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Faculty Forum December 8: Teaching at Scale — How UC Davis Canvas can help teachers of large classes

Dear Colleagues, I hope you can join us on Friday, December 8th for a Faculty Forum on teaching large classes with UC Davis Canvas. We will meet at noon in 1310 Surge III/The Grove to discuss proposed changes to Canvas regarding managing courses with large enrollments, or courses with large numbers of sections. Canvas is […]

Dr. Jacqueline Bergman presenting at December 1st DOLCE

Recording of December 1st DOLCE

Dear Faculty, DOLCE on December 1st featured a presentation by Dr. Jacqueline Bergman on the instructional use of lecture capture. Academic Technology Services and EdTech Commons provide resources and information about integrating lecture capture into courses. If you were unable to attend, check out the video here or the audio here. Best, Alex Rockey

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December 1 DOLCE: Instructional Use of Lecture Capture and Photography — join us in 1310 Surge III / The Grove at Noon!

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite you to our Noon December 1st DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) meeting in 1310 Surge III / The Grove, at which time we will hear from two experts on using media (video and photography) in our university classes. Please plan to join us December 1st at noon […]

November 17 Faculty Forum on Grading with Canvas — join us at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

  Faculty Colleagues: On Friday, November 17th at noon, faculty will gather in 1310 Surge III / The Grove to discuss the joys and challenges of grading with UC Davis Canvas Gradebook, with a review of muted assignments, rearranged columns, and the syncing of grades. In addition to faculty with questions and strategies, we will […]

DOLCE November 3rd

Audio and Video Recording of November 3rd DOLCE

Dear Faculty, DOLCE November 3rd covered a wide range of interesting topics. Distinguished Professor James Carey discussed presentations and ATS instructional technology experts, Dr. Margaret Merrill and Dr. Fernando Socorro, explained a new initiative “Share You.” DOLCE concluded after our LMS manager, Todd Van Zandt, reviewed recent updates and future plans for Canvas. If you […]

DOLCE on November 3rd at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove — We discuss presenting techniques and strategies

  Dear Colleagues, I hope you can join us on November 3rd, for our monthly meeting of DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education. We meet at noon or so in 1310 Surge III / The Grove. At this month’s DOLCE, we will hear from Distinguished Professor James Carey on the subject of presentations. Not […]

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Interview with Steve Faith, Instructional Technologist at Academic Technology Services

Steve Faith, an Instructional Technologist who can be found in 50 Hutchison, has a long history of working in technology and education (he was last interviewed for The Wheel in February 2012) and has kindly offered up his time for faculty to learn more about him and his work. Describe your job in Academic Technology Services. What services […]

Jessica Chiartas Presenting at DOLCE

Video Recording and Audio Available for October 6th DOLCE: Teaching with Video and Real-Time Online Assessments

Dear Faculty, On Friday, October 6th Jeff Mitchell and Jessica Chiartas discussed using video to increase student engagement as well as to connect with and engage the larger community. Towards the end of the hour, David Osleger led a discussion about students taking midterms and final exams in real time using student laptops and devices […]

Dr. Jeff Mitchell Presenting at SITT 2017

October 6 DOLCE on Teaching with Video and Real-Time Online Assessments — Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

  Dear Colleagues, Welcome back to another year of teaching, and another round of faculty teaching events hosted by Academic Technology Services. For the last several years, Academic Technology Services has hosted noon events on the first and third Fridays of the month during the school year, opportunities for us to meet with our faculty […]