Technology Tools for Student Reflection

May 9, 2023 by | Canvas

Want to incorporate more reflection activities in your class and experiment with relevant technology tools? Here are some popular tools you can try: Google Jamboard Collaborative whiteboard tool, useful for individual or group reflection. Canvas options for reflection journals Canvas doesn’t have a native journal feature, but you can create one using Assignments or Discussions.


Blogging for Reflection

May 9, 2023 by | Edublogs

We know that reflecting on learning helps us retain and consolidate our experiences.  When looking for student opportunities for reflection, a tool like Edublogs can make a reflection exercise fun, relevant, and encourage a broader audience. Edublogs as a professional portfolio Ask students to choose samples of their best work and then provide context, explaining


Adobe Education Institute

May 3, 2023 by | Adobe Creative Cloud

The Adobe Education Institute is for academic leaders, instructors, and instructional designers like you. Attend inspired workshops to learn the essentials for digital creativity, compelling presentations, podcasting, video, data visualization, and how Adobe tools can support best student outcomes. Adobe will offer a series of 90-minute workshops over the week on the following topics: Introduction


Reflecting, Learning, and Growing

April 25, 2023 by | Canvas

Do you have trouble getting your students to think about what they are learning and why they are learning it? Read on to see how private journals in Canvas can support student reflection. Neuroeducation applies the scientific method to curricula design and teaching strategies to better understand learning based on evidence of how our brains


Understanding Turnitin's AI Writing Detection Feature

April 20, 2023 by | Turnitin

Turnitin’s new AI writing detection feature has been the talk of the academic community, as it promises to help instructors detect potential plagiarism in student papers. However, users have reported false positives, highlighting the need for caution in relying solely on the tool. Rather than using this tool to prevent academic dishonesty, instructors can use


YuJa Updates: Video Quizzes

April 18, 2023 by | YuJa

YuJa made two updates to their Video Quiz feature: Link External Resources to Video Quiz Decision-Point Questions Quiz creators can now seamlessly add videos, documents, and links to decision-point questions, providing students access to relevant resources when selecting a decision.     Video Quiz Slow-Down Controls Available In the previous release, YuJa provided instructors with


Canvas Updates

April 12, 2023 by | Canvas

Gradebook Sort Assignments by Excused Submissions and Unposted Grades Summary In the Gradebook, instructors can sort individual assignment columns and rows by excused submissions and unposted grades. Change Benefit This update provides instructors with more sorting options and improves efficiency when working in Gradebook columns. Feature Workflow To sort submissions by Excused or Unposted grades,


Summer 2023 | Software Showcase for Staff

April 11, 2023 by | Training

IS&T Presents: Summer 2023 | Software Showcase for Staff Virtual over Zoom Thursday, August 3, 2023 Spend a “day at the mountains” with IS&T and ETS, learning about Chapman’s software and tools. We look forward to having you attend the Virtual Showcase on 8/03/23. Session details and times are available for sign-ups through the link


Jamming to Success

April 4, 2023 by | Technology

When I was a high school teacher, I was always looking for new ways to engage students and promote reflection in the classroom. During the pandemic, I learned that Google Jamboard was one of the easiest digital tools to help students reflect on their learning and promote student success. Here are three ways I’ve used


Upcoming Changes to Poll Everywhere

March 31, 2023 by | Faculty

Poll Everywhere is getting an exciting visual update that will release in a few months! The updates are still in beta testing and may change before release. Here is a sneak peek of what Poll Everywhere is planning on changing:   Visual Updates: Multiple Choice Overview: We heard your feedback and will update our visual

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