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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

How Can I Teach Soft Skills to Better Prepare Students for the Workplace? Monday Morning Mentor Series

December 9, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

How Does Consistency Improve Quality in Online Courses and Programs? Monday Morning Mentor Series

December 2, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

Course Evaluations Time to provide valuable feedback

November 18, 2019 by | Pedagogy

As we wrap up the fall term, it is time for course evaluations. Below you will find the evaluation windows and helpful reminders for the Law School, Orange Campus, and Rinker Campus: Law School (semester) November 12 – November 25 Orange Campus (semester) November 18 – December 7 Rinker Campus (trimester) December 2 – December

Capturing Class Video Using Swivl

October 31, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the IETL has a Swivl that faculty members can check out throughout the year? Swivl is a video observation technology tool and uses a Robot Base (to capture the video) and Audio Markers (microphones that record the instructor and students). The Robot Base automatically swivels to follow the instructor – no

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