Fall Cycling

Faculty Forum on October 19th at Noon on Diversity and Inclusivity in Teaching at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The first faculty forum of the 2018-2019 school year takes place tomorrow, October 19th, at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove. For this forum, we will discuss ways to address diversity and inclusivity in the teaching of our UC Davis classes. By thoughtfully incorporating technologies into our courses, faculty can […]

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. […]

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 […]

PlayPosit and Other Instructional Uses of Video: A January 19th Faculty Forum

We are so looking forward to today’s Faculty Forum on innovative teaching with video. The increasing ease of creating incidental and scripted video lessons and communications, including from within Canvas itself, has led to a growing use instructional video in all our classes. Some faculty have been working with a tool called PlayPosit to encourage […]

Winter Bike

Faculty Forum December 8: Teaching at Scale — How UC Davis Canvas can help teachers of large classes

Dear Colleagues, I hope you can join us on Friday, December 8th for a Faculty Forum on teaching large classes with UC Davis Canvas. We will meet at noon in 1310 Surge III/The Grove to discuss proposed changes to Canvas regarding managing courses with large enrollments, or courses with large numbers of sections. Canvas is […]

November 17 Faculty Forum on Grading with Canvas — join us at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

  Faculty Colleagues: On Friday, November 17th at noon, faculty will gather in 1310 Surge III / The Grove to discuss the joys and challenges of grading with UC Davis Canvas Gradebook, with a review of muted assignments, rearranged columns, and the syncing of grades. In addition to faculty with questions and strategies, we will […]