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Turnitin Commenting Tools

October 30, 2017 by | Technology

Bubble comments– You can leave a bubble comment by clicking anywhere on the page or by selecting a portion of text. Select the speech bubble icon from the in-context marking tool to leave a bubble comment. QuickMarks- You can leave a QuickMark by clicking anywhere on the page or by selecting a portion of text.

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Turnitin Viewing Similarity Matches

October 25, 2017 by | Technology

The Match Overview The Match Overview gives Instructors a list of all the matches that have been found on a students submitted paper. Click the red numerical similarity score from the similarity toolbar to view the Match Overview. A list of matches will be displayed in descending order. Click the arrow to the right of

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Building Inclusive Research

October 20, 2017 by | Events

Below is a summary of the thoughts shared in a panel discussion at Chapman University as part of the DRAW (Discover Research and Arts Week), titled “Building Inclusive Research.” Panel participants were Arpita Lal, Erin Pullin, and Jana Remy. Arpita states: Diversity considerations are extremely important at each step of the research process. Intentionally blurring

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Turnitin Similarity Score

October 16, 2017 by | Technology

Similarity Score The color of the report icon indicates the similarity score of the paper, based on the amount of matching or similar text that was uncovered. The percentage range is 0% to 100% The possible similarity indices are: Blue: No matching text Green: One word to 24% matching text Yellow: 25-49% matching text Orange:

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Using Flexible Classrooms, part 2 Activities in the round

October 10, 2017 by | Learner Experience

Flexible classroom space on the Chapman University campus is becoming more popular. As shown in part 1 of this series on flexible classrooms, it’s clear to see the variety of layouts for the classrooms. Part 2 of this series (this post), seeks to demonstrate one specific pedagogical style, namely large group collaborations, which are facilitated

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Turnitin Feedback Studio

October 2, 2017 by | Technology

What is Turnitin? Turnitin provides originality checking services, class management tools, and paperless digital grading products to educational institutions around the world. What Does Turnitin Do? Similarity Report: Submitted papers are compared for matches or similar text in Turnitin’s database. The database includes billions of web pages: both current and archived content from the internet,

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Chapman DRAW Week events by ATDS Staff

September 29, 2017 by | News

From October 2-5 Chapman will hold its first DRAW (Discover Research and Arts Week) Event. Staff from Academic Technology will be presenting two events as part of DRAW. On October 4: Digital Research Tools You Need to Know 7:00-9:50 p.m. – Beckman Hall 201 Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  This workshop will

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Blackboard Instructor App

September 25, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard Instructor is Blackboard’s brand new mobile application that gives instructors a quick and easy way to manage courses, interact with students, and view content. Manage courses anytime, anywhere Preview content and assessments Create and reply to discussions Review, create and send out announcements The Blackboard Instructor app is available on iOS 9.0+ Android 4.2+

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Third Party Vendors Integration Textbook Publisher

September 18, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard partners with the leading publishers in higher education to create a better course experience for Instructors and students. Publisher integration include: Single sign-on Content, assignment, and test linking Grade Sync Cengage Learning- Learn More Macmillan Learning- Learn More McGraw-Hill Education- Learn More Pearson Revel- Learn More Pearson MyLab & Mastering- Learn More Wiley- Learn

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Using Flexible Classrooms, part 1 Getting the most out of the space

September 11, 2017 by | Learner Experience

Have you ever tried to talk to someone who is facing away from you? From a body language standpoint, it certainly doesn’t facilitate much discussion. Unfortunately, in traditional classrooms with heavy/bolted desks and chairs, this is the typical view of anyone sitting behind the first row. Luckily, at Chapman University, we’re adding improved flexibility into several

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