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Using Technology to Support Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Active Learning

Dear Faculty Colleagues, April 19th’s faculty forum on integrating technologies to support cross-disciplinary approaches to active learning provided insight into common concerns as well as how instructional technology can be used to mitigate these concerns.   Faculty expressed a wide-range of common concerns when thinking about integrating active learning. These included: incorporating active learning with […]

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Upcoming Spring Quarter 2019 DOLCE and Faculty Forums

Dear Faculty Colleagues, As Spring quarter is quickly approaching, we would like to announce the DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) and Faculty Forum topics for Spring quarter. Topics this spring will include strategies for teaching during possible future emergency closures, active learning, online citizen science tools, and interactive video tools. We welcome you […]

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March 15th Noon Faculty Forum: Week-One Technology Policies and Strategies

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Please join us for our last faculty forum of Winter quarter this Friday, March 15th, at noon in Surge III/The Grove. For March, we have chosen this focus: “Week-One Technology Strategies: How best to communicate with your students before you ‘meet’ them, and what technology use policies to share on your syllabus.” […]

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February 15th Faculty Forum on Instructional Design Strategies

Dear Faculty Colleagues, This month’s Faculty Forum (February 15th) will focus on instructional design strategies. Join Dr. Margaret Merrill and Mark Wilson, instructional designers for Academic Technology Services, for a discussion of how iterative instructional design strategies can make your teaching practices more effective and more efficient. They will be tailoring the discussion to satisfy […]

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Schedule for Winter Quarter DOLCE and Faculty Forums

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I hope you enjoyed a relaxing and restorative winter break. As Winter quarter is now upon us, I am excited to announce our upcoming instructional technology and pedagogy events for UC Davis faculty. Please see the Winter Quarter 2019 flyer for more details on DOLCEs and Faculty Forums. Speakers will share their expertise on […]

December 7th DOLCE Audio and Video Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Audio and video from the December 7th DOLCE is now available! These audio and video recordings feature Steve Faith and Joey Van Buskirk, instructional technologists for Academic Technology Services, as they walk through creating video content featured on the how-to guide “Creating Online Video Content” either within Canvas itself or in Aggie […]

December 7th DOLCE

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The last DOLCE of Fall quarter will take place this Friday, December 7th at 12:00 in the Surge II TV studio (just east of our regular location in Surge III / The Grove). As usual, the December DOLCE will feature a wide range of topics and campus experts. Ted Geier, from the […]

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Audio and Video for November 2nd DOLCE Now Available

Thank you to all those who attended DOLCE on November 2nd. We had a lively discussion and were happy to see such strong attendance, reflecting deep faculty interest in open textbooks, UC Davis Canvas, and iClickers. If you were unable to attend, please feel free to check out the video and audio recordings of the […]

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November 2nd DOLCE is Coming Up!

Dear Faculty , We are excited to announce the DOLCE this upcoming Friday, November 2nd will feature a wide-range of topics including open textbooks, Canvas updates, and iClicker. Delmar Larsen, Associate Professor of Chemistry and ChemWiki pioneer, will share updates on the international free textbook movement that he spearheaded at UC Davis. His talk, “Free […]