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HyFlex Classes, Canvas and More to be Discussed at January Conference on Teaching

How should you plan for the unknowns (and knowns) of future semesters? What are some tools you can use to save time grading? These and other topics will be explored in the 8th annual January Conference on Teaching (JanCon) which will be held virtually beginning January 19.

Presented by Chapman’s Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, JanCon explores various themes relevant to teaching excellence at Chapman. Previous JanCons have involved faculty members in activities and discussions about a variety of topics including critical thinking, collaborative learning experiences and scholarly teaching. Each session will be recorded and stored in the Teaching Resources from the IETL Canvas Den.

Full-time faculty and staff can register for individual programs they are interested in attending. Please note that, unfortunately, due to new changes in state law, part-time lecturers and graduate teaching assistants cannot attend JanCon because there is no budget to pay them for attendance.

Scheduled Programs Include:

Tuesday, January 19

  • Lightning Talks – Teaching in a HyFlex Classroom, 11 a.m.
  • Lightning Talks – Teaching Using Canvas, 12 p.m.

Wednesday, January 20

  • Open Educational Resources – An Overview for Chapman Faculty, 11 a.m.

Thursday, January 21

  • Introduction to Gradescope, 11 a.m.
  • Hypothesis Workshop, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, January 22

  • Planning for the Unknowns (and Knowns) of Future Semesters, 10 a.m.
  • Proctorio Demo and Q&A, 1 p.m.