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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 […]

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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 […]

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Recording of May’s Virtual Faculty Forum: Lessons Learned about Remote Teaching at UC Davis

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  The faculty forum on May 15th provided almost 60 faculty and staff the opportunity to reflect on “Lessons Learned about Remote Teaching at UC Davis.” The faculty forum began with Marina Radulaski, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, discussing her experience with remote teaching this quarter. She highlighted the importance of encouraging […]

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Faculty Reflections on Teaching in the COVID-19 Era: Faculty Forum Video Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  The recording from our first virtual Faculty Forum, this one on “Faculty Reflections on Teaching in the COVID-19 Era,” is now available. Key trends from faculty presenters included the importance of communication with students and the benefits of a well-designed Canvas course.  Debbie Fetter, Department of Nutrition, shared how her experience of […]

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Virtual Faculty Forum April 17th: Faculty Reflections on Teaching in the COVID-19 Era

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Our very first virtual Faculty Forum will take place this Friday, April 17th at noon via Zoom (For the Zoom link, please contact arockey@ucdavis.edu). This month’s topic is “Faculty Reflections on Teaching in the COVID-19 Era.” Debbie Fetter, Department of Nutrition, has consistently taught online before COVID-19 and as such will share […]

Faculty Forum on Using Video to Support Student Learning Friday, January 17th

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  As described in a Wheel article titled “The Value of Short Instructional Videos,” “integrating instructional video into online or face-to-face courses can be a powerful tool to  offer additional explanations about course concepts that students typically struggle with; replace parts of face-to-face lectures to allow more in-class time for students to apply […]

Festival of Failure This Friday, November 15th!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Please join us this Friday, November 15th for a “Festival of Failure.” This faculty forum will provide faculty the opportunity to share how they have grown as educators by reflecting on what hasn’t worked in their classes, whether they be face-to-face, hybrid, or online.  By applying a growth mindset to our own […]