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 […]

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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 […]

Join us for the winter quarter “Gradeapalooza” on March 17th and 20th in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, To better prepare you for grading with Canvas at the end of this winter quarter, a number of us in Academic Technology Services have prepared what we are whimsically calling “Gradeapalooza,” a series of events that will take place during much of the day on Friday, March 17th, and Monday, March 20th. […]

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Faculty Forum on Grading with UC Davis Canvas — February 17th at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

As Friday, February 17th is the last faculty forum meeting before we start receiving final assignments and final exams from our students, this month we will focus our monthly gathering of faculty on Grading in Canvas. Please join us with your questions about best practices in setting up your Gradebook, accounting for missing assignments from […]

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 […]