Video: Virginia Kuhn on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

At the 29th annual Computers & Writing Conference, I was impressed by Virginia Kuhn’s comments about MOOCs. Kuhn was unable to attend the conference but shared her thoughts via a pre-recorded video that I’ve embedded below. Kuhn points out that there were 290 articles about MOOCs in the Chronicle of Higher Education in the last […]

Experiencing a Video Webinar

Two weeks ago, I attended my first multi-user video webinar, and it was quite an experience! The meeting was for the hybrid course design seminar I am participating in this quarter, led by CETL’s Rosemary Capps. In the screenshot below, you’ll see that our whole class had video feeds streaming, and we could also chat […]

Video: April DOLCE Meeting

We had a great DOLCE meeting on Friday, April 5. Jim Carey, professor of entomology, discussed his experience teaching the first week of his fully online class; Kristen Ware, graduate student in linguistics, described her experience developing a hybrid course; and Dr. Andy described our initial investigations into learning management systems as alternatives to SmartSite. […]

Open Access Explained!

UC Davis librarian Amy Kautzman shared the below with the graduate student association last month, which features UC Davis professor Jonathan Eisen explaining why and how open access is an important issue for academics to consider.

Video of Dan Melzer Talk

Dan Melzer led an excellent workshop on “Designing Online Learning for Multiple Literacies” last Friday. You’ll find the recording below–if you’d like to follow along, you can also download the handout: Designing Online Learning for Multiple Literacies Handout