Diverse Nuts

Resources for Teaching Diverse Learners — Resources Discussed at DOLCE

Resources for Teaching Diverse Learners Gathered by Dr. Andy Jones For DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education Academic Technology Services UC Davis   “Tips for Educators on Accommodating Different Learning Styles.” Center for Access and Success. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2017. http://www.umassd.edu/dss/resources/facultystaff/howtoteachandaccommodate/howtoaccommodatedifferentlearningstyles/.   “Inclusive Teaching Strategies.” Center for Teaching Excellence. […]

April 7 DOLCE Meeting: Assignments for Diverse Learners — Join us at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, For the April 7th DOLCE, faculty and staff will gather together to discuss strategies for creating, implementing, and assessing responses to assignments for diverse learners. Instructional Designer Fernando Socorro and a team of colleagues in Academic Technology Services have recently been awarded a Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant, and we will ask […]

Join us for the winter quarter “Gradeapalooza” on March 17th and 20th in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, To better prepare you for grading with Canvas at the end of this winter quarter, a number of us in Academic Technology Services have prepared what we are whimsically calling “Gradeapalooza,” a series of events that will take place during much of the day on Friday, March 17th, and Monday, March 20th. […]

Hammer and Nails

March 3 DOLCE: Improvisational Teaching and Sequenced Learning Activities — Join us Friday at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

“Take a chance on making mistakes to create something you haven’t created before.” Dave Brubeck   Dear Colleagues, I hope you can join us at noon on Friday, March 3rd, for the March meeting of DOLCE, Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education. We will feature a talk on using improvisation as a teaching method in […]


Faculty Forum on Grading with UC Davis Canvas — February 17th at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

As Friday, February 17th is the last faculty forum meeting before we start receiving final assignments and final exams from our students, this month we will focus our monthly gathering of faculty on Grading in Canvas. Please join us with your questions about best practices in setting up your Gradebook, accounting for missing assignments from […]

Drill Bits

DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education Featuring Melinda Livas and Tricia Salata on Instructional Technology Tools — Feb 3 at noon!

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite you to our February 3rd DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) meeting in 1310 Surge III / The Grove, at which time we will hear from two experts on instructional technology tools and practices. Melinda M. Livas, MS, MLIS, MA, is a Physical Sciences & Engineering Librarian, as […]

Faculty Forum on December 2nd at Noon: Grading with Canvas

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Typically, on the first Friday of the month we hold a DOLCE meeting that covers a number of teaching and instructional technology topics. This coming Friday, however, we thought it best to focus on a topic of interest to all UC Davis faculty: (final) grading with Canvas. Faculty and teaching assistants who […]

Another wheel

Canvas Workshop Handout — look at our planned series of Canvas workshops for the coming year!

Looking forward to today’s Canvas faculty forum, we wanted to share with you the handout prepared by Dr. Tabia Lee, one of our Instructional Technologists.   On another front, if you have been having trouble connecting with certain internet resources today, you are not the only one: See “When the Entire Internet Seems to Break […]

Another wheel

October 21st Faculty Forum on Grading with Canvas — please join us at noon in 1310 Surge III

  Dear Colleagues, Every third Friday of the month, Academic Technology Services hosts a faculty forum on different topics. This month we will be discussing grading with Canvas. Many UC Davis faculty have approached Instructure (for instance, by phoning 844-303-8285), or they have approached our LMS support team in 50 Hutchison, with questions about assignments, […]