11/2/2018 DOLCE: Open textbook/ Canvas/ iClickers
From ATS Video on November 5th, 2018
On November 2nd DOLCE speakers discussed open
textbooks, UC Davis Canvas, and iClickers.
Delmar Larsen, Associate Professor of Chemistry and ChemWiki pioneer, shared updates on his work on LibreTexts. This project provides free and personalizable textbooks to empower students and faculty alike. LibreTexts is an exciting project that started in the Chemistry Department at UC Davis and has since expanded. For more information on the project and its work to create textbooks for the future, check out LibreText’s website.
Todd Van Zandt, Learning Management System Program Manager, discussed updates in Canvas to student and instructor mobile apps, student view, media recorders, analytics, and the Gradebook. In addition, although the site movetocanvas.ucdavis.edu will continue to be updated, a new website will house important information regarding Canvas at UC Davis.
Dr. Fernando Socorro, instructional technologist for Academic Technology Services, and Justin Navarro, iClicker representative, concluded DOLCE with a discussion of iClickers. Justin Navarro shared Learning Science & Insights where faculty can delve deeper into the research behind iClickers.