The November DOLCE Video Recording is Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Thanks to so many of you for joining us at our November DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning & Collaborative Education) titled, “Active Learning, Gamification and Content Mastery, and Multimedia Textbooks.” We enjoyed presentations from three faculty speakers: Dr. Dina Zhabinskaya, Lecturer in the Department of Physics; Dr. James Carey, Distinguished Professor of Entomology […]

November 2020 Faculty Forum Invitation: Remotely Teaching with Collaborative Documents

Dear Colleagues, This month our Faculty Forum will focus on a topic that builds on last month’s theme of promoting student engagement: Remotely Teaching with Collaborative Documents. We meet Friday, November 20th at noon PST via Zoom. This meeting will be recorded, with the video to be posted on The Wheel. Faculty Forums are informal, discovery-based conversations that present the thoughts of […]

Upcoming Webinar: Getting Started with the PlayPosit Analytics Monitor

Interested in making your instructional videos more interactive? Consider using PlayPosit, an online learning environment for creating and sharing interactive video lessons. As previously announced at SITT 2020, UC Davis has a new campus-wide license with PlayPosit that makes the service available at no cost to all UC Davis instructors.   If you have already been […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 4 of 5: Multimodal, Multitasking

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 free […]

November 2020 DOLCE Invitation: Active Learning, Gamification and Content Mastery, and Multimedia Textbooks

Dear Faculty Colleagues, On behalf of Academic Technology Services, I hereby invite you to attend the November DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) taking place this Friday, November 6th at noon PST via Zoom. This event will be recorded, but we still hope you can join us synchronously! We have three speakers planned for Friday: Dr. […]

Upcoming Webinar: Introduction to PlayPosit

Interested in making your instructional videos more interactive? Consider using PlayPosit, an online learning environment for creating and sharing interactive video lessons. UC Davis instructors, both faculty and graduate students, are invited to register now for the “Introduction to PlayPosit” webinar that takes place this Friday, November 6th, from 10:30am to 11:30am PST. The webinar […]

October DOLCE and Faculty Forum Video Recordings Now Available! 

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Thanks to so many of you for joining us at our first two faculty events of the fall quarter: the October DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning & Collaborative Education) titled, “Zoomarchaeology, Canvas Modules, and Piazza,” and the October Faculty Forum titled, “Promoting Engagement in Remotely-Taught Classes.” The DOLCE and Faculty Forum video recordings […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 3 of 5: Video

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 […]

October 2020 Faculty Forum Invitation: Promoting Engagement in Remotely-Taught Classes

Dear Colleagues, This month our Faculty Forum will focus on a topic important to all of us as we continue to teach remotely this fall: Promoting Engagement in Remotely-Taught Classes. We meet Friday, October 16th at noon PST via Zoom. Faculty Forums are informal, discovery-based conversations that present the thoughts of faculty from across the disciplines on the topic of the […]

October 2020 DOLCE Invitation: Zoomarchaeology, Canvas Modules, and Piazza

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  On behalf of Academic Technology Services, I’m writing to welcome you back to another quarter of remote teaching, and to invite you to participate in a series of faculty events on teaching remotely that I will be hosting this school year on Zoom. For the last several years, Academic Technology Services has […]