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 […]

June DOLCE at UC Davis -- Academic Technology Services

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, […]

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May 18th Faculty Forum on Teaching Online — join us at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The final Faculty Forum of the year takes place this coming Friday, May 18th and will feature Nutrition’s Debbie Fetter and Communications’ Martin Hilbert sharing their experiences teaching online. As online courses become increasingly prevalent in higher education, this faculty forum will provide participating faculty an opportunity to reflect on their own […]

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Audio Interview with Spanish Professor Robert Blake on Teaching with Technology

Robert Blake, a distinguished professor of Spanish and the Director of the Davis Language Center, joined me for the Spring quarter audio blog entry. Our discussion covered a variety of topics ranging from Robert Blake’s training graduate students to teaching online courses to providing audio and visual feedback via UC Davis Canvas. In this audio […]

Jeanette Ruiz at May 4th DOLCE

Audio and Video from DOLCE May 4th- Now Available!

Dear Faculty, May 4th’s DOLCE featured James Carey, distinguished professor in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Jeanette Ruiz, a lecturer in the Department of Communication. James Carey’s presentation, “Advanced PowerPoint Techniques: Examples from across the disciplines,” focused on effective principles for faculty to use in their teaching and dissemination of research. James Carey […]

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Bonus DOLCE on May 11th: The Digital Learning Environment at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues, You are invited to a bonus DOLCE this Friday, May 11th. This bonus DOLCE will preview Dr. Andy Jones (that’s me!) and Alex Rockey’s accepted presentation “Envisioning a Digital Learning Environment at University of California, Davis: A space for pedagogical discovery and play.” In just two short weeks, we will present this […]

May the 4th DOLCE on Innovative Use of Common Technologies — Join us!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Happy May Day! It’s time for another DOLCE! This Friday’s meeting of DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) will feature two faculty colleagues sharing their expertise in two of our most popular teaching technologies, Microsoft PowerPoint and UC Davis Canvas. James Carey, distinguished professor in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, […]