Chief Information Officer Interviews: Public Forum Tomorrow (April 17) at 1:30pm

Information & Educational Technology Services is in search of a new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Interviews are currently taking place, and as part of the interview process, the UC Davis community is invited to attend public forums. At these forums, the CIO candidates discuss the topic, “What are the key challenges and opportunities for large […]

UC Davis Presenters named “Best in Track” at Sloan Blended Learning Conference

Dan Comins, instructional designer for Academic Technology Services, and Cara Harwood, Faculty Developer for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, have been selected as “best in track” presenters at the upcoming Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop. They will give their presentation, “Promoting Hybrid Course Development: An Integrated Grant and Workshop Series Approach,” […]

A Student Perspective on the way Digital Devices Influence Relationships

Steven Wade, a fourth-year Film Studies student at UC Davis, offers an interesting perspective on the way digital devices influence relationships in the below essay, which he wrote in response to the “Perfect Page of Prose” assignment for Dr. Andy’s Technocultural Studies 191: Writing Across Media. Wade aspires to be a screenwriter and illustrator for […]

CETL Offers Faculty Workshops in April & May

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is offering a series of faculty workshops in April and May that will lead you to explore new ideas to enhance your teaching effectiveness and improve learning for your students. Faculty from all disciplines and with all experience levels are invited to participate in one (or all!) of the […]

Register for (Re)Designing Hybrid or Online Courses

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is offering a 2-unit course on designing hybrid and online courses for graduate students (CRN: 21711). The course, taught by Cara Harwood, will meet on Thursdays from 2:10-4pm this Spring. This is a great opportunity to learn about what options there are for instructors interested in online […]

Graphics Workstations for Faculty Use

We are happy to announce that there are now two workstations with 27″ iMac computers equipped with Adobe Creative Suite CS6, Microsoft Office, and Acrobat Pro available for faculty use. The workstations include counter space, a partition between the work stations and locking drawers for storage of personal items if needed. Single copy printing of […]

New Hours for IT Express

IT Express is making some changes! Later this month (the shift is tentatively planned for March 3), their hours will shift to 7am-6pm. Currently, IT Express is open until 9pm, but they receive few calls after 6pm. This change will allow more consultants to be available during the busier times of the day. IT Express […]

Two New Computer Classrooms in Shields

Last year, nearly 1,500 students were waitlisted for classes that met UC Davis’ upper-division writing requirement. To help alleviate these scheduling issues that can delay graduation, the provost and vice provost of undergraduate education added 31 sections of courses that fulfill the requirement. To support the added sections, IET has installed two new computer classrooms […]

UC Offers Cross Campus Courses this Winter

Two weeks ago, the front page of the LA Times featured an article about the University of California cross campus enrollment program. The article mentions Arnold Bloom’s climate change course, which was offered online to UC Davis students last year and is now accessible to students across the UC system. Robert Blake’s Spanish course is […]