May 15 Faculty Panel on Summer Innovation Plans

The May 15 final faculty panel of the school year will focus on summer innovation plans. Many of us take the summer months to re-imagine and re-vision the favorite classes that we teach regularly. With all the teaching tools that our instructional designers and colleagues are discovering every month, as well as the established and emerging […]

February 20th Faculty Panel on Ambitious Faculty Projects

Faculty Panel Friday, February 20th at noon 1310 Surge III – The Large Conference Room       Dear Faculty Colleagues,   Our February faculty panel will take on the topic of “Ambitious Faculty Projects.” We will hear from faculty who have taken on ambitious teaching and outreach initiatives, with discussions covering topics such as […]

January 16 Faculty Panel on the Future of SmartSite

Friday, January 16th, 2015 12pm 1310 Surge III (note the return to our favorite conference room in Surge III)   Please join us this coming Friday (January 16th at noon) for a Faculty Panel on Learning Management Systems (also known as LMS) and the Future of SmartSite at UC Davis. As you probably know, our […]

Faculty Panel on eTextbooks Tomorrow (April 18)

We hope you’ll be able to join us tomorrow (Friday, April 18) for our monthly Faculty Panel in 1310 Surge III at 12pm.  This month, we’ll discuss the benefits and challenges of teaching with electronic textbooks. Amelia Triest, a lecturer in the Music Department, and Andrew Waldron, a professor in the Mathematics Department, will describe their […]

Upcoming Event: Faculty Panel on Online & Hybrid Learning

We hope you’ll be able to join us this coming Friday, February 21 at 12pm in 1310 Surge III for a Faculty Panel on Hybrid and Online Learning at UC Davis.    Robert Blake, professor of Spanish and president of CALICO (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium), will share his experiences with designing and teaching hybrid and […]

Faculty Panel (Active Learning) Notes

We had an excellent faculty panel on Promoting Critical Thinking & Active Learning last Friday! David Webb, Andy Jones, and Chris Thaiss all spoke about activities they use to engage students in their respective courses, and the other attendees asked some great questions and shared their own strategies and questions. In lieu of notes,  we […]