During the mid-semester crunch I often find myself busy with “keeping up” with grading and also thinking about the courses that I will teach next semester. However, it’s not too late to consider making small changes to my current courses, and one good way of doing that is to administer a mid-semester evaluation. There are
Ever wonder how other faculty members teach? What their classrooms are like? How it feels to be a student today, specifically at Chapman? The Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning’s (IETL’s) new Faculty Open Classroom Initiative – FOCI, for short – aims to connect Chapman’s teaching faculty to each other by pairing volunteer faculty
What is Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere is a real-time polling assessment, clicker-free student response system. Polls can presented through Poll Everywhere’s website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. The audience can respond by visiting a webpage, texting or through the app. Can present through: website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. Audience response by: website, apps, or
Bb Grader is Blackboard’s brand new tablet application that gives instructors a quick and easy way to grade and provide feedback. Measure student success anytime, anywhere. View a detailed list of all submissions Use the tablet’s microphone and camera to record audio and feedback Includes some features from the Blackboard Learn Retention Center The Blackboard
Download your Grade Center. Print or Save Discussion Board posts. Download Turnitin Assignments. Perform a course review. What worked well and what did not work? What technical difficulties did you have? What content or tools do you need to modify/add/remove? What tools or features do you want to learn more about? Perform an accessibility review.
What’s New Drag and Drop Files It is easier than ever to attach files in Blackboard. As a faculty member, you can now add files to Items and Assignments by dragging files from your computer to the “hot spot” in the Attach Files area. Students can also drag and drop files to upload when they
Research Ideas (Paper Assignment)- Week 1 (10pts) Research Outline Draft (Revision Assignment)- Week 2 (20pts) Research Outline Final Daft (Paper Assignment)- Week 2 (10pts) Extended Outline (Paper Assignment)- Week 3 (25pts) Extended Outline (PeerMark Assignment)- Week 3 (15pts) Research Final Draft (Paper Assignment)- Week 4 (30pts) Research Final Draft (PeerMark Assignment)- Week 4 (20pts) Panel
Why Download Students’ Work? Print out paper copies of students’ work. To view and mark offline. Archive copies on your computer of either the original file submitted by the student or the electronically marked paper. Access Assignments From Prior Terms If the course has ended you can still access the student’s assignments through Turnitin’s site.
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.
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