» 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.
  • Faculty development workshops offered across Chapman University.
  • IETL Canvas Den (see “Teaching Resources from the IETL” on your Canvas landing page beginning July 1, 2020), with pedagogical resources as you navigate teaching in a HyFlex environment, and as you work to maintain engagement and inclusion in the classroom.
  • Instructional Video Studio in which faculty can easily produce their own instructional video content using the One Button Studio platform, including chroma key (green screen) and LearningGlass technologies (closed until further notice due to our concerns for the health and protection of Chapman employees and their families).
  • Assistance in integrating effective, relevant, and innovative technologies into instruction.
  • One-on-one consultations 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. 
  • Opportunities for acculturation to Chapman University.



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Have a question or need assistance?

You can

  • contact us at IETL@chapman.edu 
  • visit us in Beckman Hall 108 on the main campus (until further notice, please note that staff members are currently working remotely)
  • or call us at (714) 628-2720 (extension 2720 from any campus telephone).

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