Beach Wheels for The Wheel

The New Look of The Wheel

Dear Faculty Colleagues, You may have noticed that The Wheel has a new look. We have been collaborating with our talented colleagues in Academic Technology Services to develop this new site with an emphasis on streamlining and forefronting our Twitter stream. As the editors of an instructional technology blog, we are constantly working on ways […]

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Beer and Brewing with Charlie Bamforth Launched Online (Spring 2017)

  Colleagues, Academic Technology Services has been partnering with the UC Davis Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) in helping adapt one of UC Davis’s most popular courses, Introduction to Beer and Brewing, into a fully online course. This has been a huge project! The fully online course launched for the first time this Spring quarter, […]

June 2nd DOLCE on Instructional Use of Video — join us in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite you to our June 2nd 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. This will be our last DOLCE of the school year – looking to the […]

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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. […]

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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 […]