Happy new year! Please join us for Educational Technology upcoming events during the month of January: JanCon 2019: Re-imagining the Classroom You’re invited to a one day conference on Reimagining the Classroom! Includes: keynote speakers, faculty and student panel discussions, hands-on lab, and tour. January 25, 2019 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: DeMille
If you have tried to view a Class Photo Roster from your Blackboard course site under Course Tools, you’ve probably noticed it is empty. The tool is currently broken and we are in the process of determining a fix. In the meantime, you can still generate a photo roster for your course from Blackboard Utilities.
Dear Chapman Faculty, On December 5-6 we had two sandbox events where faculty could take a virtual tour of Brightspace, Canvas, and Blackboard Ultra. At the end of the event, faculty who wished to could request logins to create their own sandboxes and review the different learning management systems. We provided everyone with directions on
Many things have been going on with the review of Blackboard Learn as we discuss what we want in a Future Ready Digital Learning Experience #FRDLE for Chapman University. If you haven’t participated yet and want to know what you can do to catch-up, refer to the list below. Feel free to do 1 or
After fifteen years of using Blackboard Learn at Chapman University, we are in the process of reviewing our use of Blackboard and seeing what other Learning Management Systems (LMS) have to offer. If you’ve been following the events here at the Tech Hub, you know we’ve been having panel conversations, open listening sessions, and vendor
Last week we started getting reports from students and faculty about trouble uploading to Turnitin. After attaching a document and hitting submit, the system was getting stuck and timing out while uploading. After investigating, we determined the problem seems to be isolated to students using a Mac computer and attempting to upload to Turnitin using
On December 3, 2018, Blackboard course sites from the 2015-2016 academic year will be archived and removed from the Blackboard server. If you have materials that you would like to access from a course that is slated to be archived, please save a copy of this course to your own computer now. The policy of
Does this version of Blackboard Attendance look familiar? If so, please take note because on February 1, 2019 we will be retiring the OLD version of the Blackboard attendance tool. If you are actively using this tool for Fall of 2018, you may continue to use it throughout the Fall 2018 semester. Please use Interterm
It is common practice to include images within MS PowerPoint (PPT) presentations to demonstrate key points and support classroom discussions. Often, these images are of high quality and resolution. However, when these images are included in the PPT file, they become a part of the file (a process called embedding), which increases its overall size.
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,