excellent start to the fall semester and

How to Add Pronouns to Your Zoom Profile

July 24, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Below are the steps on how to add pronouns to your Zoom profile by changing your display name: From the Desktop Application Open the Zoom application on your desktop and login Select your profile icon in the top right hand corner and select “Settings” from the drop down This will open a new window –

Exploring HyFlex Problems & Solutions Recording and Slides Available

July 20, 2020 by | Uncategorized

The recording is now available for the “Exploring HyFlex Problems & Solutions” workshop that was held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. This workshop was organized by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Educational Technology Services, and explored how faculty can overcome course obstacles so that all students meet the learning objectives. Throughout

Respondus LockDown Browser A method for locking student testing

March 19, 2020 by | Blackboard

Author’s note: Respondus LockDown Browser allows instructors to lock down student devices during test-taking, but please note not all devices and programs support the browser. Specifically, Chromebooks and certain free programs for accessibility do not have the ability to use the LockDown Browser. Please review the Respondus LockDown system requirements and accessibility features; then, verify

Remote Assessments Alternatives to face-to-face tests

March 14, 2020 by | Blackboard

Moving to remote teaching means pen-and-paper testing is no longer available. Although Chapman University initially looked into making online webcam-based proctoring available*, due to the fact that it causes issues with equity (not all students have webcams and up-to-date computers) and an increased load on tech support, along with the larger discussions on the integrity

Upcoming IETL Video Studio Demonstrations Learn how to make instructional videos for your courses!

February 14, 2020 by | Uncategorized

The IETL will be hosting Video Studio Demonstrations in Beckman Hall 109 this spring to allow faculty the opportunity to explore how the video studio can enhance their classroom experience. Using different tools such as a LearningGlass (www.learning.glass) and green screen functions, faculty members have the ability to enhance their lessons in innovative ways. The

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