Blackboard - a web-based learning management system (LMS), which allows instructors to easily share documents and information with students and supports communication tools such as course-based email, discussion boards, and a grade center. Log into Blackboard at http://blackboard.chapman.edu. For more info, view the online documentation available from within Blackboard or contact Kim Welch.
TurnItIn - this plagiarism detection software is a web-based service accessed through a Blackboard course site. For more info, contact Kim Welch.
Prezi presentation software - like Powerpoint, Prezi is used to create and display presentations to accompany a lecture or a talk. Unlike Powerpoint, Prezi offers a high degree of flexibility to make last-minute changes to the order of presentation of material, as well as options to incorporate graphical elements into the presentation structure. For more info, contact Mary Litch.
Turning Point - (aka, "clickers") allows instructors to poll or quiz students in class and collect and display results in real-time. Turning Point is used in conjunction with Powerpoint and can help instructors improve student engagement in the classroom and provide a means for real-time assessment of student learning. For more info, contact Barron Williams.
Teaching with Tablets & Tablet Loaner Program - learn how to use mobile technology to enhance student learning both in and out of the classroom. Academic Technology has a small number of iPads and Samsung Galaxies (Android) available for short-term loan for projects that require student use of a tablet. For more info, contact Mary Litch.
Sites @ Chapman - a system for creating websites with a Chapman URL. Can be used to create a personal faculty website describing teaching and research, or to create a course site or student blogs associated with a course. For more info, contact Mary Litch.
e-Portfolios for Critical Year Review and Promotion and Tenure - the WordPress web-publishing platform is used to host closed-access electronic portfolios for Critical Year Review and Promotion and Tenure. For more info, contact Barron Williams.
Open Journal System - locally-hosted e-journal software that offers both management of the editorial workflow and an interface for serving electronic journals via the web. For more info, contact Mary Litch.
Omeka - locally-hosted software for building and managing digital media collections and sharing them via the web. For more info, contact Mary Litch.