Jeanette Ruiz

Spring AudioBlog Entry: Jeanette Ruiz on Remote Teaching

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the talented Jeanette Ruiz, Department of Communication, for this quarter’s AudioBlog entry. Our conversation is now available for viewing.  Some highlights from our conversation include:  Benefits for both students and instructors who have previous experience in online courses in navigating this quarter of remote […]

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Recording of May’s Virtual Faculty Forum: Lessons Learned about Remote Teaching at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  The faculty forum on May 15th provided almost 60 faculty and staff the opportunity to reflect on “Lessons Learned about Remote Teaching at UC Davis.” The faculty forum began with Marina Radulaski, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, discussing her experience with remote teaching this quarter. She highlighted the importance of encouraging […]

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SITT 2020 Call for Virtual Faculty Contributors and Presenters

Dear Faculty Colleagues, In response to the continued need for physical distancing, this year’s Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) will take place entirely online with a mix of pre-recorded presentations and live webinars on July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. The theme of SITT this year is “Remotely Possible: Moving Beyond the Emergency.” I […]

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SITT 2020- Save the Dates for July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Please save the dates! The Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) has been scheduled for the week of July 20th. Historically, SITT has taken place in September before the beginning of fall quarter. During this time of remote teaching, we have reenvisioned SITT to meet current faculty needs over the summer, […]


May DOLCE Recorded Videos Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  For May’s asynchronous DOLCE, we have two talented colleagues who have graciously recorded teaching-related presentations to be viewed at your convenience.  Joe Horton, from the University Writing Program, presented on “Thinking, Planning, Living, Assuring: Student Writing Collaboration with the Navajo Nation.” His presentation explores his work supporting writing collaborations amongst his UC […]

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Curiosity, Collaboration, Community

Dear Faculty, This article was written by Maggie Miller, a communication intern for The Wheel. Maggie Miller is a senior at UC Davis studying Human Development and Psychology. She is interested in emotions and is committed to supporting children and adolescents as they heal from trauma. She will graduate in the spring and take some time […]

Victoria McJunkin, Communication Intern for The Wheel

Ready for the Workplace: Five Soft Skills that Students Use to Succeed at UC Davis

Dear Faculty, Victoria McJunkin, a communications intern for The Wheel, wrote the following piece exploring the technology-influenced soft skills of students at UC Davis. Victoria is a third-year student pursuing a B.A. in Science and Technology Studies and a minor in Professional Writing at UC Davis. She also works as a writing intern and editorial […]