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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Invitation to DOLCE on Friday, October 7 at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Colleagues, This Friday we restart our meetings of DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education. Taking place on the first Friday of every month, DOLCE meetings typically feature a number of speakers on a variety of pedagogical and instructional technological topics. This coming Friday we will hear from new instructional technologist Tabia Lee (known […]

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Canvas Town Hall on September 30th at noon — join us in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Canvas Town Hall Friday, September 30th at Noon 1310 Surge III / The Grove   Many faculty at UC Davis have questions about Canvas, our new Learning Management System. Many have attended introductory workshops, but now that we are ten days into the quarter, we may have more advanced questions about assignments, grading, and the use […]

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Canvas “Boot Camps” Take Place September 13th and 14th — Register now!

Faculty can get a helpful introduction to UC Davis Canvas during a special “Canvas boot camp” in 75 Hutchison Sept. 13-14. The sessions are intended for instructors who will teach with the new learning management system (LMS) this fall, although all UC Davis faculty are welcome. There’s no cost to attend. For both new and […]

Canvas Fundamentals Workshop on June 29 at 9 AM in 21 Olson

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing with news of two Canvas-related summer opportunities, a three-hour UC Davis Canvas workshop coming up this Wednesday morning, and the Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology coming up on September 9. Due to faculty interest, we are holding yet another Introduction to Canvas workshop this coming Wednesday, June 29th, from […]

June 16 Workshops on Canvas, the new Learning Management System for UC Davis

Dear UC Davis Faculty Colleagues, Because of the dramatically increased interest in UC Davis Canvas, the Learning Management System to be rolled out officially this coming fall quarter, 2016, we in Academic Technology Services are offering a series of Canvas workshops on Thursday, June 16th from 9-12. We will meet in the Student Community Center Computer […]