Call for Empirical Research on Social Media in the Classroom

I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Frostburg, Maryland in June for the 29th annual Computers & Writing Conference. One of my favorite sessions was “From Quill to Tweet,” where three professors from Gardner-Webb University discussed 600 years of literacy. Following medievalist David Parker’s discussion of commonplace books in Tudor London and English professor […]

Webliography of Online Writing Labs

After several conversations about online writing resources, we’ve compiled the below OWL webliography. You’ll find links to the websites, as well as brief descriptions of the types of resources on that site. Many of these sites offer redundant resources, so we’ve tried to point out the more unique elements. If you know of another particularly […]

UC Davis Bloggers

Susanne Rockwell has done a terrific job of compiling a list of UC Davis blogs, and she’s always looking to update it. Recent additions include: Greening the Health System – explores sustainability practices Environments & Societies – extends discussion from the Humanities Institute’s Colloquium Series Arboretum & Public Garden – documents the work being done […]

Faculty Spotlight: Annaliese Franz

Dr. Annaliese Franz, assistant professor of chemistry at UC Davis, explains that she uses educational technology tools to “engage students and bring real-life case studies into the classroom that highlight the ways that chemistry relates to daily life.” At least once a week, Franz shows video clips of news reports or product applications, as well […]

Daphne Koller to Visit Davis

View a live stream of this event We are pleased to announce that Daphne Koller, co-founder of Coursera, a major provider of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), will be visiting the UC Davis campus on Thursday, December 6 to deliver a lecture on this exciting new development in online learning. Please join us to learn […]

Guest Speaker at TCS Club

Don’t miss the special guest presentation and Q&A with Jason Dunne this Tuesday, November 13, at 7pm in the TCS Building (Art Annex) Computer Lab. Jason, UC Davis alumnus and current Social Producer at NowThis News (a New York-based video news startup living on mobile platforms, for a social generation), will be joining Davis’ TCS […]