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Inclusive Design

January 25, 2019 by | Learner Experience

Although this article from Automattic about inclusive design is not specifically about designing course materials, it is incredibly relevant to those of us who are trying to create a more inclusive classroom environment.  I highly recommend that you take the time to read it. Some important points from this article include: Use accessibility practices to

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JanCon, Google for Higher Education, Blackboard LMS Review & Other Upcoming ETS Events

January 9, 2019 by | Technology

Happy new year! Please join us for Educational Technology upcoming events during the month of January:   JanCon 2019: Re-imagining the Classroom You’re invited to a one day conference on Reimagining the Classroom! Includes: keynote speakers, faculty and student panel discussions, hands-on lab, and tour. January 25, 2019 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: DeMille

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Class photo roster is down but, we have an alternative!

January 4, 2019 by | Technology

If you have tried to view a Class Photo Roster from your Blackboard course site under Course Tools, you’ve probably noticed it is empty. The tool is currently broken and we are in the process of determining a fix.  In the meantime, you can still generate a photo roster for your course from Blackboard Utilities. 

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JanCon 2019 Registration Now OPEN! ReImagining the Classroom

December 17, 2018 by | Technology

Faculty: Register now for the 2019 January Conference on Teaching Registration is now open for Chapman University’s 6th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) sponsored by The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and Educational Technology Services. Friday, January 25, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. DeMille Hall (Room to be announced) Orange Campus

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Faculty: Did you miss the sandbox event? You can still request a sandbox for Brightspace, Canvas, or Blackboard Ultra

December 10, 2018 by | Blackboard

Dear Chapman Faculty, On December 5-6 we had two sandbox events where faculty could take a virtual tour of Brightspace, Canvas, and Blackboard Ultra. At the end of the event, faculty who wished to could request logins to create their own sandboxes and review the different learning management systems. We provided everyone with directions on

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Tips For An Efficient Touchpanel Layout (Part 1)

November 30, 2018 by | Technology

There are several factors that go into creating an efficient AV touchpanel layout for users. To start, it’s important to take the capabilities of the system you’re working with into consideration when creating a layout. One of the parts that a touchpanel controls is called a switcher. Switchers are the hardware that hold and switch

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Fall 2018 course evaluations end Saturday, December 8 Don't miss the chance to provide valuable feedback

November 26, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Don’t miss out – all standard calendar Fall 2018 trimester and semester course evaluations will close on Saturday, December 8 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time. Students will see the links to all available evaluations on their Blackboard landing pages and should wait until their instructor provides time in class to complete the evaluation. However, in the