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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 […]

Communication Intern, Jacqueline Ling

Remote Lab Courses: Student Perspective

Dear Faculty, Jacqueline Ling, a communication intern for The Wheel, wrote this piece. She is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a minor in Professional Writing at UC Davis. Outside of her academic studies, Jacqueline sequences DNA at the UCDNA Sequencing Facility, and also serves as the VP […]

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Recording of June’s Virtual Bonus Faculty Forum: Preparing for Summer, Preparing for Fall

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Thanks to so many of you for joining us for the bonus faculty forum on June 5th “Preparing for Summer, Preparing for Fall.” More than 50 participants joined us to participate in a lively discussion. The recording is now available! The faculty forum began with brief reminders of existing services for faculty […]

Surya Jones

Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Frank

Dear Faculty, Surya Jones, a guest blogger for The Wheel, interviewed Daniel Frank for this faculty spotlight. 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 […]

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Bonus Faculty Forum Friday, June 5th: Preparing for Summer, Preparing for Fall

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Please join us this Friday, June 5th at noon for a bonus Faculty Forum on “Preparing for Summer, Preparing for Fall.” At this virtual gathering, ATS staff will cover the following topics:  Categories of support we offer and how the transition to remote instruction has impacted that support A sneak preview of […]

Jeanette Ruiz

Spring AudioBlog Entry: Jeanette Ruiz on Remote Teaching

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the talented Jeanette Ruiz, Department of Communication, for this quarter’s AudioBlog entry. Our conversation is now available for viewing.  Some highlights from our conversation include:  Benefits for both students and instructors who have previous experience in online courses in navigating this quarter of remote […]