» Welcome to the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) offers faculty:

  • Support and assistance in identifying and developing innovative models of excellent instruction.
  • Opportunities to dialogue among faculty members regarding the art and science of teaching.
  • IETL Faculty Ambassador program, with representatives from the academic units coordinating discipline-specific teaching supports and professional growth.
  • Comprehensive calendar of F2F (face-to-face) faculty development workshops offered across Chapman University.
  • IETL Blackboard (Bb) Organization (see “Teaching Resources from the IETL” on your Bb landing page under My Organizations), with 24/7 online resources and videos on topics including, but not limited to, syllabus development, effective teaching strategies, getting to know your students, and grading.
  • Instructional Video Studio in which faculty can easily produce their own instructional video content using the One Button Studio platform, including chromakey (green screen) and LearningGlass technologies.
  • Assistance in integrating effective, relevant, and innovative technologies into instruction.
  • One-on-one confidential consultation to develop effective teaching skills and/or to address specific teaching challenges.
  • Assistance in developing teaching portfolios for the purposes of Tenure and Promotion Review. 
  • Digital Badge Program (coming in Fall 2016) to document special skills, workshops, and certifications held; integrated with Mozilla Backpack and LinkedIn.
  • Opportunities for acculturation to Chapman University.

+ - Instructional Technology

Quick links:

+ - Critical Year, Tenure & Promotion Resources

Have a question or need assistance?

You can

  • contact us at IETL@chapman.edu 
  • visit us in Beckman Hall 108 on the Orange Campus
  • or call us at (714) 628-2720 (extension 2720) from any campus telephone.