In addition to the resources on this site, Academic Technology Services offers weekly live webinars for UC Davis faculty and instructional teams. Use the links on this page to register for upcoming webinars using a UC Davis email address. If you are a UC Davis instructor but do not yet have a university email address, please send a message to email@example.com after registering to receive access.
See links below to upcoming webinars and to webinar recordings you can view anytime.
If you would like to schedule one-on-one training with an ATS instructional technologist, visit the ATS scheduler, or to discuss adapting your teaching for remote delivery with an instructional designer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Live Webinars - June 7-11
- No live events this week - please feel free to contact us via the ATS scheduler or email@example.com for a consultation
The Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) is offering the self-paced, fully-online ACCELERATE Asynchronously course (enroll and webpage). The course is designed to support the creation of inclusive and equitable e-learning environments during the transition of face-to-face courses into online courses. The course is open to everyone at UC Davis.
Review presentations from Academic Technology Service's Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT), the oldest yearly teaching institute at UC Davis. SITT 2020 included a mix of live online events and pre-recorded talks hosted by faculty and staff presenters on the theme “Remotely Possible: Moving Beyond the Emergency.” All of the SITT 2020 presentations, including recordings of live events, will be available indefinitely on The Wheel, ATS's instructional technology blog.
Listen to faculty perspectives on remote instruction through FacultyConnect (recordings from all 6 sessions, April 16-May 21, 2020). On-demand workshops for faculty and graduate student instructors can be found on the Center for Educational Effectiveness's Workshops On-Demand page.
To get started with remote teaching, watch this sequence of recorded webinars to be introduced to teaching with Zoom, Canvas, AggieVideo, remote whiteboards, and TurnItIn.
♦ Teaching Remotely with Zoom
This webinar covered the pedagogical and technological considerations for hosting a live remote session with your students. The content was similar to what is covered on our Teaching Live Remote Sessions page.
Recorded Teaching Remotely with Zoom webinar (NOTE 9/28/20: This is a new recording referencing settings in Zoom version 5.3.0.)
♦ Creating Interaction in Live Remote Sessions
This webinar examined different pedagogical purposes that are fulfilled by creating interaction in live remote sessions, and provided demonstrations and sample questions for the Zoom polling tool, iClicker Cloud, and Zoom Breakout rooms.
♦ Designing Remote Lessons in Canvas
This webinar explored strategies for creating organized and engaging learning materials using Modules, Pages, and embedded media in Canvas courses.
♦ Teaching with AggieVideo
This webinar went over the use of video capture (Kaltura Capture) for recording video and making it available to students, posting and managing content in AggieVideo, and embedding your AggieVideo media into Canvas.
♦ Remote Alternatives to Whiteboards
This webinar examined alternative approaches to teaching with traditional classroom whiteboards in a remote setting. Topics included Zoom's whiteboard and screen sharing features, as well as connecting tablets or smartphones to contribute content to a remote session.
♦ TurnItIn: Getting Started
This webinar provided an overview of instructor and student use of TurnItIn, the plagiarism checking tool available in Canvas.
♦ Introduction to PlayPosit
Emily from PlayPosit provided an overview of how to use PlayPosit to make instructional videos more interactive. Access additional helpful PlayPosit resources here.
♦ Getting Started with the PlayPosit Analytics Monitor
Emily from PlayPosit provided an overview PlayPosit's analytics, called the Monitor, and how to use them to improve student learning.
♦ Grading with Canvas
This webinar provided an overview of grading within Canvas, including weighted Assignment groups and SpeedGrader.
♦ Using Respondus for Improved Quizzing
This webinar provided an overview of the Respondus Lockdown Browser + Monitor, an AI-based exam-monitoring tool available to all faculty. Topics included the distinction between the Lockdown Browser tool and the Monitor tool and best practices for their use for quizzes and tests.
♦ PlayPosit 201: Advanced Features
Emily from PlayPosit introduced advanced features of PlayPosit, including the capabilities of PlayPosit’s rich text editor, advanced interaction settings, and branched learning with jumps & hot spots. Access resources from the webinar here.
♦ PlayPosit: Use Cases
Emily from PlayPosit shared a range of use cases for PlayPosit, including for text-based, rather than video-based, interactions. Access the resource guide used during the webinar, which includes descriptions of a range of uses cases, as well a sample bulb and a quick start guide for each use case.