Steve Faith

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 […]

“The Silence”

Dear Faculty, On September 15th, per tradition, Dr. Andy Jones read a poem he wrote for the 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology while we were tempted by the delicious smells of shawarma wafting across the hallway. If you are interested, check out the poem below. Luckily for us all, the poem finally concluded, […]

Pumpkins and Wheels

University of California Computing Services Conference 2017

By Alex Rockey, Graduate Student Researcher, Academic Technology Services and Margaret Merrill, Instructional Designer, Academic Technology Services Margaret and I had the pleasure of presenting at the University of California Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) in San Diego in early August. We have been collaborating on a mobile learning research project with other instructional designers from […]

Dr. Janine Wilson presenting at SITT 2017

Materials and Audio Recording from the 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The 2017 UC Davis Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology was a success! We enjoyed hearing the impressive ways faculty are using technology to support student learning. We offer special thanks to our keynote speaker, Dr. Janine Wilson from the Department of Economics. She impressed us all with her energy, her humor, […]

SITT Participant Andy Jones

Throwback Thursday: Revisiting the SITT Effect

Dear Faculty, The 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology is officially tomorrow! In honor of this event, we thought we would take a moment to enjoy Throwback Thursday with the article “The Great SITT Effect,” first published in October, 1999. We hope that all who attend SITT tomorrow experience “The SITT effect” and revel […]

Photo of Chairs from Haring Hall

Agenda for SITT 2017

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The September 15th date for the 2017 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) is fast approaching, and we have room for more faculty participants! Running all day on the last Friday of Summer Session II, SITT this year will focus on Canvas, our new learning management system to which all faculty […]