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Panopto Quizzing Feature New way to engage students in flipped learning

September 20, 2018 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

You may (or may not) have heard about Panopto, our in-class and desktop lecture capture software, but now there’s even more reason to give it a try. Did you know it has a new quizzing feature that allows faculty to create videos and insert quizzes on key points? Even more, faculty can add these videos

Four key actions to improve student learning What learning science texts say about learning and how technology can support it

September 13, 2018 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

I recently did an informal review of three popular learning science texts (see references below). From these three books, I compared information to see what types of topics surfaced regarding important points for instructors to follow in order to support their students’ learning. I found that the four following points received extensive treatment by all

Survey says… Gathering data to improve learning

September 6, 2018 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Survey says…we get tired of emailed surveys. Our campus is currently experiencing very low response rates to emailed surveys, which is partially due to the overwhelming number of surveys we get via email. This has prompted our campus to create Guidelines for Conducting Online Surveys at our institution for surveys involving 100 individuals or more.

Improving Accessibility Learn it, do it

April 14, 2018 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Several months ago, a hot news item was the Department of Justice’s finding that UC-Berkeley housed several public educational videos that weren’t accessible to people with sight and hearing issues. As a result, UC-Berkeley took down the access to these videos. This put higher education institutions into a panic, and the conversation continues in many

Accessible PDFs

April 14, 2018 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Creating accessibility in PDFs can feel like a daunting task. We are fortunate, however, at Chapman University to have Acrobat Pro at our disposal for ensuring that PDFs are accessible. If you are a Chapman faculty member and you haven’t already taken advantage of this resource, you can contact the service desk, at servicedesk@chapman.edu, to

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