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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]