PollEverywhere is now free for Chapman faculty to use. Instructions for setting up PE can be found HERE. Here are some ways in which you might use Polleverywhere in your classes at Chapman: Drawing out quiet students with open-ended questions Think Pair Share Attendance Reading quizzes Testing for understanding of class material Application Questions of
Here’s a link to a list of our upcoming workshops, as well as a list of our services.
Back when I was a student, I hated the first day of classes (aka Read the Syllabus Day). One semester I rather snarkily informed each of my professors how much I’d paid for their class that day, and that I didn’t feel as though I was getting my money’s worth when the day consisted of
If you’re a faculty member, you are certainly gearing up for the fall semester and are wanting to see your student rosters. Of course you’ve probably already noticed that we are no longer using WebAdvisor for course rosters, and they are now in the Faculty Portal on Campus Solutions (at my.chapman.edu ). Here are some
Are you a faculty member who’s curious about what new technology might be on the horizon for Chapman University? Perhaps you’re looking to see what updates will be coming in the future. Or maybe you just want to put a face to IS&T while snacking and potentially winning cool prizes. If you thought any of
This time of year our office often receives many queries about the Blackboard Grade Center. Often, faculty would like to download the Grade Center data in a format that they can open in Excel. Click here to view the website with the instructions for downloading grade data. Or, click here to download a PDF of
All of these workshops are scheduled in LL305: March 31, 1-2pm: Blackboard Advanced Workshop (led by Kim Welch) April 21, 2-3:30: ePortfolios for Tenure and Promotion (led by Jana Remy) April 23rd: 4-5pm: Turnitin.com for Plagiarism Detection (led by Kim Welch) April 24, 12:30-2: ePortfolios for Tenure and Promotion (led by Jana Remy) May 1,
Blackboard’s default settings sometimes obfuscate how to find important information in your course. You can change many settings to make your course easier to navigate. Here are three simple ways to make Blackboard work better for your course: Set your landing page to the most important information: Changing the Landing Page. Rename your course menu
With the increased use of iPads for teaching, faculty are asking what the best Apps are for use in the classroom. Unfortunately doing a google search on that topic produces a pretty scattered (and dated) list of App links. I found one promising list that way, but the rest of them were basically dead ends.
Audrey Watters is one of the more vocal voices in the world of educational technology. Her blog, “Hack Education,” is a provocative must-read for those of us who think a lot about the relationship between education and technology. Audrey has just published a short ebook titled, What Monsters Lurk in Your LMS? Here is an