Register now for UC Davis CEE’s 2020 Student Learning Outcomes Symposium (September 22-24)!

The UC Davis Center for Educational Effectiveness is hosting the fourth annual symposium on Student Learning Outcomes this coming Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, September 22nd-24th! The theme of this year’s Symposium is “Exploring the Intersections between Equity and Assessment.” In addition to two keynote addresses from national assessment experts Dr. Natasha Jankowski and Dr. Divya Bheda, […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 2 of 5: Community & Connection

This entry is Part 2 of the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology five-part blog series, which includes write-ups on (1) Equity & Accessibility, (2) Community & Connection, (3) Video, (4) Multimodal/Multitasking, and (5) Breakout Rooms.  Part 2. Community & Connection In each square of the Zoom screen’s technicolor grid of avatars is a […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 1 of 5: Equity & Accessibility

Lillian Jones, guest blogger for The Wheel, is the author of this series. Lillian is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, studying Hispanic linguistics and second language acquisition. Her research interests include educational technologies, computer-mediated communication, computer assisted language learning, and pedagogical applications of messaging apps and social media. In her […]

Trends from SITT 2020: A Five-Part Blog Series Coming Soon!

Lillian Jones, guest blogger for The Wheel, is the author of this series. Lillian is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, studying Hispanic linguistics and second language acquisition. Her research interests include educational technologies, computer-mediated communication, computer assisted language learning, and pedagogical applications of messaging apps and social media. In her […]

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Julia Simon

Dr. Julia Simon specializes in 18th-century French literature and culture, particularly the work of the philosophes, with special emphasis on the relevance of Enlightenment social, political, moral, and aesthetic theory today. She is the author of Rousseau Among the Moderns: Music, Aesthetics, Politics, as well as Beyond Contractual Morality: Ethics, Law, and Literature in Eighteenth-Century […]

Thank You for Participating in SITT 2020

Dear Participants in the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology, Thanks to all of you who participated in SITT this year! We’ve heard from many of you that the necessarily virtual approach to this year’s institute addressed many needs: it allowed more of you to participate, it facilitated an active back-channel of discussions and […]

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Recommendation Letters in the Age of Technology

Dear Faculty, Surya Jones, a guest blogger for The Wheel, wrote this piece. Surya graduated from UC Davis with a B.A. in International Relations with minors in Anthropology and French. Her interests fall at the intersections of technology, race, and ontology. Come Fall 2020, Surya will begin an MSc in Social Anthropology at the London […]

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SITT is Next Week! Register Now for Individual Live Events!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Thanks so much to those of you who have already registered for the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. We start next week! I write to remind you to register separately for the individual live events offered next week during SITT 2020. Registering for each individual event allows you to receive […]

Live Events Schedule for Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The schedule of live events for the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) is now available for your review! At the SITT 2020 Live Events webpage, you can review the live webinar and discussion offerings, peruse speakers’ bios, and register for any and all live events of your interest. Event topics […]