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Tips For An Efficient Touchpanel Layout (Part 2)

February 18, 2019 by | Technology

Imagine you are using a touchpanel and would like to raise volume during your presentation. After you press the ‘Volume Up’ button, it barely increases and then you find yourself having to press the button multiple times to get the desired level. Depending on how high the audio level has to be, it could take

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

Educational Technology Services New Members

November 8, 2018 by | News

We are excited to announce four new team members. Curtis Williams, M.A., M.S., Associate Director, Classroom Technology, Sheryl Narahara Hathaway, Ph.D., Associate Director, Instructional Technologies, Erik Gomez, Learning Spaces Engineer and Julie Johnson, Instructional Technologist. To learn more about their roles and bios please visit: About Us site

FRDLE: Future Ready Digital Learning Experience Next Generation LMS Presentations

October 11, 2018 by Sheryl Hathaway | Technology

This Fall at Chapman University, Educational Technology Services will kick off the Future Ready Digital Learning Experience (FRDLE) project to explore which learning management platform will best support student learning outcomes on our campus. As mentioned in the 2018 Fall Faculty meeting, this project will not only examine the Learning Management Systems, like Blackboard, Canvas,

No more auto-collapsing Blackboard menu!

September 4, 2018 by | Blackboard

Have you opened Blackboard lately and found that your menu is missing with no way to retrieve it? Some users, depending on the browser and device they were using, had this experience and it left them unable to navigate their Blackboard site. After testing the problem and checking in with Blackboard, we determined there was

Reeves Hall, Classrooms 1 & 3 Overview

August 29, 2018 by | Technology

Reeves Hall, Classrooms 1 & 3 have been recently upgraded and contain various technological resources for both Faculty and Students. One of the main things you’ll notice upon entering the rooms are the way they are set up (both technology and furniture wise). In Room 1, Faculty have the option of giving their lectures from

To do: Start of Semester/Trimester Blackboard Checklist

August 6, 2018 by | Technology

If you are teaching in Fall 2018 it’s time to start doing some Blackboard maintenance and get your course site ready for the new semester. Here is a list of “to-do” items to get you started! Log in to Blackboard and organize your courses by grouping them by term. Your courses will be MUCH easier

Blackboard Upgrade Highlights What's new in Blackboard?

July 13, 2018 by | Technology

We have recently updated our Blackboard Learn environment to a new version, which includes many new features and enhancements that will: Simplify and enhance many capabilities you currently use today Save you time and make it easier to complete your daily tasks Here are a few you may want to explore: Attendance tracking You can

Tech Tuesdays Tuesdays at 12:00PM Pacific Time

April 2, 2018 by | Technology

Tech Tuesdays take place every Tuesday at 12:00PM Pacific Time. We use the easy online Zoom video conference platform where anyone with a computer or a mobile device can join us to talk about a new technology. We typically present a specific technology each week for ~10 minutes and then allow up to 20 minutes