Student Engagement with Ease

January 19, 2024 by | Technology

Padlet is an interactive online bulletin board that allows instructors to use templates such as timelines, grids, and maps to help structure how posts are organized visually. Students can post text, video, audio, images, links, drawings, and more. In addition to the above, here are some reasons why you should consider using Padlet: Virtual bulletin


Beginning-Of-Semester Canvas Checklist

January 15, 2024 by | Canvas

✔️New to Canvas? A great place to start is the Educational Technology Services Linktree. You will find links to Canvas orientations as well as links to schedule a 1:1 appointment to learn Canvas. ✔️Want to combine multiple Canvas courses into one? Some instructors who teach multiple sections of the same class like to merge their


How to Copy Content from One Canvas Course to Another

January 5, 2024 by | Canvas

Interterm and Spring 2024 courses are now available in Canvas! We hope that you will find these resources helpful if you need to copy content from a past Canvas course or a template course into an Interterm or Spring 2024 Canvas course. Canvas course copy best practices: Do not copy “All Content” when copying from


Pearson MyLab and Mastering is now Access Pearson

January 3, 2024 by | Canvas

If you use Pearson MyLab and Mastering or Pearson tools (such as Revel or eText) in your Canvas course this semester, you will notice a different setup. Pearson is updating their product, now called “Access Pearson.” Starting this summer, the old tools will be disabled and no longer work. For Spring 2024, you can access


End of Semester Canvas Checklist

December 18, 2023 by | Uncategorized

✔️Put in Zeros for Missing Assignments If students are missing assignments, you will need to put in zeros for those missing assignments. The easiest way to do this is to open your Grade Center and look for empty grade cells. Some instructors may also use the Missing Submission Policy in the gradebook settings. Resource: How do I enter


Discussions and Announcements Redesign Coming to Canvas

December 14, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Students, Instructors, and Staff, We are excited to announce that Canvas will introduce some new changes to its Discussions and Announcements. These changes are expected to be rolled out on July 20, 2024, and instructors will no longer be able to use the legacy Discussion and Announcements features. The redesigned Discussions and Announcements


YuJa Updates

December 13, 2023 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, The Educational Technology Services team meets with our friends at YuJa on a monthly basis to review the new features that are the most relevant for the Chapman community.  Below please find the list of new features for December 2023. Do you have questions about YuJa?  Visit us in the Virtual Tech


Introducing Google Assignments LTI 1.3 in Canvas!

November 27, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Students, Instructors, and Staff, Do you use the Google integration in Canvas to submit assignments, add files (Docs, Sheets, Slides) to modules and pages, or create collaborations? As announced in this November 6 communication, we now have two Google integrations in Canvas: the old Google Apps LTI and the new Google Assignments LTI


How do I add a sign-up sheet in Canvas?

November 3, 2023 by | EdTech Question of the Week

About EdTech Question of the Week “It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.”  -Eugène Ionesco Chances are, when one person has a question, many other people are wondering the same thing.  In the spirit of learning from one another’s questions, each week we’ll share a question we’ve received from a Chapman instructor,

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