Professor Robert Blake at April 6th DOLCE

Audio and Video from the April 6, 2018 DOLCE with Blake, Doty, and Jennings

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The first DOLCE of the spring quarter featured insightful talks on online learning and Gradescope, a tool to facilitate grading paper-based exams. Professor Robert Blake discussed online learning and ways that task-based learning can be integrated to support students. Professor Blake graciously provided the link to his slides which include detail about […]

Spring 2018 DOLCE-FF Forum

Spring Offerings — DOLCE and Faculty Panels (with an invitation to our April 6th DOLCE)

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Welcome back to campus, and to teaching with technology! We hope you have had a restful spring break. We at Academic Technology Services are excited about the schedule of Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education (DOLCE) meetings and Faculty Forums scheduled for first and third Fridays at noon during the spring quarter. […]

Glenda Drew

Glenda Drew and Others at the March 2nd, 2018 DOLCE!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, DOLCE on March 2nd covered a wide range of topics from teaching code from a design perspective to a new Beta feature “Mastery Paths” that faculty can use in Canvas. DOLCE stands for “Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education.” Glenda Drew’s talk “Baby, It’s Code Outside” highlighted the innovative ways that the […]

March 2nd DOLCE on Teaching with Technology — join us!

Dear Colleagues, The March 2nd DOLCE will feature presentations from faculty and updates on new UC Davis Canvas features from Academic Technology Services staff. This meeting will be videorecorded, with the footage to be shared via The Wheel, our UC Davis instructional technology blog. All are invited to participate in the conversation. A professor in […]

Faculty Forum on February 16th at Noon — Teaching Students with Disabilities

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I hope you can join us for the February 16th Faculty Forum on teaching students with disabilities. We will be joined by Jennifer Billeci, Director of the Student Disability Center, and Todd Van Zandt, the Academic Technology Services Canvas LMS Manager to discuss ways faculty can, as the SDC website says, encourage […]

Dr. Ted Geier presenting at DOLCE on February 2nd, 2018

Audio and Video Now Available from February 2nd DOLCE

Dear Faculty, The first DOLCE of 2018 set the tone for a great year of faculty and instructional designers sharing their insightful perspectives on using technology to serve and promote diversity at UC Davis. Dr. Ted Geier of American Studies spoke on “Using Canvas to Empower Students.” Ted’s strategies for empowering students to practice ownership […]

Victoria Cross and Andy Jones

“Go Critical Thinking” with Dr. Victoria Cross: An AudioBlog Entry

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Victoria Cross, a brilliant educator from the Department of Psychology, joined me for our inaugural audio blog entry. Such mini-podcasts will give Wheel readers the opportunity to hear the voices of talented faculty at UC Davis as they discuss their experiences with implementing technology to support student learning. Click here to listen […]