June 2nd DOLCE on Instructional Use of Video — join us in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite you to our June 2nd DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) meeting in 1310 Surge III / The Grove, at which time we will hear from two experts on instructional technology tools and practices. This will be our last DOLCE of the school year – looking to the […]

Recording of May 5th DOLCE

Dear Faculty, Dr. Janine Wilson’s presentation at the May 5th DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) meeting was incredibly inspiring. Dr. Wilson presented tips and tricks for using PlayPosit videos as well as the learning glass in the eLearning studio. She discussed her experiences transforming her face-to-face Microeconomics course into a hybrid course and now into […]

Diverse Nuts

Resources for Teaching Diverse Learners — Resources Discussed at DOLCE

Resources for Teaching Diverse Learners Gathered by Dr. Andy Jones For DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education Academic Technology Services UC Davis   “Tips for Educators on Accommodating Different Learning Styles.” Center for Access and Success. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2017. http://www.umassd.edu/dss/resources/facultystaff/howtoteachandaccommodate/howtoaccommodatedifferentlearningstyles/.   “Inclusive Teaching Strategies.” Center for Teaching Excellence. […]

April 7 DOLCE Meeting: Assignments for Diverse Learners — Join us at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, For the April 7th DOLCE, faculty and staff will gather together to discuss strategies for creating, implementing, and assessing responses to assignments for diverse learners. Instructional Designer Fernando Socorro and a team of colleagues in Academic Technology Services have recently been awarded a Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant, and we will ask […]

Hammer and Nails

March 3 DOLCE: Improvisational Teaching and Sequenced Learning Activities — Join us Friday at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

“Take a chance on making mistakes to create something you haven’t created before.” Dave Brubeck   Dear Colleagues, I hope you can join us at noon on Friday, March 3rd, for the March meeting of DOLCE, Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education. We will feature a talk on using improvisation as a teaching method in […]

Drill Bits

DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education Featuring Melinda Livas and Tricia Salata on Instructional Technology Tools — Feb 3 at noon!

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite you to our February 3rd DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) meeting in 1310 Surge III / The Grove, at which time we will hear from two experts on instructional technology tools and practices. Melinda M. Livas, MS, MLIS, MA, is a Physical Sciences & Engineering Librarian, as […]

Faculty Forum on December 2nd at Noon: Grading with Canvas

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Typically, on the first Friday of the month we hold a DOLCE meeting that covers a number of teaching and instructional technology topics. This coming Friday, however, we thought it best to focus on a topic of interest to all UC Davis faculty: (final) grading with Canvas. Faculty and teaching assistants who […]

A Bicycle in The Grove

Invitation to DOLCE on Friday, October 7 at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Colleagues, This Friday we restart our meetings of DOLCE: Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education. Taking place on the first Friday of every month, DOLCE meetings typically feature a number of speakers on a variety of pedagogical and instructional technological topics. This coming Friday we will hear from new instructional technologist Tabia Lee (known […]