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 […]

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 […]

February 2nd at Noon: DOLCE Talk on Empowering Students with Canvas

Dear Colleagues, On Friday, February 2nd, we will hear two DOLCE presentations that I think will intrigue you. Dr. Ted Geier from American Studies will be speaking on “Using Canvas to Empower Students.” As I have discussed with students in my journalism class this quarter, verbs like “transform,” “inspire,” and, Dr. Geier’s choice, “empower” are […]

Winter Schedule of Upcoming DOLCE and Faculty Forums

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Welcome back, and happy new year. My ATS and faculty colleagues have been preparing a number of talks and reflections on teaching and technology, so I hope you can join us for all of this winter’s meetings of  DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) and Faculty Forums. We meet every first […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]