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Planning for Accessibility

As an increasing number of our classes are digitally mediated, with the help of UC Davis Canvas and other tools, faculty are more frequently encountering the need for student accessibility with regard to our resources and class activities. Furthermore, a plethora of information (not all of it accurate) on accessibility can make designing accessible courses […]

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November 2nd DOLCE is Coming Up!

Dear Faculty , We are excited to announce the DOLCE this upcoming Friday, November 2nd will feature a wide-range of topics including open textbooks, Canvas updates, and iClicker. Delmar Larsen, Associate Professor of Chemistry and ChemWiki pioneer, will share updates on the international free textbook movement that he spearheaded at UC Davis. His talk, “Free […]

Resources from the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology

Dear Faculty, The 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology was a success! We had a record number of participants this year, and we really appreciated hearing the innovative ways faculty are using technology to support student learning. We extend special thanks to our keynote speaker, Dr. Jeanette Ruiz from the Department of Communication. For […]

Let’s Just Use Google Drive? Google Doc Collaboration: Advantages and Strategies

Mariana Galindo-Vega, a communication intern for The Wheel, wrote the following piece about her experience using Google Docs to coordinate student schedules.  You will find Mariana Galindo-Vega, a third-year Sociology and Spanish double major, reading and writing around campus on a daily basis. Her friends, cooking, and dancing (sometimes all three) entertain her when she […]

Jeanette Ruiz at May 4th DOLCE

Audio and Video from DOLCE May 4th- Now Available!

Dear Faculty, May 4th’s DOLCE featured James Carey, distinguished professor in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Jeanette Ruiz, a lecturer in the Department of Communication. James Carey’s presentation, “Advanced PowerPoint Techniques: Examples from across the disciplines,” focused on effective principles for faculty to use in their teaching and dissemination of research. James Carey […]