Summer Teaching Workshops

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the UC Davis Summer Sessions are hosting a summer workshop series for associate instructors, graduate students, and post-docs regarding how to design courses, activities, and assessments that enhance student learning. The summer session I workshop will be held on Tuesdays from 3-5pm, June 25 – July […]

February 4 – Last day to drop

Don’t forget that Monday, February 4 is the 20th day of instruction for winter quarter, and thus the last day for students to drop. Since “Enrolled-No Work Submitted” (ENWS) is no longer a grading option, students who do not drop the course will receive a failing grade, even if they did not ever attend the […]

NS is No Longer a Grading Option

Beginning Fall 2012, the “Enrolled-No Work Submitted” (also known as “ENWS” or “NS”) will no longer be a grading option at UC Davis. This means that faculty must assign a failing grade to students who do not attend class, or do not submit any work for a grade, for a class in which they have […]

SmartSite Support and Training Resources

As you plan your courses for the fall, you may find the SmartSite Support and Training resources helpful. There are several how-to guides on topics such as: creating a project site, drop box versus assignments, and using guest access. You’ll also find a “What can I do with…?” section, written by UC Davis’ technology trainers […]

Gradebook Workshops This Week

To assist you with the Gradebook in SmartSite, the faculty technology trainers Steve Faith and Fernando Socorro offer “Gradebook and Grade Submission” workshops during finals week (Dec 5-9). View the schedule and feel free to email trainers@smartsite.ucdavis.edu if you have questions. Steve and Fernando also offered tips about the Gradebook at the November Faculty Users […]

In-Person Briefings – Fall Quarter Schedule

Results of a Spring 2009 survey conducted by the Campus Council for Information Technology’s Educational Technology subcommittee show that 75% of SmartSite users took a training class before setting up an online course. These classes are just one way you can take advantage of our in-person briefings. Every week, Fernando Soccorro and Steve Faith offer […]