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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 […]

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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 […]

Jeanette Ruiz at May 4th DOLCE

Audio and Video from DOLCE May 4th- Now Available!

Dear Faculty, May 4th’s DOLCE featured James Carey, distinguished professor in the Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Jeanette Ruiz, a lecturer in the Department of Communication. James Carey’s presentation, “Advanced PowerPoint Techniques: Examples from across the disciplines,” focused on effective principles for faculty to use in their teaching and dissemination of research. James Carey […]