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Sarah Blake

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New Messaging Feature in our LMS eesysoft

August 23, 2019 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Have you noticed the new pop up messages in Blackboard? Eesysoft is a support & communication tool to help our institution to maximize the use of technology and improve teaching and learning outcomes. Proactively message will help with: Downtime Promote new features and tools Deadline reminders Optimizing support In-application support documentation The three layers of

Google Assignments in Blackboard Learn Integrate G Suite's collaboration capabilities into learning workflows

August 6, 2019 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Assignments Instructors create an assignment in their Blackboard using the Google Assignments assignment tool. After students turn in their work, instructors review submissions, give feedback, and assign a grade in Google Assignments. The grade syncs back to the Blackboard’s Grade Center. Students can attach any file type to their assignments, including: Google Docs, Sheets, or

Blackboard Learn Supported Browsers Chrome or Firefox

July 22, 2019 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Blackboard Learn works best when using Chrome or Firefox browsers from your computer. Support for Internet Explorer ended with Blackboard Learn 9.1 Q4 2018 (our current version). Microsoft ended active development for Internet Explorer in January 2016. Use the browser checker to see whether Blackboard Learn is supported on your device. Additional resources.

Modern LMS Faculty Panel Follow up Blogs

June 12, 2019 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

On April 18th, Educational Technology Services hosted a Faculty Panel on “Modern” Learning Management Systems (LMS). As alternatives to our current Bb Learn LMS platform, the modern learning management systems were: Blackboard Ultra Brightspace Canvas As part of the LMS Review, each of the faculty panelist participated in the hands-on experience of teaching their courses using

Faculty: Now Taking Sign-ups! Try a "modern" learning management system this Fall 2019

March 20, 2019 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Faculty, administrators, and students are coming closer to making a campus-wide decision. We had faculty and students experience 3 different “modern” learning management systems (LMSs) during Interterm and Spring and we are now extending this offering into Fall, 2019.  In the Fall, we will also be exploring integration option for our new Blackboard Ally accessibility tool.

Modern LMS & Accessibility Events (Hands-on Labs, Interactive Panels, and Guest Presentations) Coming to a location near you!

February 6, 2019 by | Higher Ed and Technology: Academics at Chapman

Blackboard Learn isn’t the only learning management system (LMS) out there! Want to discover what else is possible? Come to our Hands-on Learning Management Sandbox Events and Accessibility Panels. TUE 2/12 1:00pm – 2:00pm Attallah Piazza FRI 2/22 12:00pm to 1:30pm Pralle Lecture Hall, Beckman Hall 104 Town Hall: “The Future of Blackboard Learn – Upgrade it

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