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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 […]

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Faculty Forum on October 19th at Noon on Diversity and Inclusivity in Teaching at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The first faculty forum of the 2018-2019 school year takes place tomorrow, October 19th, at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove. For this forum, we will discuss ways to address diversity and inclusivity in the teaching of our UC Davis classes. By thoughtfully incorporating technologies into our courses, faculty can […]

Excited for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology! September 14th at 8:30 in 1309 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing to thank all UC Davis faculty who have registered for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. We meet on Friday, September 14th, starting at 8:30am, in 1309 The Grove / Surge III. We are looking forward to hearing from our keynote speaker, Dr, Jeannette Ruiz, from the Department […]

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Please Register for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology on 9/14!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Academic Technology Services is excited to invite UC Davis faculty to the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. With a nod to the new challenges and opportunities of our recently-adopted learning management system, we’ve chosen as our SITT theme “The Digital Learning Environment: Engaging Students in the Classroom, and Beyond.” Presenters […]

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 […]

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The June 1 meeting of DOLCE features talks by Dana Ferris, John Zibell

Dear faculty colleagues, The last DOLCE of the year, June 1st, featured two special guests. Dana Ferris, a professor in the University Writing program, shared helpful insights on providing writing feedback in both composition and non-composition courses. In her talk, she shared tips that are both practical and widely applicable. She also highlighted helpful aspects […]

SITT 2018 Presentation Opportunity, and a Request to Review an IT Website for UC Davis

  SITT 2018: The Digital Learning Environment: Engaging Students in the Classroom, and Beyond Dear Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing to invite you to propose a presentation for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT), to be held on Friday, September 14th in The Grove (Surge III) room 1309. For more than 20 years, […]