February 1st DOLCE This Friday!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Please join us this Friday, February 1st at noon for our first DOLCE of 2019. This month’s DOLCE will begin with an introduction to the new Associate Vice Provost and Associate Chief Information Officer for UC Davis, Dr. Meggan Levitt. Given Dr. Levitt’s extensive experience leading and supporting educational technology in higher […]

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Faculty Forum on October 19th at Noon on Diversity and Inclusivity in Teaching at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The first faculty forum of the 2018-2019 school year takes place tomorrow, October 19th, at noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove. For this forum, we will discuss ways to address diversity and inclusivity in the teaching of our UC Davis classes. By thoughtfully incorporating technologies into our courses, faculty can […]

Excited for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology! September 14th at 8:30 in 1309 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing to thank all UC Davis faculty who have registered for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. We meet on Friday, September 14th, starting at 8:30am, in 1309 The Grove / Surge III. We are looking forward to hearing from our keynote speaker, Dr, Jeannette Ruiz, from the Department […]


Please Register for the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology on 9/14!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Academic Technology Services is excited to invite UC Davis faculty to the 2018 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. With a nod to the new challenges and opportunities of our recently-adopted learning management system, we’ve chosen as our SITT theme “The Digital Learning Environment: Engaging Students in the Classroom, and Beyond.” Presenters […]

June DOLCE at UC Davis -- Academic Technology Services

The June 1 meeting of DOLCE features talks by Dana Ferris, John Zibell

Dear faculty colleagues, The last DOLCE of the year, June 1st, featured two special guests. Dana Ferris, a professor in the University Writing program, shared helpful insights on providing writing feedback in both composition and non-composition courses. In her talk, she shared tips that are both practical and widely applicable. She also highlighted helpful aspects […]

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May 18th Faculty Forum on Teaching Online — join us at Noon in 1310 Surge III / The Grove

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The final Faculty Forum of the year takes place this coming Friday, May 18th and will feature Nutrition’s Debbie Fetter and Communications’ Martin Hilbert sharing their experiences teaching online. As online courses become increasingly prevalent in higher education, this faculty forum will provide participating faculty an opportunity to reflect on their own […]

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Audio Interview with Spanish Professor Robert Blake on Teaching with Technology

Robert Blake, a distinguished professor of Spanish and the Director of the Davis Language Center, joined me for the Spring quarter audio blog entry. Our discussion covered a variety of topics ranging from Robert Blake’s training graduate students to teaching online courses to providing audio and visual feedback via UC Davis Canvas. In this audio […]

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Bonus DOLCE on May 11th: The Digital Learning Environment at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues, You are invited to a bonus DOLCE this Friday, May 11th. This bonus DOLCE will preview Dr. Andy Jones (that’s me!) and Alex Rockey’s accepted presentation “Envisioning a Digital Learning Environment at University of California, Davis: A space for pedagogical discovery and play.” In just two short weeks, we will present this […]

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May the 4th DOLCE on Innovative Use of Common Technologies — Join us!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Happy May Day! It’s time for another DOLCE! This Friday’s meeting of DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) will feature two faculty colleagues sharing their expertise in two of our most popular teaching technologies, Microsoft PowerPoint and UC Davis Canvas. James Carey, distinguished professor in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, […]