Winter Bike

Schedule for Winter Quarter DOLCE and Faculty Forums

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I hope you enjoyed a relaxing and restorative winter break. As Winter quarter is now upon us, I am excited to announce upcoming DOLCEs and Faculty Forums. Please see the Winter Quarter 2019 flyer for more details on DOLCEs and Faculty Forums. Speakers will share their expertise on a wide range of topics this […]

December 7th DOLCE Audio and Video Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Audio and video from the December 7th DOLCE is now available! These audio and video recordings feature Steve Faith and Joey Van Buskirk, instructional technologists for Academic Technology Services, as they walk through creating video content featured on the how-to guide “Creating Online Video Content” either within Canvas itself or in Aggie […]

Wheels and Pumpkins

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 […]