November 17 Faculty Forum on Grading with Canvas — join us at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

  Faculty Colleagues: On Friday, November 17th at noon, faculty will gather in 1310 Surge III / The Grove to discuss the joys and challenges of grading with UC Davis Canvas Gradebook, with a review of muted assignments, rearranged columns, and the syncing of grades. In addition to faculty with questions and strategies, we will […]

DOLCE on November 3rd at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove — We discuss presenting techniques and strategies

  Dear Colleagues, I hope you can join us on November 3rd, for our monthly meeting of DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education. We meet at noon or so in 1310 Surge III / The Grove. At this month’s DOLCE, we will hear from Distinguished Professor James Carey on the subject of presentations. Not […]

Dr. Jeff Mitchell Presenting at SITT 2017

October 6 DOLCE on Teaching with Video and Real-Time Online Assessments — Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

  Dear Colleagues, Welcome back to another year of teaching, and another round of faculty teaching events hosted by Academic Technology Services. For the last several years, Academic Technology Services has hosted noon events on the first and third Fridays of the month during the school year, opportunities for us to meet with our faculty […]

Dr. Janine Wilson presenting at SITT 2017

Materials and Audio Recording from the 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The 2017 UC Davis Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology was a success! We enjoyed hearing the impressive ways faculty are using technology to support student learning. We offer special thanks to our keynote speaker, Dr. Janine Wilson from the Department of Economics. She impressed us all with her energy, her humor, […]

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The 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology on September 15th, 2017 — Please Register!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Academic Technology Services is excited to invite UC Davis faculty to the 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. With a nod to our recently-adopted learning management system, we’ve chosen as our SITT theme “Painting on a New Canvas.” Presenters will focus on pedagogical strategies, UC Davis Canvas, data-driven teaching, teaching large […]

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ATS Stars Margaret Merrill and Alex Rockey Present New Research on Mobile Learning

In August two members of our ATS Faculty Support team, Instructional Designer Dr. Margaret Merrill, and Graduate Student Researcher Alex Rockey, will be making the trek down to San Diego to present at the University of California Computing Services Conference on a mobile learning research project on which they have been collaborating with three other […]

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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, […]