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Apply for the IETL Diversity Infusion Summer Institute

May 3, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Thirty full-time faculty are invited to participate in a new professional development opportunity this summer, June 21 – June 25. We are offering a new program called the ‘IETL Diversity Infusion Summer Institute’ where faculty will be challenged over a week-long period to orient their thinking in creating equitable and diverse courses and effectively incorporating

Semester Course Evaluations May 3 - May 15

April 16, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

The window for conducting the spring 2021 semester online course evaluations will begin on Monday, May 3, at 8 a.m. and end on Saturday, May 15, at 11:59 p.m. Please access the spring 2021 semester calendar. What do faculty need to do? Please be sure that your Canvas course is published and that Course Evaluations are enabled in

Recording available for “You’ve leveled up on technology: Bringing it back to the classroom”

April 13, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

On April 6, 2021, the IETL and ETS sponsored the virtual teaching workshop: “You’ve leveled up on technology: Bringing it back to the classroom.” The workshop helped faculty reflect on what they’ve learned over the last year learning Canvas, Zoom, and other technologies, discuss how their successes support learning theory, and strategize their use of

You’ve leveled up on technology: bringing it back to the classroom April 6 workshop will help faculty strategize how to support student learning as we transition back to the classroom

March 22, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

The IETL is sponsoring an upcoming workshop that will benefit you as we transition back to teaching in the classroom. Through intense efforts over the past year, you have learned Canvas, Zoom, and other technologies. Your hard work will continue to benefit your instruction even when you return to the classroom. Join the April 6

Trimester Course Evaluations March 29 - April 10

March 19, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

The window for conducting the spring 2021 trimester online course evaluations will begin on Monday, March 29, at 8 a.m. and end on Saturday, April 10, at 11:59 p.m. Please access the spring 2021 trimester calendar. What do faculty need to do? Please be sure that your Canvas course is published and that Course Evaluations

Workshop Wrap Up – Planning for the Unknowns (and Knowns) of Future Semesters Helpful links, resources, and more

February 8, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

To wrap up the 2021 January Conference on Teaching, Kimberly Welch, Instructional Consultant, hosted a workshop focused on how to plan for future semesters. The workshop provided participants with resources to help them personally plan for success, ways to engage students wherever they are, and practical activity ideas and resources to fit their instructional needs.

IETL Faculty Office Hours – Spring 2021 Have a teaching related question or need assistance?

February 3, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this spring – updated office hours can also always be found on the IETL Canvas Den Homepage – Teaching Resources from the IETL:   Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., Zoom link: https://chapman.zoom.us/j/97459695695 Jana will also

2021 January Conference on Teaching Wrap Up Recordings are now available

January 26, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) hosted the 8th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) in collaboration with Educational Technology Services (ETS) with virtual programming held January 19 – January 22. Each session was recorded and is available in the ‘Teaching Resources from the IETL’ Canvas Den that all faculty have access

Access to “Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment” Virtual Conference Programming Feb. 1 - Feb. 12 | Hosted by Northeastern State University

January 22, 2021 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Chapman University’s Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning purchased an institutional registration to Northeastern State University’s Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment virtual conference. We encourage Chapman staff and faculty to sign up for sessions that you might be interested in. Topics range from gamification to mobile learning to flipped classroom to emerging technologies

Registration Open – January Conference on Teaching 2021 A week of programming on various teaching & learning topics

December 9, 2020 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’s (IETL) annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) will include an array of programming on teaching and learning topics held Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, January 22, via Zoom, in collaboration with Educational Technology Services.  Preliminary programming includes workshops on: Open Educational Resources (OER), Hypothesis (new collaborative annotation

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